For parents with jobs that demand more than the average professional’s commitment, it can be difficult to find an education for embassy workers’ children. They want one that truly emphasizes academics while also encouraging students to push their boundaries and explore. There are 10 reasons embassy workers choose boarding schools. Parents who live and work at U.S. Embassies find boarding schools to be an excellent option for their high school aged children.
This past weekend students gave back to their community. One group of students participated in a trash clean up, another spent time at a retirement community, members of the color guard presented the colors at a local St. Petersburg event, Ribfest, and Lower School students donated goods to the Ronald McDonald House. Read more
Here’s a breakdown of the information boarding parents need to know for the upcoming holiday Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks.
Farragut students are used to dressing in orchestrated garb each week but it was just a bit different during Spirit Week.
A group of boarding students went to play paintball this past weekend at a local course called Providence Paintball in Clearwater. Many of the students called it the best boarding trip this year and they hope to do it again in the spring.
The structure provided at a college prep boarding school can make the ultimate difference for a student struggling with ADHD or ADD. Admiral Farragut Academy takes a proactive approach in helping students succeed with this learning difference.
The Upper School marine science classes participated in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Federal “Fishermen of the Greater Tampa Bay” Oral History Grant for the third consecutive year. On Saturday, September 24 at Farragut’s waterfront, 10 marine science students conducted interviews with four area fishermen and gathered information for the benefit of the Voices from the Fisheries Database, which attempts to document the human experience with the marine, coastal, and Great Lakes environments and living marine resources. Read more
Boarding Life at Farragut Restructured and Revamped; Meet The New Team
Kyndal Olander is excited. The third-year boarding student from Brooksville, Florida has reached her senior year “the way you’re supposed to, by rising up to leadership through the ranking system at Farragut Boarding life.” Yet, even though she’s achieved the status of battalion commander for her senior year, she is more thrilled with the way residential life has evolved. Read more
Students are invited to attend the New York City trip during Thanksgiving Break (November 19-26, 2016) which will be led by Mrs. Rue. The trip is an estimated cost of $2,730. Read more
An admissions team member from Admiral Farragut Academy will be visiting Mexico as part of a tour with Linden Educational Services, a company that is dedicated to helping students from all around the world discover the numerous educational opportunities available in the United States. Please invite any friends or family that may be interested in attending Admiral Farragut Academy to meet with our admissions representative during the tour! Read more