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The Advent Blog

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

  • 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......

  • The Advent Amazing Race!

    Advent’s school year has officially kicked off with the completion of Faculty Work Week! The week was filled with engaging conversations, inspiring presentations, perspective-changing workshops, and community building. One of the many highlights of the week was The Advent Amazing Race, which served as a community building activity. Faculty were......

  • 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,......

  • Back to School Information

    We are excited to welcome you back! To keep up with all that is happening at Advent this summer, follow along on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Advent’s first day of School for all grades is Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Family Drop-In day for all grades is Tuesday, September......