Around Advent

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...

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...

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...

Second Graders Raise $3,000 in T-Shirt Sales for Human Rights Campaign

The following is a press release written by the Second Grade students at The Advent School. The students designed and sold t-shirts to be worn at Boston's Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9, 2018. All proceeds were donated directly to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest civil rights organization working...

Advent’s Librarian Teaches Course in Ethiopia

Advent's School Librarian, Dr. Posey, recently returned from teaching a two-week graduate level course on Education and Technology to ten students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The students in her class attend college in Addis, where they are each completing a Master’s Degree in either Educational Leadership or Holistic Child Development. Dr....