Long-time Head of Lower School Anita Fine announces her retirement

Exciting things are happening at Admiral Farragut Academy. From facilities upgrades to personnel shifts, the school is preparing for the 2020-21 year. One preparation includes a major change in the Lower School: Anita Fine, the long-time Lower School Head, is retiring. Stepping in to replace her as the Interim Head of Lower School is veteran leader Jennifer Grabowski, now entering her 25th year at Farragut.

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Leadership education makes a difference

“In order to be effective, leadership must be nurtured and matured through instruction and hands-on application.”
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Class of 2020 celebrates graduation virtually; watch our videos

Below are our special videos shared with our senior families. Thank you to everyone who made this Class of 2020 graduation memorable for our students!

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Watch our new virtual campus tour video

With a lot of our Upper School families living domestically or internationally, sometimes it is not possible for families to take a campus tour.

This new video is led by Stephanie Wood, Director of Admissions, and Jeff Ogden, Director of Enrollment, and features Farragut Hall, the dormitories, classrooms, DeSeta Hall, and the East and West Grinders.

Class of 2020 virtual graduation and video premiere information

Watch the Virtual Graduation Premiere Live

We hope you will join us online for the premiere of the Class of 2020 virtual graduation on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. EST. Watch the video on Admiral Farragut Academy’s Facebook Page and/or YouTube ChannelRead more

Two Lower School students reflect on what they learned about pandemics during the 2019 Duke TIP CRISIS camp

L-R: 7th grader Jacob Arias and 6th grader Sophia Preston

Last summer, the Duke TIP CRISIS camp’s theme was a pandemic and how the country would work through a crisis. This year, that crisis came true with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video message update from Student Health Services

Hi, I am Suzanne Douglass, the Director of Student Health Services here at Admiral Farragut Academy.  I want to take a few moments of your time to highlight what we, at Farragut, are doing to provide our students with the safest and healthiest environment throughout the stressful and challenging global pandemic of COVID-19.   Read more

Admiral Farragut Academy updated health precautions following COVID-19 pandemic

Admiral Farragut Academy updated health precautions following COVID-19 pandemic

Admiral Farragut Academy has updated all health precautions following the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes new Student Health Center procedures and quarantine rooms, providing facemasks for students, education on hygiene and proper handwashing, more social distancing, cleaning of common areas, classrooms, and the dormitories, and campus-wide nightly sanitizations. Read more

New date announced for 2020 Auction & Gala: October 17th

The Farragut Family Association is thrilled to announce the rescheduled date and times for the 2020 Auction & Gala!

Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 7:00 PM in DeSeta Hall Read more