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Upper School Clubs

Below are examples of L.E.A.D. Clubs that may be offered. Clubs are subject to change from year to year.

Bowling Club
Students learn rules, etiquette, and strategy of bowling and practice to improve their skills.

Comics and Gaming Club
Students will read, discuss, draw, and share comics, manga, and anime. They will share information on upcoming conventions and associated cosplay as well as discuss favorite authors, artists, and characters.

Creative Writing Club
Students will bring their works of poetry, short stories, narratives, and other pieces of creative writing to share with other members. Students will learn to express themselves through the written word.

Fiber Arts Club
Students will learn knitting, crocheting, and embroidery basics as well as how to read simple patterns to create basic projects.

Fitness Club
Students learn how to safely use the Fitness Center and create workout regimens specific to their needs and goals.

Horseback Riding Club
Students will be driven to and from Thorncroft Equestrian Center in Malvern. Each student will learn how to prepare their horse for the lesson. The group will be divided in to two groups: one for beginning riders, and one for advanced riders.

Outdoors Club
The Outdoors Club offers students the opportunity to explore and experience the world outside of our classrooms. The group takes monthly hiking trips, kayaking adventures, stargazing excursions, and more!

Running Club
The Running Club provides a safe and enjoyable environment for students to experience a supervised exercise and athletic session that focuses on proper running techniques and strategies for endurance. Runners will complete an outdoor 3.1 mile course. 

Socials

Movie Night
Winter Semi-Formal
Junior/Senior Prom

Day Trips

Ice Skating
Spring Mountain Skiing
Movie Tavern
Dorney Park

Overnight Trips

Past overnight trips have included:
9th Grade Philadelphia
10th Grade    Washington, DC
11th Grade Great Wolf Lodge - Scotrun, PA
12th Grade New York City

Leadership & Community Volunteerism

Buddy Program
The Buddy Program pairs older students with Foundations and Lower School students and engages them in joint activities throughout the year.
 
Martin Luther King Mural Contest
 
National Honor Society
Members are selected by a faculty committee and induction ceremonies are held in fall and spring. Membership is open to juniors and seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.2 or above and who excel in the areas of character, leadership, and service.
 
Upper School Student Council
Elected by their classmates, student council representatives meet once every six days with the group's faculty advisors to discuss any issues their classmates have brought to them and ideas for the Upper School.

Woodlynde Service Brigade
The Service Brigade performs community service at a variety of locations during the school year.
 

Woodlynde School

445 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087-5498
Tel: 610.687.9660 
Woodlynde School is a private, co-ed college prep day school located in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that serves intelligent, talented students with learning differences in Grades K - 12. Woodlynde provides a comprehensive, evidence-based Kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school program in a challenging yet nurturing environment for students with average to above average cognitive abilities (IQ) who have language-or math-based learning differences (such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia), Executive Function Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Auditory Processing Disorder. Even for those students without a diagnosed learning disability (LD), Woodlynde offers expert and caring teachers in small classroom settings that support academic success. Woodlynde School also offers a post-graduate (PG) program in partnership with Rosemont College as well as a regional Summer Camp for students who learn differently.