2016 Advent Volleyball
Advent Volleyball season has commenced!!!
Mina Named Greene Scholar
Mina Oates has been named as a Greene Scholar at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. An article about Mina, who just graduated from Advent, may be found on page 28 in OTMJ (click here).
Win for 5th Grade Math Team!
Advent's 5th Grade Math Team brought home the First Place Trophy in the Perennial Math Tournament at Birmingham-Southern College on April 9. Adding to the win, a couple of the team members also won individual trophies:
Sawyer Herring - 1st Place
Izabella Kulczycka - 2nd Place
The Team: Nora Roller, Annikah Mishra, Izabella Kulczycka, Sawyer Herring, and William Edberg. Coach: Beverly Crawford.
Advent Wins State Math Tournament
The Advent Math Team traveled to Montgomery on February 26 for the 2016 AISA State Math Tournament. They competed in and won the Middle School Division. GO PANTHERS!
3rd/4th Grade Girls Team Wins Basketball Championship!!!
Our 3rd/4th grade girls basketball team beat Shades Mountain to secure 1st place this past Saturday! GO PANTHERS!
5th/6th Grade Girls Basketball Wins it All!
Our 5th/6th Grade Basketball Team won the championship this past Saturday! They beat Westminster in the finals 12 to 7! GO PANTHERS!
7th Grade Pulls Ahead in Annual Giving
Congratulations to our 7th Grade! They currently have the highest percentage of parent participation in this year's Annual Giving. The class celebrated with donuts and Capri Sun.
Buzzer Shot Wins Game
Contributions to Annual Giving may be made here.
The score was tied as the boys' basketball game on Friday against Sumiton Christian School neared the end. As the buzzer sounded, Alek Ledvina took a shot and scored, giving Advent the win. Watch the video below. Go Panthers!
It's A Panther Sweep!
It is a clean Panther sweep in basketball. First, the Lady Panthers defeated Jefferson Christian Academy, and then the Boys Team beat a strong Westminster. GO PANTHERS!
Abby Smith takes 3rd
Abby Smith runs hard to place 3rd in her second meet of the year.
Panthers take 3rd!
Our lady panthers place third in the Riverchase tournament! They won their group by beating Helena and McAdory. Once into the semi finals they had a difficult game against John Carroll. They lost in the third set against John Carroll to place third place overall in the tournament.
Standifer #1 Player in State
Elizabeth Standifer, a rising 7th grader, is the #1 ranked tennis player in the state for the Girls 12 & under Division. She just won the Alabama Qualifier in Singles and Doubles. Congrats to Elizabeth!
French Convention Supérieur
On Friday, February 20, the Advent French Club turned up the heat at the French Convention at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa!
Ready to Run!
2015 Mercedes Marathon is tomorrow! PE Teacher, Tas Smith, has done a wonderful job organizing this race for the Advent students. They have trained during their PE hours and are excited to get their race gear on! They will start running tomorrow morning at 11:00. It will be a chilly morning, but there will be dedicated runners of all ages out there: rain, cold, snow, or shine!
Advent Math Takes Both 1st Place Trophies
Both of Advent's Math Teams won First Place trophies in the Hayden Middle School Tournament on February 7. The 5th Grade Team and the 6th Grade Team won in Division 1, which is the division for large schools and independent schools. 23 different schools competed in Division 1. 12 members also won individual trophies.