Alumni

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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....

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...

The Advent School Alumni Spotlight
Advent inspires you to be a changemaker.

Alumni Spotlight: Lily Brinkman '16 Dana Hall '22 No task is too small for Lily Brinkman, including being a global changemaker. Read on to find out how Advent inspired Lily to change the world. How has Advent made a lasting impression on you? Advent showed me to look a little deeper. I was taught to be...

The Advent School Alumni Spotlight
Advent teaches perseverance.

Alumni Spotlight: Zakkai Mares-Van Praag '16 Brimmer and May '22 Zakkai Mares-Van Praag knows that hard work pays off. Read on to find out how Advent inspired Zakkai to keep pursuing his goals. How has Advent made a lasting impression on you? Advent is an incredible community of people who have made me the human...

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Advent inspires confident leaders.

Alumni Spotlight: Sitarah Lakhani '16   [caption id="attachment_18993" align="alignright" width="287"] Sitarah Lakhani '16 (Dexter Southfield '22)[/caption] We all have the same number of hours in the day as Sitarah Lakhani, but she manages to squeeze more into her schedule than the average person. Since graduating from Advent, Sitarah has taken on a full...

Advent School graduation ceremony
Advent’s Lasting Impression

Advent Alumni Spotlight: David Sullivan '16 [caption id="" align="alignright" width="225"] David Sullivan '16 (Roxbury Latin '22)[/caption] David Sullivan's graduation speech was one for the books. When he stepped up to the podium at Faneuil Hall last June, the Advent community had no idea what was in store. Instead of reciting a speech, David surprised the crowd...