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 cares about each other and the world around them.

Gretna Day
Convocation 2018-19
International Night 2018
2017-18 Prom

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 teaches both Martial Arts and Ninth grade Health and Wellness. Previously at St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia, Ms. Solomon served in a number of roles, including Grades 4-8 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.

Laura Mitchell
Assistant Dean of Students

As the Assistant Dean of Students, Mrs. Mitchell serves as a leader in the planning and coordinating of school activities and programs. She also provides meaningful opportunities for the students to support their local and global communities. Mrs. Mitchell is dedicated to creating a platform for where students have the opportunity to cultivate long-lasting relationships with their “sisters”. It is her passion to ensure that all students have a healthy and extraordinary experience during their education at Linden Hall.

Previously at Lancaster Christian School, Mrs. Mitchell taught 5th grade and coached field hockey. She also created a partnership with the House of His Creation where she loved mentoring young women through their pregnancy and coaching them through the birth of their child.

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, PA 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. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, arts, and exploring the beauty of Lancaster County.

Melanie Thompson, RN
School Nurse