Our Stories


Nothing can give you as true a sense of Avenues as spending time with students and teachers in our Chelsea campus. But until you’re able to come for a visit, these videos will give you a taste of what’s in store for you. Enjoy!

Mission Statement:
The Avenues mission statement spoken by the founding faculty of 2012.
Harkness Method:
Discover how learning at a round table develops collaboration and critical-thinking skills.
First Glimpse Technology:
See an overview of technology at work in the classroom.
Rashomon Project:
An interdisciplinary project where math, science, music and humanities are united by J.S. Bach’s “Gavotte en Rondeau.”
Spy School:
Middle School students, working with INTERPOL, spend a week tracking down a “missing” painting.
World Course:
A central component of an Avenues education, the World Course prepares students to think both critically and globally.
This program exposes Middle School students to over 50 courses as preparation for their Mastery projects in Upper School.
STEAM Driven:
Multiple disciplines meet on one trampoline to explore the commonalities in STEAM: science, tech, engineering, art and math.
Virtual Tour:
Take a floating tour of our state-of-the-art school.
Language Immersion:
See how our language immersion program teaches students to become proficient in Chinese or Spanish.

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Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

Meet Our Newest Teachers (Part Nine)

by Avenues Social Media Team

September 18, 2015 - We’re excited to introduce several new teachers who are joining us this fall. In addition, we’re highlighting returning teachers who are occupying new positions at Avenues.  More...

Meet Our Newest Teachers (Part Eight)

by Jennette Mullaney

September 11, 2015 - Meet more of our newest teachers, and see which returning teachers have taken on new roles.  More...

Reintroducing Kristen Paino

by Ellen Greenberg
Kristen Paino

September 2, 2015 - Kristen Paino joined Avenues in fall 2012 as a technology integrator and became the lead technology integrator in summer 2015. In this role, Kristen manages the technology integration team and works primarily with Lower School and ELC faculty and students.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 1st Grade , 2nd Grade , 3rd Grade , 4th Grade , Early Learning Center , Kindergarten , Lower School , Nursery , Pre-kindergarten , Teacher Bio , Technology

Reintroducing Steven Carpenter

by Marcia Tingley
Steven Carpenter

September 2, 2015 - Steve Carpenter joined Avenues in fall 2013 to teach STEM/physics in the Upper School. In fall 2015, in addition to teaching Upper School science, he will become the STEAM cohort leader for grades nine and ten.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 10th Grade , 11th Grade , 12th Grade , 9th Grade , Faculty , Physics , Science , STEAM , STEM , Teacher Bio , Technology , Upper School

Meet Karin Wolff

by Ellen Greenberg
Karin Wolff

August 19, 2015 - Karin Wolff joined Avenues in summer 2015 as the technology integrator for the Upper School. In her role as technology integrator, Karin will help to encourage the creative and independent use of instructional technology throughout the division by providing technical support to students and teachers, modeling effective uses of current and new instructional technology and instructing users in the appropriate uses of technology in an educational environment. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Faculty , Teacher Bio , Technology , Upper School

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