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Function Picture Project

In upper school math at Advent, graphing functions and interpreting graphs are important skills to develop and cultivate. Many students never feel comfortable in the coordinate plane. One project that helps 7th grade Algebra 1 students with their graphing skills... Continue Reading →

Summer at Advent

We only have 6 weeks left of school and then it is summer!! Have you thought about what your kids will be doing? What about summer at Advent? We have so many fun offerings for rising Pre-K through 8th grade. Advent... Continue Reading →

Advent religion class

Forgiveness is a topic we have been discussing in religion class at Advent recently. Students watched a video about a father and a son in which the father forgives the son for lying on several occasions in order to avoid... Continue Reading →

U. S. Space and Rocket Center

In Alabama history, Advent 4th graders have been learning about the Alabama connection to the U.S. space program.  They have studied the arrival of Dr. Wernher von Braun and his team of rocket scientists to Huntsville and about the space... Continue Reading →

Wax Museum at Advent

During the months of February and March, Advent students in 5th grade social studies explored major events in American history between the years of 1800-1850.  They completed a unit on the Civil War which culminated in a research paper on a... Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Arts Day

A quick glance at the Advent School calendar reveals a wide range of experiences for our students. There have been visiting speakers, downtown field trips and even overnight excursions. Celebrate the Arts Day is another example of an unique opportunity... Continue Reading →

NeuroNet in Kindergarten

Since the beginning of the school year, all three Advent kindergarten classes have been implementing NeuroNet into the daily schedule. For those who are not familiar with the program, NeuroNet is a research-based learning program that is designed to develop... Continue Reading →

Upper School Language Arts Students Celebrate Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, 6th graders began with a viewing of The Children’s March, a documentary which enlightened them on the significant involvement of children, many of whom were their ages and younger, in the Civil Rights Movement.... Continue Reading →

Allez, le panthers!

What is the most important element in a school? Test scores? Preparation? The arts or athletics? Well-roundedness? Character development? While these are all important, most seasoned educators would use words like environment, culture, and family-feeling as crucial to a successful... Continue Reading →

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