Around Advent

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...