It has been an exciting first half of the 2018-2019 school year for our athletes and for the Admiral’s Athletics Club (AAC)! We wanted to thank all our sponsors, volunteers, teachers and staff supporters who have made it all possible.
“Reach for the Stars” will be the first time Admiral Farragut Academy will open its doors to the new performing arts building, DeSeta Hall! Expect to be surprised, delighted, and over-the-moon when you see this amazing space and witness art-in-concert by famous speed painter Michael Israel. Mark your calendars to join us on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Purchase sponsorships and tickets at www.farragut.org/RFTS.
Questions about Reach for the Stars? Check out these frequently asked questions about the event.
Completion of Farragut’s new multi-purpose performing arts building, DeSeta Hall, has surprisingly little to do with floor plans, concrete or steel to the people who have invested in its construction. It’s all about the students who will benefit from the Academy’s state-of-the-art facility once the project is finished in the fall of 2019.
“Everything’s running on schedule and that’s great news for our students,” said Ed DeSeta, Farragut Class of 1967 and donor to the project whose family name will adorn the new building.
With the introduction of new tax law this year, you may wonder how you will be impacted. For many taxpayers, the new tax law creates an opportunity in the form of increased disposable income. Here are the main takeaways of the 2018 law, along with some things to consider for charitable giving this year. Read more
The holidays are coming up and we’ll all be searching for that perfect gift for our loved ones. With Amazon Smile, no matter what gift you find on Amazon.com this holiday season, you can give back to Farragut at the same time.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. Just visit smile.amazon.com and choose Admiral Farragut Academy as your charitable organization!
Mark and Lanie Salebra, parents of 2nd grader Max (Class of 2029), are a great example of a family who has embraced the Farragut Experience. Their company, Salebra Family Restaurants, owns six McDonald’s franchise locations and they are active in giving back not only to Farragut, but the community as well. We sat down with Max’s Mom, Lanie, to talk about his experience as a student, their experience as parents, and their experiences giving back.
Whether you’ve had an opportunity to view the physical changes on campus with your own eyes or not, we are excited to share with everyone in the Farragut Family the immense transformation underway. We also would like to take you on an aerial tour of the vision that is now becoming reality.
On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Parents’ Group hosted their auction, Off to the Races. Farragut families, friends and faculty converged with their fabulous big hats and dapper bow ties for this year’s Kentucky Derby theme.
Bulldozers are on campus, dirt is being moved, and a contractor trailer is in place. It is official, we have begun the construction of our new building! We are now 13 months away from moving into a new facility that will house an auditorium, music room, art room, conference rooms, as well as admissions and administrative offices. Read more