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The Advent Blog

An overview of posts from the Advent blog, beginning with the most recent.

  • Spring Benefit Tickets Now on Sale

    Tickets to the 2091 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......

  • 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. Devan’s documentation explores a project Advent Fifth Graders did this year, using materials to understand and represent the nuanced meanings of words. Here......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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.......

  • 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......

  • Advent’s Fall Open House

    The Advent School, an independent school located in the heart of Boston, has served families and educated students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade since 1961. The School is guided by our image of the child as competent and capable, and a belief in the importance of context to learning. Our......