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Second Graders Raise $3,000 in T-Shirt Sales for Human Rights Campaign

The following is a press release written by the Second Grade students at The Advent School. The students designed and sold t-shirts to be worn at Boston's Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9, 2018. All proceeds were donated directly to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest civil rights organization working...

Advent’s Librarian Teaches Course in Ethiopia

Advent's School Librarian, Dr. Posey, recently returned from teaching a two-week graduate level course on Education and Technology to ten students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The students in her class attend college in Addis, where they are each completing a Master’s Degree in either Educational Leadership or Holistic Child Development. Dr....

Earth Week Begins at Advent

This year, The Advent School's Parents Association is leading an initiative to celebrate Earth Day. In honor of the day, all Advent community members will engage in a week-long pledge called Earth Week. Below is a message from the Parents Association, which was shared in the April editions of Advent's @Advent...

Advent Partners with GAIM for Themed Math Competition

As a school located in the heart of Boston, one of the most progressive cities in regard to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education, The Advent School is committed to partnering with local and national organizations focused on science and mathematics education. One of the partnerships Advent has recently created...

An Open Letter on Behalf of Independent Schools of New England

The following open letter was featured in the Sunday, March 11, 2018 edition of The Boston Globe, and was written on behalf of Independent Schools of New England. Nicole A. DuFauchard, Advent's Head of School, joins her colleagues from across New England in support of this important message. Click here...

Advent Families Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Boston Cares Day of Service

Each year, Boston Cares, New England's largest volunteer agency and Advent community partner, hosts a Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The event is held on the annual federal holiday observing Dr. King's legacy and efforts toward equality and social justice. This year, participants of the event...

Advent Students Give Gifts of Gratitude

Advent students are asked to practice gratitude within their classrooms each day. In February 2017, around the Valentine’s Day holiday, the students in Fourth and Sixth Grades were asked to put their recognition of gratitude into practice through the ThinkGive program. Instead of bringing in treats for the class, with...

Recipients Announced for 2017-2018 Professional Development Travel Grant

The Advent School is pleased to announce that Judean Patten-Clark, science teacher, and Jenn Meader and Molly Rountree, Third Grade teachers, are the recipients of the 2017-2018 Advent Professional Development Travel Grant. As recipients of the Grant, the teachers will receive funding for their proposed curriculum-related travel this school year. The...

Advent Faculty Spotlight: Amy Walrod

Amy Walrod, Advent’s newest art teacher, has led a life full of artistry. An Advent after school teacher for the past six years, as well as a celebrated illustrator, Walrod’s involvement in Boston’s art community has spanned decades. With the exception of a period of time spent living with her family...

Advent Recognized for Leading Colleagues in the National Education Field

Advent leads colleagues in presenting educational practices and hosting onsite visits, allowing educators to see the School’s philosophy in action. Boston is seen as the hub for progressive, innovative education, and with several top tier universities and institutes, our city is also a natural choice for hosting educational conferences. The Advent...