Whitby in the News

03/10/2017

Whitby School Combines Performance and Practicality

The mission of the Whitby School, which is located in Greenwich, Connecticut, has always been to...

02/24/2017

Whitby School Acquires 5.33 Acres of Land Adjacent to Campus

Whitby recently purchased an adjacent 5.33 acre lot with no intention of building on it. Nor will...

02/7/2017

Whitby School’s New Land Adds Option of Expansion

Whitby School has acquired at 5.3-acre piece of property adjacent to its lot, the school’s first...

01/25/2017

Hubspot Case Study: Whitby School

Whitby School, a private Pre-K through Grade 8 school in Connecticut, wanted to make a change in...

01/8/2017

Whitby 5th Grader to Play at Carnegie Hall

The 10-year-old virtuoso, a fifth-grader at Whitby School, recently won first place in the...

11/17/2016

Play as learning? Whitby School teachers explain how

In the hustle of test scores, technology and team sports, the necessity of creative, independent...

11/2/2016

Whitby School Joins Maker Movement

So far, Whitby School's new maker space looks like the ribs of a gargantuan prehistoric beast...

10/10/2016

Whitby School At Capacity After Years of Growth

The school’s enrollment in 2012 was at 392 students. Last year, the school hit capacity, 450...

08/3/2016

Our Favorite Moments from OneLogin Connect

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week at OneLogin Connect in New York! We had a great time...

06/21/2016

Whitby School Class of 2016 Graduates

Sixteen eighth graders graduated from Whitby School on Friday, June 17, during the school's...

06/9/2016

Whitby School Celebrates Historic Capital Campaign

Whitby School celebrated a historic Capital Campaign May 16, which saw the construction of a design...

06/1/2016

Whitby sixth-graders create, market ideas for class

After five months of research and development at their backcountry startup incubator, a group of...

05/19/2016

GHS Innovation Lab Students Bring Solar Powered Car to Whitby

On Tuesday a team of Greenwich High School Innovation Lab students ventured to back country to...

05/16/2016

Force for Change Event Raises Funds for UNICEF and Celebrates Star Wars Day

A student group from Whitby School known as “The Rookie Wookies” celebrated Star Wars Day: May the...

05/12/2016

Not Your Average School Gym

In the 11,860-square-foot athletic center — about twice the size of the old complex, which was...

03/2/2016

State-of-the-Art Athletic Center Unveiled at Whitby

Whitby School unveiled its spanking new Athletic Center on Feb. 22. Passing under the canopy along...

02/20/2016

Whitby School Math Team Headed to State Competition

Whitby School earned a fourth place at the MATHCOUNTS Southwest Connecticut Chapter Competition, a...

02/18/2016

Whitby School Hits Record Enrollment

Whitby School has reached a record enrollment of 450 students, a milestone that puts the school at...

02/18/2016

Whitby Milestone: School is at Capacity with 450 Students

For the first time, Whitby School has reached capacity, enrolling 450 students for the 2015-2016...
02/13/2016

Best Selling Author Chris Grabenstein Visits Whitby School

On Thursday, February 11 New York Times best-selling author Chris Grabenstein addressed grades...

02/12/2016

Whitby Students and Best-Selling Author Collaborate on ‘Flash Fiction’

Whitby School students became authors Thursday as best-selling writer Chris Grabenstein visited to...

02/8/2016

Greenwich Middle School Math Experts Heading to State Finals

Thirteen Greenwich middle-schoolers have solved the equation for a shot at a state math title.

A...

02/7/2016

Whitby School MathCounts Team Advances to State Finals

Whitby School ranked 4th place at the  MathCounts Southwest Connecticut Chapter Competition, a...
02/5/2016

Six Reasons to Love International Baccalaureate

At Whitby, we take great pride in providing every student with the tools to become lifelong...
12/21/2015

Computer Science Education Week: A Success!

Many people think that only geniuses can learn how to program a computer, but the motto of Hour of...

12/17/2015

Whitby Erects a Refugee Shelter on Campus, Fills 13 “ShelterBoxes”

As a result of the overwhelming support of the school community, Whitby was able to raise and...

12/14/2015

Whitby School 4th Grade Chess Team Places Second at National K-12 Grade Championship

From back country Greenwich to the upper echelon of the competitive chess world, the Whitby...

11/16/2015

Thousands of Syrian refugee donations were shipped

A group of Greenwich residents has successfully sent thousands of dollars worth of donations to...
11/3/2015

Greenwich women help Syrian refugees

It started with the Syrian toddler... “Whitby responded within the hour and said ‘Yes, we want to...
10/31/2015

Greenwich Group Sending Emergency Winter Clothing to Syrian Refugees Needs Shipping Supplies & Volunteers

Churches, schools and other organizations have other stepped forward to help promote the winter...
10/29/2015

Greenwich Comes Together To Provide Aid for Syrian Refugees

A group of Greenwich families have banded together to collect emergency, life-saving Mylar...
10/22/2015

Whitby Magic Includes Informed Decisions on Secondary Placement

Whitby is growing. Enrollment is up. There are 16 eighth graders this year and next year there...
10/15/2015

Greenwich kids celebrate 'Paradox Day'

"Paradox Day" is the unofficial title given to the date that characters Marty McFly and Doc Brown...

