School Life
L.E.A.D. Student Life Program

Upper School L.E.A.D.

Upper School Clubs

Below are examples of L.E.A.D. Socials, Day and Overnight Trips, and Leadership and Volunteerism Clubs that may be offered. Clubs are subject to change from year to year.

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  • Bowling Club

    Students learn the rules, etiquette, and strategy of bowling and practice to improve their skills.
  • Comics and Gaming Club

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

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

    Students 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 are driven to and from Thorncroft Equestrian Center in Malvern. Each student learns how to prepare their horse for the lesson. The students are divided into two groups: one for beginning riders and one for advanced riders.
  • Outdoors Club

    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

    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 complete an outdoor 3.1 mile course.

Sample Socials

Movie Night
Winter Semi-Formal
Junior/Senior Prom

Sample Day Trips

Ice Skating
Spring Mountain Skiing
Movie Tavern
Dorney Park

Sample Overnight Trips

Past overnight trips have included:
Grade 9 Philadelphia
Grade 10 Washington, DC
Grade 11 Kalahari Resort
Grade 12 New York City

Leadership & Community Volunteerism

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  • Buddy Program

    The Buddy Program pairs older students with FOUNDATIONS and Lower School students and engages them in joint activities throughout the school year.
  • National Honor Society

    Members are selected by a faculty committee and induction ceremonies are held in the fall and the spring. Membership is open to juniors and seniors with a GPA 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 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 Kindergartenelementarymiddle 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 Challenges, 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.