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Advent to Sponsor “Wonder of Learning” Exhibit

The Advent School is a leading sponsor of the Wonder of Learning exhibit. Read on below to learn more about this exhibit and how you can be part of it. Boston has been selected to host The Wonder of Learning exhibit and The Advent School is proud to be a leading...

Laura De Girolami and Billy Costa
Thank You for Making Way for Advent!

The 2018 Spring Benefit was held at Royale on Friday, March 23. Thank you to the Spring Benefit co-chairs and committee volunteers for their time and dedication to the event. Spring Benefit Chairs Leanne Chase Laura De Girolami Gaby Saracco Amazing at Auctions Jenny Fry Zoey Gulmi Maureen Hailer Emily Holland Ali Johnson Andra Mattaliano Amanda Reinfeld Classy with Art Abbey Flores Decorating Dynamos Deepa Soni Paul...

Photo by Christopher Huang
Class of 2018 Next School Placements

A message from Nicole A. DuFauchard, Head of School, about the Class of 2018: I am pleased to share that the Sixth Grade class was accepted to the following schools. 100% of eligible students were accepted to the Boston Public Schools Exam Schools, with all students receiving an invitation to their...

Make Way for Advent!

Save the date of Friday, March 23, 2018 for the Spring Benefit! This year, we have chosen the theme "Make Way for Advent," after the classic Boston-based children's book "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey. The event will be a celebration of our innovative school and the impact that students,...

Rev. Robert C. Day greets students at the Advent School
A Message from The Head of School

Dear Advent Community, It is with great sadness that I share that Reverend Robert C. Day, Advent's Head of School from 1965-1995, has passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Barbara, their children, Catha Day-Carlson, Elizabeth Day Churchill, and Matthew Day, and Rev. Day's grandchildren during this time. Rev....

Female student use a screwdriver at the Advent School's Summer Program
Registration Open for 2018 Summer Program

Registration is now open for the 2018 Advent School Engineering and Design Summer Program. Click here to register! Curious about what the program is like? Read a description of a day in the life of a designer. Interested in learning more about how your child will benefit from the program? Here...

Celebrate Founder’s Day on December 6

The Advent School is proud to celebrate Founder’s Day today, December 6, which is Mona C. Hull’s birthday. As Advent’s first director, Mona collaborated with a group of parishioners from the Church of the Advent in 1961 to found The Advent School. Their founding vision, as stated in an admission brochure...

Smiling Kindergarten students in a circle
The Advent Annual Fund in Action

The Advent Annual Fund supports the student experience. Your Annual Fund contribution provides the elements that help Advent faculty deliver an experiential, rigorous, and authentic education experience to all students. The Advent Annual fund supports four key areas: Students: A strong Annual Fund allows the School to provide an exceptional education experience...

Registration Now Open for The Advent Collaborative

The Collaborative is now full. Please contact Lauren Leary, Community Engagement Manager, at to be added to the wait list. The 2018 keynote speaker is John Nimmo, EdD, assistant professor in Early Childhood Education at the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University, Oregon. You can read more about...

Fall 2017 Open House at Advent

Advent Fall Open House Join us at our Fall Open House on Sunday, October 29, 2017. - Tour the school - Learn about Advent's Reggio Emilia-inspired approach to teaching and learning - Get an inside look at the life of an Advent student: faculty will teach an interactive lesson that demonstrates our progressive, student-centered approach...