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 grades program 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 grades students to over 50 courses as preparation for their Mastery projects in the upper grades program.
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

App of the Week: Toca TV

by Kristen Paino

October 17, 2016 - Toca TV is the newest app from the popular kids app company Toca Boca. Aimed at five to nine year olds, Toca TV is a subscription-based service offering kid-friendly videos. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: App of the Week , Technology

Learning Through Cooking

by Dorine Yang
The children enjoyed the sensory aspects of cooking—feeling foods of different textures.

October 14, 2016 - We celebrate opportunities to teach students basic cooking skills and talk with them about making healthy eating choices. Therefore, one of our camp themes this year was “Culinary Adventures,” offering children in the Starfish nursery class an opportunity to explore food through cooking. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Early Learning Center , Health , Nursery , Wellness

App of the Week: Ocean Forests

by Kristen Paino

October 10, 2016 - Ocean Forests is an interactive app that kids can use to learn about the ocean ecosystem.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: App of the Week , Technology

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