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The Advent Blog

An overview of posts from the Advent blog, beginning with the most recent.

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Registration Open for 2018 Summer Program

    Registration is now open for the 2018 Advent School Engineering and Design Summer Program. Click here to register! Curious about what the program is like? Read a description of a day in the life of a designer. Interested in learning more about how your child will benefit from the program?......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Recipients Announced for 2017-2018 Professional Development Travel Grant

    The Advent School is pleased to announce that Judean Patten-Clark, science teacher, and Jenn Meader and Molly Rountree, Third Grade teachers, are the recipients of the 2017-2018 Advent Professional Development Travel Grant. As recipients of the Grant, the teachers will receive funding for their proposed curriculum-related travel this school year.......

  • The Advent Annual Fund in Action

    The Advent Annual Fund supports the student experience. Your Annual Fund contribution provides the elements that help Advent faculty deliver an experiential, rigorous, and authentic education experience to all students. The Advent Annual fund supports four key areas: Students: A strong Annual Fund allows the School to provide an exceptional education experience......

  • 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......

  • Advent Faculty Spotlight: Amy Walrod

    Amy Walrod, Advent’s newest art teacher, has led a life full of artistry. An Advent after school teacher for the past six years, as well as a celebrated illustrator, Walrod’s involvement in Boston’s art community has spanned decades. With the exception of a period of time spent living with her......