Advent Elementary & Middle School

Academics

Encourage | Empower | Inspire
The curriculum at Advent School meets and/or exceeds state requirements and is based on the Florida Standards. Based on individual student mastery, the progression assures readiness for Honors and Advanced Placement classes at the high school level.
 
The following subjects are offered:
 
Religion
Bible study, memory work, life application, weekly worship, community service projects
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Language Arts:
Grammar, punctuation, phonics (K-2), spelling, handwriting (K-3), cursive (3rd)
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Writing:
Sentence structure, organizational skills, creativity, grammar skills, citing resources, writing with plagiarizing, research skills, writing for a specific purpose and/or audience
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Literature / Reading
Reading comprehension, vocabulary, predicting outcomes, various styles of writing
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Science:
Life, earth, physical concepts, health, safety & wellness, engineering, robotics
 
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Social Studies: Cultures, geography and map skills, civics and government, history
 
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Mathematics: Computation, problem solving, measurement, algebra, geometry and related areas – individualized assessments and instructionAQAdvent-School-Boca-Math
 
 
Spanish:
Vocabulary, oral comprehension, written comprehension, basic communication skills, culture and geography
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Music:
Music notation, introduction to instruments, music appreciation, recorders, singing, choir and band
 
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Art:
Multi-media instruction, art appreciation and culture
 
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Physical Education: Basic skills, exercise and movement, fitness, group games, introduction to organized sports – uniforms required for 5th-8th grades 
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Technology: Keyboarding, computer literacy, word processing, Power Point©, Excel©, Photoshop©, robotics, internet safety, internet research, webpage design, digital arts, video slideshowsAdvent-School-Boca-Technology
 
Library/Media:
Basic library etiquette and skills, reinforces skills taught in Literature, research, pleasure reading, comprehension, etc. – individual assessment – incorporates technology and enhances cross curricular projects
 
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Standardized Testing:
TerraNova, 3rd edition – online for 3rd – 8th grades  Complete battery for Kindergarten through 2nd grade 
 
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High School Credit: Students have the opportunity to earn the following high school credits – Spanish I, Algebra I Honors, and Geometry Honors
 
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Next Adventures:
Our students routinely go on to attend schools and academies of their choosing, showing a strength in academic preparedness, leadership qualities, and a desire to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities

Fine Arts

Students at Advent are taught that we all having varying measures of musical and artistic abilities and talents and that all are gifts from God. they are encouraged to explore their individual talents, expand their skills, and grow their appreciation of the fine arts.
 
Fine Arts classes include:
 
  • Music Class for grades K-6
  • Junior Choirs for grades K-1 and 2-4
  • Middle School Choir for grades 5-8
  • Art Classes for grades K-6
  • Art Club for grades 7-8
  • Drama Club for grades 6-8
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Clubs | Special Interests

Middle school students are provided with a variety of opportunities to get involved through electives. 
School Clubs in Boca Raton
 
Some opportunities are:
  • Safety Patrol (5th grade)
  • Robotics Team
  • Yearbook staff
  • Student Council
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)