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The Advent Blog

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

  • 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......

  • Advent Sponsors Wonder of Learning Boston

    We are pleased to announce that The Advent School will be a sponsor of The Wonder of Learning Boston exhibit, beginning June 2018! Keep an eye on our social media pages and communications for more updates on this exciting partnership: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. From WOL: “Boston has been selected to......

  • The Advent School Community Playground

    The Advent School Community Playground is a true community effort. This project has been in development for over a year and many constituents have worked tirelessly to get us to where we are today. The “community” in “Community Playground” refers to the fact that each contribution is meaningful – from......

  • Return from Reggio Emilia

    Kindergarten teachers Paula Hinchliffe and Kate Morton traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy, on a Teacher Travel Grant. Advent encourages its faculty to be life-long learners and Travel Grants support this by providing funds for professional development. Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals that describe how their trip will enhance their......