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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,...

ECC students paint from life.
Board of Advisors Dinner & The Wonder of Learning

Head of School Nicole A. DuFauchard and the Board of Trustees hosted their annual Board of Advisors dinner last Thursday. The SMART Lab was transformed into an elegant banquet room where Trustees, staff, and guests were treated to an evening of good food and conversation about the future of Advent. Below...

Give Where it Matters Most

When ECC students were asked what they liked most about their Sixth Grade buddies, their answers were immediate. "It is so nice. We have more fun!" "My buddy loves me! We play games." "When I was feeling sad, my buddy brought me down to the library." "I liked when we played on the climbing...

Advent to Sponsor “Wonder of Learning” Exhibit

The Advent School is a leading sponsor of the Wonder of Learning exhibit. Read on below to learn more about this exhibit and how you can be part of it. Boston has been selected to host The Wonder of Learning exhibit and The Advent School is proud to be a leading...

Laura De Girolami and Billy Costa
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 Holland Ali Johnson Andra Mattaliano Amanda Reinfeld Classy with Art Abbey Flores Decorating Dynamos Deepa Soni Paul...

Photo by Christopher Huang
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 their...