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The Advent Blog

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

  • 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......

  • Thank You for Making Way for Advent!

    The 2018 Spring Benefit was held at Royale on Friday, March 23. Thank you to the Spring Benefit co-chairs and committee volunteers for their time and dedication to the event. Spring Benefit Chairs Leanne Chase Laura De Girolami Gaby Saracco Amazing at Auctions Jenny Fry Zoey Gulmi Maureen Hailer Emily......

  • 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......

  • An Open Letter on Behalf of Independent Schools of New England

    The following open letter was featured in the Sunday, March 11, 2018 edition of The Boston Globe, and was written on behalf of Independent Schools of New England. Nicole A. DuFauchard, Advent’s Head of School, joins her colleagues from across New England in support of this important message. Click here......

  • 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......