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Grandfriends’ Day 2019

On Friday, May 17, The Advent School welcomed over 150 grandfriends - grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors, caregivers - to campus. The day began with a presentation by faculty members Judean Patten-Clark, Kindergarten-Third Grade Science, and Noelle Waters, Science and Engineering for ECC, Fourth-Sixth Grades. Then, grandfriends visited classrooms to...

2019 Advent School Book Fair

The Advent School Book Fair is May 14 to May 17. This year, we have changed the format of the Book Fair. Read on for the 2019 schedule. We are pleased to once again partner with Porter Square Books for the Book Fair. The Fair will be in the Advent...

Grandfriends’ Day is May 17!

Grandfriends' Day is Friday, May 17! Please save the date for this annual celebration of the School community and special friends. Grandfriends will visit the classrooms alongside your children after they enjoy a presentation and refreshments at Moseley Hall. Invitations will be mailed out to grandfriends next week. If you would...

Spring Benefit Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets to the 2019 Spring Benefit, The Chronicles of Advent, are now on sale. Click here to purchase your ticket today. In addition to an event ticket, you also have the option to purchase an Explorer ticket. This level is a sponsored ticket for an Advent community member, such as a...

If Words Could Speak

Last evening, Devan FitzPatrick, Fifth Grade, presented her documentation "If Words Could Speak: Expressing Word Consciousness Through the Art Language" at the Documentation Studio at BU Wheelock. Dr. Stephanie Cox Suarez (left) and Devan FitzPatrick Devan's documentation explores a project Advent Fifth Graders did this year, using materials to understand and...

The Chronicles of Advent

The Chronicles of Advent Your Adventures Begins Here. Join us on Friday, April 5, 2019 for the 2019 Advent Spring Benefit! This year, we are back at Royale with auctioneer, Billy Costa. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, March 5. Be sure to follow @advent_springbenefit on Instagram for the latest updates, auction item...

Introducing the 2019 Speaker Series

The Advent School is pleased to announce a new series of events for educators, the 2019 Speaker Series. The series, which begins on February 26, invites you to our campus to engage in dialogue about social justice teaching, Reggio-inspiration, and progressive education. Advent's Head of School Nicole A. DuFauchard will host...

Advent’s Math Champions

Earlier this week, a group of Advent students competed in a mathleague.org elementary school contest. The competition was structured as a series of four timed testing rounds - three individual and one team round. Teams consisted of four students from Third through Sixth Grade. The rounds focused on quick mental...

The Advent School & Brooklyn Boulders Partner Summer Program

Advent is pleased to partner with Brooklyn Boulders (BKB) for a new summer program, Design & Climb. In this program, children will spend half of the day learning the basics of rock climbing. They’ll develop strength, speed, endurance, precision, and spatial awareness. Children will learn first hand, from the BKB...

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 recipients,...