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2018-19 Travel Grant Award Announcement

As part of Advent's robust teacher professional development, each year two recipients receive funds to travel to other countries or within the U.S. to pursue opportunities that support the mission of the school and/or enhance the curriculum. Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, is pleased to announce this year's Travel Grant recipients,...

ECC students paint from life.
Board of Advisors Dinner & The Wonder of Learning

Head of School Nicole A. DuFauchard and the Board of Trustees hosted their annual Board of Advisors dinner last Thursday. The SMART Lab was transformed into an elegant banquet room where Trustees, staff, and guests were treated to an evening of good food and conversation about the future of Advent. Below...

Give Where it Matters Most

When ECC students were asked what they liked most about their Sixth Grade buddies, their answers were immediate. "It is so nice. We have more fun!" "My buddy loves me! We play games." "When I was feeling sad, my buddy brought me down to the library." "I liked when we played on the climbing...

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...