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The Advent Blog

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

  • 2018-19 Travel Grant Award Announcement

    As part of Advent’s robust teacher professional development, each year two recipients receive funds to travel to other countries or within the U.S. to pursue opportunities that support the mission of the school and/or enhance the curriculum. Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, is pleased to announce this year’s Travel Grant......

  • 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.......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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.......

  • 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......

  • 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......