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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...

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...

An Open Letter on Behalf of Independent Schools of New England

The following open letter was featured in the Sunday, March 11, 2018 edition of The Boston Globe, and was written on behalf of Independent Schools of New England. Nicole A. DuFauchard, Advent's Head of School, joins her colleagues from across New England in support of this important message. Click here...

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....

Head’s Fall Welcome 2017

A new school year at Advent signals new opportunities to share and indulge in school traditions. One of the many beloved traditions that kicks off the start to each year is the Head’s Fall Welcome, held at Moseley Hall in The Church of The Advent. The event is a night of...

Head of School Fall Welcome Letter

Dear Advent Community, As the start of the school year draws near, I realize that many of you are probably feeling the way Ray and I are: lamenting that we have to follow an actual bedtime routine, noticing that our pride-and-joy child is suddenly remembering he has two full books,...

Head of School Nicole A. DuFauchard
Dear Advent Community: On Voting & Choice

Dear Advent Community, Today I will exercise my right to vote, an interesting task at an interesting time. I have always been intrigued by politics. As a military child living overseas during the Cold War, I was hyper aware of what democracy meant to the United States and to others around the...

Advent SMART Lab
Admission Event: Coffee with the Head of School

Next Thursday, November 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Advent's Head of School, Nicole A. DuFauchard, will be hosting coffee and an informal chat for prospective parents. This adults only admission event will be held at Advent's SMART Lab, located at 99 West Cedar Street, Boston, MA 02114. You will...

Head of School Nicole A. DuFauchard
The Fall Head’s Welcome

Join members of the Advent community on Thursday, September 8 for the Fall Head's Welcome. This adults-only event is a way for the community to celebrate the start of another school year. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet staff, faculty, and members of the Board of Trustees while hearing important...

Administrative Team Update

As the School continues to grow and change, so does the structure of our Administrative team. In addition to the changes announced this spring, I am pleased to share the following updates for the fall 2016 academic year. In March, I shared the news about Nora Goddard as Advent’s new Director...