10/15/2015

Whitby School Eighth-grader to Star in 'School of Rock' on Broadway

On a cold January day around a thousand kids stood outside the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway...

10/11/2015

Greenwich student youngest ever chess master

Max Lu, a 10-year old Whitby School student, seen here at the Greenwich Time, Friday, Oct. 2,...

09/25/2015

Here's why MakerBot is putting 3D printers in schools

Can putting 3D printers in schools lead to adoption in the consumer market? MakerBot plans to find...

09/15/2015

Whitby School Hosts Journalist, Author Jennifer Senior at Greenwich Library Sept. 30

Whitby School is happy to announce Jennifer Senior, author of All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of...

06/29/2015

MakerBot CEO Travels & Blogs on the ‘New Normal’ with 3D Printing in Schools

You may have noticed that while many adults of this generation are educated, savvy, and ‘with it,...

06/16/2015

Graduate came a long way to lead Greenwich High government

Blake Reinken, 17, Greenwich High School student body president, at the school in Greenwich, Conn.,...

04/30/2015

IB forum explains advantages of program

No one at Whitby School's forum this week on the International Baccalaureate programs said they...

03/21/2015

Middle school students turn in strong Mathcounts performance

Strong performances at a recent middle-school math tournament added up to top 10 finishes for...

03/10/2015

Whitby Only Greenwich School to Qualify for 2015 MathCounts State Competition

Whitby School ranked 3rd place at the MATHCOUNTS Southwest Connecticut Chapter Competition, held...

02/18/2015

Greenwich middle schoolers qualify for state Mathcounts contest

Whitby School's math team advanced to the state championships of the MATHCOUNTS competition after...

02/17/2015

Whitby Takes 3rd Place in Mathcounts Southwest CT Contest!

Whitby School ranked third place at the Mathcounts Southwest Connecticut Chapter Competition, a...

01/21/2015

Whitby Magic: Bryan Nixon Instills a Passion for Learning

When Bryan Nixon arrived at Whitby School three years ago from Germany, the result of a global...

01/7/2015

Local Teacher Speaks at International Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas

Leslie Perry, technology teacher at Whitby School participated in a 3D printing panel discussion...

01/6/2015

CES 2015: At MakerBot, Martha Stewart And User Designs Take Center Stage

LAS VEGAS -- There’s no shortage of 3D printers lining the show floor at the 2015 International...

12/27/2014

Bruce Museum Delivers an “Hour of Code” to Whitby Students

At Whitby School, where STEM curriculum is woven through a variety of classroom activities, a late...

11/7/2014

What’s Happening up at Whitby? Afternoons of Enrichment

While on any given school day in Greenwich, traffic bunches up in predictable spots. At schools...

10/23/2014

Whitby 3D Printing Teacher Brings Lessons to Makerbot in Greenwich

Leslie Perry of  Whitby School  drew a crowd at Makerbot on Greenwich Avenue despite the rain on...
10/22/2014

Greenwich Whitby teacher to show what her students do with MakerBot

For many of us we’re still getting our tongue around the word, MakerBot that is now a thriving...

10/1/2014

Authors put apps in perspective

Kids growing up today are first-generation citizens of a digitally driven society. Unlike their...
06/12/2014

Greenwich elementary chess champs head for Tarrytown N. America competition

Today starts the four-day North America Youth Chess Championship for top players in North America...

04/19/2014

Whitby delegates represent school at Model UN conference

In case you missed it, Greenwich Time covered on Wednesday a panel discussion at Whitby School,...

04/16/2014

Whitby students stand United

One nation has recently annexed part of a neighbor's territory, to the fury of its western...

04/8/2014

An evening with child ed author Alfie Kohn

Are we raising a generation of spoiled and over-protected narcissists? “Education provocateur”...

04/8/2014

‘Myth of the Spoiled Child’ author to speak Wednesday at Temple Shalom

Are parents raising a generation of indulged children?

03/6/2014

Mathletes hope practice adds up to victory

The Eastern Middle School math team works on problems during a practice session Tuesday, March 4 at...

01/24/2014

Whitby School Holds Free Parenting Workshop Jan. 24

Whitby School will hold a free parenting workshop today, Jan. 24, for parents of children 18...

01/21/2014

Check, please: Young chess player makes his mark at international tourney

Maximillian "Max" Lu, of Greenwich, is an 8-year-old second-grader at Whitby School, and he's...

11/4/2013

Whitby School Kicks Off $7 Million Capital Campaign

At a pep rally Friday, Whitby School kicked off the public phase of a $7 million capital campaign,...

07/13/2013

Program to improve students’ study skills

Summer is no time to slack off on your studies which is why Whitby School and Successful Study...

05/6/2013

At Model U.N. event: Students learn to compromise

Students at Whitby School recently did their part to become model citizens at the Montessori Model...

09/29/2012

The Dish: Guns N' Roses guitarist Skypes with students

Scene ... Last week, students at the Whitby School in Greenwich enrolled in Miss Z's School of Rock

11/17/2011

Whitby Names Bryan Nixon Next Head of School

The Board of Trustees of the Whitby School announces today the appointment of its next Head of...