Student Life

Linden Hall is a supportive community where every girl is valued and known as an individual by her peers and our faculty. Here, young women are encouraged to discover and pursue their individual interests, develop their unique skills and talents, and prepare for leadership roles in their future lives.

As you become a part of the Linden Hall family, you will be surrounded by nurturing and caring mentors, advisers, and friends. You will be part of a diverse community of lifelong learners who truly care about each other and the world around them.

Lunar New Year 2019
Gretna Day
International Night 2019

Meet the Team

Natasha Solomon
Dean of Students

Ms. Solomon wears a variety of hats at Linden Hall. In addition to her duties as Dean of Students, she is a Residential Life staff member and also teaches History and Health and Wellness. Previously at St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia, Ms. Solomon served in a number of roles, including theater arts teacher, Director of Summer Programs, residential life faculty member and member of the School's Diversity Committee. Before beginning her career in education, Ms. Solomon worked in theater as an actor, director, and instructor.


Ellen Bair
Assistant Dean of Students

Ms. Bair has a wide range of roles and responsibilities at Linden Hall. Apart from being the Assistant Dean of Students, she is also the Head Girls Basketball Coach and a Residential Life staff member. Prior to working at Linden Hall she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the People’s Republic of China from 2017-2019. She is a 2017 graduate of Dickinson College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Educational Studies. Outside of work she loves watching sports, hiking and camping, reading, and spending time with family and friends. 

Jess Bird-Bellis, LMSW
School Counselor

Mrs. Bird-Bellis lives in Strasburg with her husband, Matt, sons Davyd and Theodore, daughter Aderyn, and dog Scarlet. Mrs. Bird-Bellis grew up in Bloomsburg before moving to Lancaster to attend Millersville University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2006. She went on to receive her Master’s of Social Work degree from Marywood University in 2008 and earned her Social Work license that same year. Since then, Mrs. Bird-Bellis has been working in her field in several different capacities, most recently as a School-Based Outpatient Therapist in a local middle school. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, arts, and exploring the beauty of Lancaster County.


Cynthia Wright, RN
School Nurse