Events

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...

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...

Advent Partners with GAIM for Themed Math Competition

As a school located in the heart of Boston, one of the most progressive cities in regard to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education, The Advent School is committed to partnering with local and national organizations focused on science and mathematics education. One of the partnerships Advent has recently created...

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...

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...

Registration Now Open for The Advent Collaborative

The Collaborative is now full. Please contact Lauren Leary, Community Engagement Manager, at lleary@adventschool.org 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...