Curriculum

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Advent Partners with GAIM for Themed Math Competition

As a school located in the heart of Boston, one of the most progressive cities in regard to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education, The Advent School is committed to partnering with local and national organizations focused on science and mathematics education. One of the partnerships Advent has recently created...

Advent Students Give Gifts of Gratitude

Advent students are asked to practice gratitude within their classrooms each day. In February 2017, around the Valentine’s Day holiday, the students in Fourth and Sixth Grades were asked to put their recognition of gratitude into practice through the ThinkGive program. Instead of bringing in treats for the class, with...