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The Advent Blog

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

  • 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

    Registration is now open for the The Advent School Collaborative on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Click here to register! 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 John on......

  • 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......

  • Fall 2017 Open House at Advent

    Advent Fall Open House Join us at our Fall Open House on Sunday, October 29, 2017. – Tour the school – Learn about Advent’s Reggio Emilia-inspired approach to teaching and learning – Get an inside look at the life of an Advent student: faculty will teach an interactive lesson that demonstrates......

  • Advent Recognized for Leading Colleagues in the National Education Field

    Advent leads colleagues in presenting educational practices and hosting onsite visits, allowing educators to see the School’s philosophy in action. Boston is seen as the hub for progressive, innovative education, and with several top tier universities and institutes, our city is also a natural choice for hosting educational conferences. The......

  • Advent Faculty Spotlight: Marlene Boyette

    Self care, confidence, and a sense of community are the three philosophies that Marlene Boyette, Advent’s Yoga & Mindfulness teacher, instills in her students each day. Boyette leads Advent’s Yoga & Mindfulness Program, a unique and integral part of the School’s curriculum. Though this is her first year at Advent,......

  • 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......