Next Schools

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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...

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Class of 2017 Next Schools Placements

  A message from head of school Nicole A. DuFauchard on the Next Schools placements for the class of 2017. I am pleased to share that the Class of 2017 was accepted at the following Next Schools. I would like to congratulate the students on their acceptances. The students worked tremendously hard...

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...

Advent Class of 2016
Congratulations, Class of 2016!

As the 2015-16 academic year wraps up, we have much to celebrate at The Advent School. Our Sixth Graders will graduate from Faneuil Hall on Wednesday, June 15, bringing their time at Advent to a close. We will celebrate their extraordinary contributions to Advent and wish them the best at...

Sixth Graders
5 Tips on Finding Your Next School

Next Schools Coordinator Nora Goddard shares her top five tips (plus a bonus tip!) for selecting a middle school. Independent school decisions letters are mailed on March 10.  [caption id="attachment_18133" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sixth Graders visited Farm School in Athol, MA to strengthen their classroom community.[/caption] We talk a lot about “right fit” during the Next...