Posted 11/20/2014 11:52AM
Whitby's IT Department has begun a pilot initiative to introduce programming to Grade 3 and 4 students over the course of two 3 week engagements. "We're excited about the opportunity to provide lower school students exposure to ideas and skill sets that will allow them to extend their learning farther when they get to the upper school" says Director of Innovation Tim Schwartz.
Posted 11/20/2014 11:35AM
Each year as we approach Winter we put on the fire more, drink more hot chocolate, wrap up warmer and hope we do not get so much snow that it interferes with school. One aspect of life on the East Coast that I was not prepared for was the dreaded 'Snow Day'.
Posted 11/20/2014 10:55AM
Hearts lifted as hair fell in the PAC on Friday, November 14.
Several Whitby students, faculty, a parent and the Head of School Bryan Nixon shaved their heads in an act of support for Will DeGraaf and his entire family as Will continues to fight Ewing's Sarcoma in his skull that was diagnosed in August.
Posted 11/18/2014 11:21AM
Thanks to everyone who performed and attended our first Café Night of the year! Performances ranged from drums to cello; bringing the audience pieces from Tchaikovsky to the Beastie Boys.
Posted 11/17/2014 09:49PM
Last week Whitby Parent , Sonja Parsell, took Lower Art School Teacher, Lorraine Artale's invitation to "Share Your Passion of Art" with her daughter's Primary Education class. Mrs. Parsell, an extraordinary quilter, brought material to lay out three different quilts.
Posted 11/13/2014 03:50PM
Alash, the Tuvan Throat Singer Ensemble who visited Whitby on November 11, will no doubt become unforgettable to all the students and teachers who were able to attend the very special class performances.