Advancement

Advent’s Fall Open House

The Advent School, an independent school located in the heart of Boston, has served families and educated students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade since 1961. The School is guided by our image of the child as competent and capable, and a belief in the importance of context to learning. Our...

2018 Head’s Fall Welcome Address

On Thursday, September 6, Advent hosted its annual Head's Fall Welcome at Moseley Hall, Church of the Advent. Advent's Head of School, Nicole A. DuFauchard, formally addressed the faculty, board members, and parents in attendance, and welcomed the community to the 2018-2019 school year. Below is an excerpt from her speech...

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...

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,...

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...