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 Five)

by Avenues Social Media Team

August 14th, 2015 - Learn more about new teachers who will be joining us in the fall, and see which returning teachers will have new responsibilities.  More...

Meet Our Newest Teachers (Part Four)

by Avenues Social Media Team

July 31st, 2015 - Meet more of the new teachers who will be joining us in the fall, and see which current teachers will be taking on new roles.  More...

Meet Chelsea Ellis

by Ellen Greenberg

July 23rd, 2015 - Chelsea Ellis joins Avenues in fall 2015 as the help desk coordinator in the technology department. As help desk coordinator, she will be responsible for fielding and prioritizing IT inquiries, identifying the appropriate technician for the task and troubleshooting technical questions and issues for students, faculty and staff. More...

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

Taking Flight with NASA: Avenues Travels to the Stratosphere

by Avenues Social Media Team
Taking Flight with NASA  Avenues Travels to the Stratosphere  1 of 3    YouTube

July 16th, 2015 - Imagine accompanying NASA on a scientific expedition to the stratosphere. Two Avenues teachers, Mike Maccarone and Lizzie Rosenberger, were selected by NASA to represent our school aboard SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy).  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Lower School , Middle School , Science , STEM , Technology , Upper School , Video

Seeing Seasons Firsthand: First Graders on the High Line in Spring

by Jacob Goren

July 16th, 2015 - On our most recent trip to the High Line, we discovered a new, elevated world of life—trees blossoming, flowers blooming, plants thriving and animals everywhere. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 1st Grade , Lower School , Science , STEM , Technology

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