These two questions have equally impressive answers when posed to Whitby Alumna Eliza McNitt ('04). "We were a class of 5" says McNitt, "I went from a class of 5 in grade 8 to Greenwich High School, a school with over 3000 students—and, I felt ready."
Whitby qualified for the MathCounts State Championship which will be held on March 14 at Fairfield University. This is Whitby's third consecutive year to participate in the MathCounts competition, and the school's third consecutive year making it to state level. This year Whitby was the only Greenwich school to send a team to the state competition.
Bringing context to the sustainability unit is helping the students to truly understand how rare it is for many people to access clean water, and gave students a greater appreciation for something that can easily be taken for granted in these parts. Units such as these build the foundation for our students to become global citizens.
Whitby School ranked 3rd place at the MATHCOUNTS Southwest Connecticut Chapter Competition, a ranking that will advance Whitby's math team to the State Competition this March. This year Whitby was the only school in Greenwich to qualify for the State competition.
At the end of their science unit on electricity, Grades 3 and 4 students were challenged to build a device using LittleBits that can be used for a game show at the end of their next unit on government. Watch the circuitry of transdisciplinary learning.