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Admiral Farragut Academy wins Tampa Bay Times’ people’s choice best of the bay

Admiral Farragut Academy won 2019 People’s Choice Best of the Best by the Tampa Bay Times in three categories! Best private school for Preschool, Grade and Middle School, as well as High School. Thank you to all of our supporters who took the time to vote. We are very proud of this award.

Parents’ Group will use 2018-19 earnings on multiple campus projects

This year our Parents’ Group had over $150,000 to give back to the school through campus projects which range from campus beautification, safety, academics, and athletics. After a meeting with Headmaster Robert Fine and the executive committee, the Parents’ Group has made the following commitments: Read more

Check out the Ship’s Store for clearance shirts!

Upper and Lower school parents, come check out the 20% off sale rack in the ship’s store! Email shipsstore@farragut.org or call 727-384-5500 ext 245 for more information.

Farragut community comes together for Annual Earth Day Cleanup

Admiral Farragut Academy Community Service

Thank you to those that helped at our Annual Earth Day Cleanup at Clam Bayou and for science teacher Sari Deitche for organizing! In our three years of sponsoring the event, we had our biggest turnout yet.  Over 60 student and parent volunteers picked up trash, filling a 300-gallon can full of plastic, styrofoam, wood, glass and cigarette butts, among other debris. We also cleaned out dead and dying wood and palm tree fronds. And we planted over 200 mangrove seedlings. All this was completed in less than 2 hours!

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“Reach for the Stars” was record-breaking fundraiser and gala for Admiral Farragut Academy

Admiral Farragut Academy’s “Reach for the Stars” Fundraising Auction and Gala this past Saturday, April 6th was an amazing evening! This year’s auction format was an entirely new concept and with hard work, ingenuity, and the over-achieving attitude that is associated with Admiral Farragut Academy, we went forth to Reach For the Stars and put on a record-breaking gala in our brand new event space, DeSeta Hall. This was a collaborative effort between the Parents’ Group Executive Board, Farragut staff, volunteers, and hired-vendors. We cannot thank you enough for everyone involved in the planning and execution of this fundraising event, and for those who attended and participated in the auction to support the school. Read more

Michael Israel visits campus, is covered by local news outlets

On Monday, March 18, 2019, speed painter and performing artist, Michael Israel, visited campus to spread the word about Admiral Farragut Academy’s upcoming event “Reach For The Stars” on April 6th where he will do a live performance for guests. | Purchase your tickets!

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Vote for Farragut in the School Category for the Best of the Best in the Tampa Bay area!

Admiral Farragut Academy is up for the award in the School Category for the Best of the Best in the Tampa Bay area!

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RSVP to Earth Day Cleanup 2019

In partnership with the Clam Bayou Marine Education Center, all AFA students and their families are invited to attend our Earth Day Cleanup! 🌿🌎 The cleanup will be on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Read more

Support Farragut with a personalized parking space

As we begin plans for the 2019-20 school year, we are offering parking spaces in our new DeSeta Hall parking lot, Farragut Hall circular drive parking lot, as well as in our Lower School parking lot on behalf of the Parents’ Group. All parking spaces will have a permanent sign with your name on it for the entire school year with all proceeds going to our Parents’ Group. Read more