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7th grade attends Finance Park to learn hands-on financial skills

As the culmination of a six-week, integrated unit in math class with Mr. Tracy Parks, the 7th-grade class spent a day using their skills at Finance Park. Read more

Four students attend 2018 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment

Over the summer, Farragut students Jared Ariza, Justin Ariza, and Erik Sokolowski, all class of 2020, and Dylan Miksch ‘19 represented Admiral Farragut Academy at The 2018 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE) in Washington, D.C. It was a notable achievement and all four boys represented AFA admirably. Read more

6th graders find relics of the past on Peace River field trip

On Thursday, May 8, Lower School Science teacher Henry Sadler took his 6th-grade Life Science classes on a field trip to the Peace River in Arcadia, FL, as an extension on their unit on fossils.

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Farragut students find their voice at the ROCS conference

On Thursday, January 25th, Science Department Chair and Upper School Marine Science and Biology teacher Sari Deitche, along with 4th-7th Grade Science & Marine Science teacher Henry Sadler, took a group of eight students from the Upper and Lower Schools to the Regional Ocean Conference for Students (ROCS) Conference at the Florida Aquarium.

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5th grade attends Enterprise Village

On Friday, January 19th 5th-grade students spent the day at Enterprise Village by the Stavros Institute. Enterprise Village is a self-contained economic education program that provides a hands-on learning experience unlike any other. Read more

Boarding students visit the Kennedy Space Center

By Valentina Fornaro Galliano ‘19, international student from Argentina and Public Affairs Officer for the regiment.

On Marther Luther King Day, Monday, January 15th, Admiral Farragut Academy took us, the boarding cadets, to Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. The Kennedy Space Center is one of ten National Aeronautics and Space Administration field centers where astronauts are trained and spacecrafts are launched. There, we were given the opportunity to train like astronauts and learn about space in a very unique way.

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Upper School US history class travels back in time at Cannon School

The Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) class at Admiral Farragut Academy recently attended their 10th annual Cannon School at the National Park Service Headquarters in St. Augustine, FL.

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Upper School students enjoy European trip over Spring Break

Over Spring Break, Upper School Spanish teacher, Cesar Robalino, and Commandant Office Assistant, Beverly Gonczar, took a group of students on a trip to Spain and France. Miss Beverly wrote an account of their trip, which included stops in Barcelona, Madrid, Provence, and Paris.

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Upper School students win awards at 12th Annual Florida Statewide Chinese Competition

Ten students, who take Mandarin Chinese with Mrs. Rue, competed at the 12th Annual Florida Statewide Chinese Competition (FSCC). This year the competition was held on February 10th and 11th 2017 at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton.

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Three 7th grade students attend Model United Nations Conference

On February 17th, three 7th grade students attended the Model United Nations Conference in Tallahassee as part of a club sponsored by Mrs. Rowe, social studies teacher, and Mrs. Morris, librarian. Read more