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PreK Visits The Birmingham Children’s Wee Folks Theatre! 

Last week, the PreK classes took a field trip to visit the Wee Folks Theatre. Students viewed the play, "Thumbelita," a performance based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic. The show follows the adventures of a tiny little girl named... Continue Reading →

3rd grade at Advent

The third grade at Advent had two wonderful visitors last 9 weeks. Mr. Ron Seitel, stained glass artist visited the third grade. He came in response to letters the third graders sent to him . He explained how the glass is... Continue Reading →

5th Grade STEM

The science curriculum for Advent 5th grade is STEM.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  This a project based learning curriculum that is completely directed by the students.  During our STEM classes, the students learn the curriculum and... Continue Reading →

Seventh Grade History

Seventh graders at Advent are studying Ancient Rome - the Republic and the Empire. Of course, our founding fathers studied the Romans extensively and so our government is modeled in many ways on that of the Roman Republic - so... Continue Reading →

Festival of Lessons and Carols

50th Annual Service Advent Episcopal School The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a worship service of scripture readings or lessons from the Bible interspersed with the singing of Christmas carols. The first Festival of Lessons and Carols was held... Continue Reading →

Advent PreK Is Thankful!

PreK is Thankful! Last week, the PreK classes took time to celebrate together and share the many things that we are thankful for. The children worked hard to create "Thankful Turkey" books, in which they drew and wrote about things... Continue Reading →

Advent Religion Class for Grades 5-8

What have we been up to in Religion Class this year?  We began the year with a quick review of the Seasons of the Church Year, a topic we covered at length last year.  The Church Year was introduced, of... Continue Reading →

Est-ce que je peux parler anglais?

Est-ce que je peux parler anglais? (May I speak English?) This question has transformed this year’s French classes!!! Requiring students to ask permission before speaking English has resulted in much more French spoken daily in the classroom, reduced idle chatter,... Continue Reading →

Advent 7th grade and Sloss Furnaces

Hey bloggers!  This is Sheryl Summe in the Upper School Social Studies Department. The Seventh Graders and I went on an awesome local "field trip" a couple of weeks ago. We toured the Sloss Furnaces Historic Landmark.  Sloss Furnaces National... Continue Reading →

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