On Wednesday, March 1, the Lower School Drama Club put on a performance of Alice in Wonderland, Jr., a stage adaption of the 1951 film Alice in Wonderland that was created for school and community theater productions.
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 Thursday, January 19th, nationally acclaimed spoken word poet Megan Falley performed for the seniors of Mrs. Ewing’s English class in the Student Center. Though this is her fourth year visiting Farragut, this is the first time she’s done an entire performance for the students.
On Wednesday, December 7 our students in Band performed for guests and artists displayed their first semester of artwork at Admiral Farragut Academy.
On Wednesday, 21 students from Mrs. Reilly’s drama class spent the morning in the rough-and-tumble section of South Boston’s Lower End and the early afternoon in the well-to-do area of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts as they observed Margie, Mike, Kate, Jean, Dottie, and Stevie try to be good people — or at least, that’s what it felt like. Read more
During the 2016 Parents’ Group Annual Auction, attendees were given the opportunity to “raise their auction paddle” to support the renovation of an Upper School classroom. The Price family raised theirs for a $5,000 gift to cover the cost of renovating the art classroom.
This past weekend, three of our students – George Hamilton ‘18, Shawn Simon ‘17, and Michael Cooney ‘16 — attended the annual Suncoast Tigers Tiger Bay awards featuring guest of honor and keynote speaker Carl Bernstein. Bernstein is best known for his journalistic work with his peer at the Washington Post, Bob Woodward, breaking the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Read more
The National Radon Poster Contest gives students, ages 9–14 years old, the opportunity to educate themselves and others about the dangers of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can’t see or smell radon. Testing is the only way to know your level of exposure. A group of 6th grade students, under the direction of art teacher, Mrs. Mary Shusta participated in this year’s Florida Radon Poster Contest. Read more