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  Welcome to WAES!  Have you heard about WAES? It’s our weekly production for Advent students by Advent students. We gather each Tuesday afternoon to work on our weekly production. Each student plays a role: editor, producer, actors, anchor desk,... Continue Reading →

Letter Writing Fun in Third Grade

In our third grade classrooms at Advent, writing is a huge focus. One of the ways that students are exposed to writing is through letter writing. Students are not merely taught how to write “a friendly letter,” but rather apply... Continue Reading →

Allez, les panthères!

Advent is three weeks in to a wonderful school year … wow! Our students are phenomenal and our faculty is pumped!  Every day is truly an adventure worth taking. The question I am most often asked is, "How are things... Continue Reading →

Dauphin Island

This past Spring, the seventh grade got a chance to experience the freshwater estuary and saltwater bay habitats of Dauphin Island near Mobile, AL for a few days. They explored the area looking for local plants and wildlife as well... Continue Reading →

Big News!!

Advent Episcopal School recently received the Alabama Independent School Association President’s Award for the SECOND year in a row for the top K-Grade 8 School. Woo hoo Panthers! This prestigious award is based upon a point system that rewards academic excellence... Continue Reading →

What’s happening at Advent?

Happy summer everyone! There is so much happening here at your school.  Most importantly, though, we miss all the kids!  We hope everyone is having a relaxing and rewarding summer. We do have some kids here. Summer Camp is going... Continue Reading →

1st Grade Poetry Recital

As always, I am blown away by the Advent First Grade poetry recital. The children come into first grade just starting to read and they finish the year by reciting a long poem in front of their friends and family.... Continue Reading →

Where in the World?

  Where in the world are our Advent panthers this summer? We want to know! Wherever you may go, whether here in Birmingham or in Ithaca, NY at Cornell's commencement or somewhere exotic, please take a picture and send it... Continue Reading →

Who answers Advent phones?

Who is that pleasant voice that you hear when you call Advent Episcopal School? At any given time, many people answer the phone, but normally it will be two ladies in particular, Mrs. Buchanan and Mrs. Neal. Not only do... Continue Reading →

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