The Admiral Farragut Foundation has closed the 2017 books on a record-breaking year. Donations exceeded $850k coupled with a strong market, the total assets have grown well over $1 million last year. The Foundation is currently at $5.3 million in assets. Read more
According to IMPACT Melanoma, Admiral Farragut Academy is the first school in Pinellas County to place sunscreen dispensers across campus and to provide additional education through their ‘Practice Safe Skin’ program for grades Kindergarten through 12th. Read more
US Adopt a Soldier Program we are asking our community to give back to service members during the holiday season. Tina Henderson, the parent of AFA sophomore student Phillip Henderson, adopted a platoon through “Project Frontlines” which is a short-term/on-time-care package program to help support our troops. AFA and Mrs. Henderson is supporting a platoon that consists of about 15 service members, who call themselves the Death Dealers. Unfortunately, we have not been told their location but we have received correspondence from their platoon leader who shared what his soldier’s needs and likes are. We are looking to send care packages as soon as possible and request our Farragut Family participation U.S. Adopt a Soldier Program!
Please bring all items to Amy Stabile in the Upper School Office by Friday, December 8th. Read more
On Friday, November 3, 2017, Admiral Farragut Academy held a special groundbreaking ceremony for The New Building Campaign, the Academy’s most ambitious building project and fundraising campaign in its history.
It’s full steam ahead on the New Building project. The building committee selected our builder, Gilbane, Inc. Gilbane is one of the largest privately held family-owned construction and real estate development firms in the industry. They have come on board and joined our architect, John Poe, and our project manager, Bill DiMarino.
On March 31st, the building committee selected our builder, Gilbane, Inc. Gilbane is one of the largest privately held family-owned construction and real estate development firms in the industry. They will be coming on board and joining our Architect, John Poe, and our project manager, Bill DiMarino. Read more
As the Parents’ Group moves ahead with the Shade Project, they would like to first install sunscreen stations with dispensers at selected locations around campus to help students protect themselves from sun damage.
The evening of Saturday, March 4th over 120 parents, friends, and staff gathered at the beautiful Club at Treasure Island for our annual Parents’ Group auction. This year’s theme was an elegant “Night at the Masquerade Ball”. Parents dressed the part in beautiful evening gowns and suits arriving with their masks on. Read more
For as long as our flag has flown high at Farragut, our Drill Teams and Band have been part of our culture and identity. Both allow our cadets to take their craft to the next level and help to represent our school within the community whether performing in front of crowds, representing us in the community, hosting dignitaries, or visiting local schools or hospitals to spread good fortune. Today, both remain very active and show no sign of slowing down.
On the evening of Thursday, November 17th the West Lounge of Farragut Hall was the center stage for the Kick Off Event for the Capital Campaign to raise $4 million dollars for The New Building on campus.