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Our own Advent School election

How and why Advent created a school-wide election to encourage intentional and important conversations in the classroom Students submit their ballots after voting Teachers hand out stickers after each student completes their ballot! The "Name the Advent Lion" challenge and election first came up as the Community Connections Committee brainstormed ways to...

5 Ways to Incorporate the Reggio Emilia Approach at Home

Amber Lowe, a former Kindergarten teacher at Advent and current Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Advent led a virtual presentation on how families can incorporate the Reggio Emilia approach at home. Amber is also the president of BARIN, the Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network, that works to connect Reggio-inspired schools...

Two students practice yoga in a yoga studio. A text overlay says "Boston Day of Community Wellness"
#BostonDayofCommunityWellness

The Boston Day of Community Wellness, planned and organized by the Fifth and Sixth Grade Yoga & Mindfulness students at The Advent School, is a call to relaxation for all Boston residents. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 3, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Marlene Boyette, Advent's Yoga &...

Remote Learning: Staying connected and engaged from home

A recap of Advent's remote Parent Panels Advent parents hosted two virtual panels as an opportunity to connect and share their experiences during online learning. The past weeks at home have been a learning experience for all, and we hope that providing these touchpoints for our families will bring a sense...

A laptop computer screen shows a robot head made out of a cereal box and tinfoil.
An online ADVENTure!

A recap of Advent's ADVENTure program (April 21-23, 200) Ms. Stephanie, Director of Enrichment, created a robot from a cereal box and other recycled materials! During Advent’s April vacation week, our Enrichment team provided students with three days of virtual design programming. The ADVENTures program is offered on certain days when school...

A student and her grandparents read a book together.
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...