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Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 
Vernon Photography will be on campus for school picture day on Wednesday, October 1st. Be sure to look your best!Uniform for Upper School students is Salt and Peppers.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 
Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 
As part of the BLUE Ocean Film Festival there will be a community beach clean up day.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 
Admiral Farragut Academy has participated in this program for over 15 years!
Posted Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 
Cavern diving certification, different from cave diving, requires gruelling training.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 
The Exhibition Drill Team proudly displays the American Flag belonging to The Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS).
Posted Monday, Sep 15, 2014 
The Exhibition Drill Team has begun their busy schedule of events in the community for the year.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
FCTE is a state-wide competition and this is her third year in a row winning for the fiction category. Her work will be published in Gulfstream (an FCTE publication) and there is a cash award as well.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
Due to achieving a qualifying score at or above the 95th percentile on the California Achievement Test or another accepted Standardized Achievement and Abilities Test, the following students have qualified for the 7th Grade Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
Photos and recap. Also Tampa Bay Times named two of our AFA cross country boys, Patrick McNamara and Hunter McCann, as 'runners to watch'.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
As a culminating activity, students were given nine different minerals. They had to determine the properties of each mineral and use a chart to identify the mineral name. They were also given a geode and had to find the crystals inside.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
They are learning about different types of technology: a thing, a system, and a process.
Posted Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 
Students watched a documentary called "Silencing the Guns". The film explores how Bharse, a small village in Nepal, used nonviolent resistance to avoid direct involvement in decades of Civil War. The main subject of the documentary, former soldier and current peace activist Hem Pun, spoke to students about his life after they watched the film.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
Students will not be allowed inside. Thank you.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
The tailgate scheduled for tonight before the football game, has been canceled due to inclement weather.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
For the third year we will be having a "Red Out" game to raise money for the American Heart Association. The game is 9/19 vs. St. Pete Catholic. Shirts are on sale now and lower school is having a banner/sign competition.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
Offered to students in 3rd-8th grade.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
Posted Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 
We opened the doors to our 92nd school year with new faces, improvements, and new offices. We are excited to share those with you and would like to thank all those that are responsible for the changes!
Posted Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 
On Saturday, Sept 7, 2014 AFA Wrestling and new head coach, Ron Timpanaro, hosted a clinic for high school and youth wrestlers from around Pinellas County to have the opportunity to train with Olympic Wrestler Jared Frayer. This event was also the kick-off to the beginning of our new Anchor Wrestling Club Program for 1st-8th grade students interested in wrestling.
Posted Monday, Sep 8, 2014 
Open to 1st-8th grade students, this youth club will be held Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30-7pm in the AFA Wrestling Room located in the Huntley Field House.
Posted Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 
Tues, September 9th at 6:30 PM in the Student Center. Please join us and support our school's athletic program.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 
Kyle will be part of an all-star team of junior golfers from our area that will be competing in the Southeast Regional for a chance to contend in the PGA Junior League Golf Championship.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 
Since joining our community, Bandmaster, Ron Turner, has been on a mission to give every student the chance to experience music. He was overwhelmed with the interested in band when school started last week. Now he has to deliver on his promise and has a list of must haves!
Posted Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 
This is a tremendous accomplishment for Farragut since we only introduced the program three years ago with just one course held on Saturdays. It is clear our students seek STEM and technical curriculum to be successful in their future education and careers.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 
On Wednesdays after school for all students.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 
Posted Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 
Farragut is lucky to have students like Michael be able to attend our school through the Step Up for Students program. Step Up For Students is an initiative of the Florida Tax Credit (FTC) Scholarship Program. Michael holds a 3.9 GPA, loves baseball, and is the Band Commander of our Regiment Staff.
Posted Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 
As part of our character education program at Admiral Farragut Academy, our Lower School Students in grades 4th through 7th learned about study skills through an engaging presentation by the Costello Center.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 
Our team of STEM educators, the acronym for "science, technology, engineering, and mathematics," has been very busy this summer with professional training and classroom refurbishments for the upcoming year. In the technology world, there are constant changes that our staff have to keep up with. Thanks to the support of our Foundation and their funding of Professional Development, our team of educators were able to participate and complete professional development over the summer.

Admiral Farragut Academy is a private, college prep, day and boarding school located in St. Petersburg, FL serving grades PreK thru 12th grade.

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