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Hidden Gem

  As many of you know, Advent Episcopal School has just completed a successful school accreditation. The team that visited our campus could not have been more impressed! They met with school administrators, visited classrooms, had lunch with the student... Continue Reading →

Advent and “Yet”

The word “yet." I just learned recently that the word has so many meanings. Yet leaves so much space, continuance, suspense, growth... like something else is definitely going to happen. In lower school art class, I hear from the students,... Continue Reading →

Advent and ThinkFirst

This past Thursday, Advent students received a visit from a special guest speaker, Mrs. Julie Farmer, RN, from Children’s of Alabama. Mrs. Farmer heads up the “Kohl’s Think First Alabama” for Children’s; for more information go here. She travels throughout the... Continue Reading →

Advent Acolytes and Choir

  The weekly Chapel service at Advent Episcopal School gives our students a time for reflection, support, and reaffirmation that they are truly loved and cherished. Students are full participants in the service, which reinforces leadership skills and bolsters their public... Continue Reading →

Lower School PE

As we return from the Christmas break, it's no better time to start getting active again.  This semester, we'll review and improve upon what we did last semester as well as starting new units in gymnastics, baseball, bowling, jumping rope,... Continue Reading →

First Grade STEM

In STEM, Advent first graders were introduced to the wonderful world of coding. Each class was separated into four groups with three to four people in each group. Their initial goal was to build small Lego models using rudimentary, picture-based... Continue Reading →

Third Grade Travels to West Africa!

Today, the Advent 3rd grade hosted Mr. Stokes, a third grade parent and the Manager for School and Teacher Programs at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Mr. Stokes brought a “Culture Kit” from the museum’s collection. These boxes are full... Continue Reading →

Breakfast with Santa!

The Advent Pre-Kindergarten students were cordially invited to the 22nd Annual Breakfast with Santa event. This long-standing tradition is a special way to spend one of the last days together as a group before departing for the holiday break. On... Continue Reading →


Children start learning math skills from the time they’re born. This learning happens through everyday play and activities. Counting fingers, toes, and toys out loud or using words to describe the position of things (on, over, under, beside, etc.), sets the... Continue Reading →

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