Freshman Welcome Guide ~ West Leyden


       Virtual 8th Grade 

    Counselor Open House 

    Please follow the link below to join our Virtual 8th Grade Counselor Open House on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Note that you can drop in when convenient for you between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

    ZOOM LINK - West Leyden: Passcode: Leyden



    Taste of West Leyden Links                                                   

    Incoming students and their families will have the opportunity to learn about the registration process and receive information about core classes and elective classes.  This information helps students make decisions concerning course selections during registration.  

    Taste of West Leyden Links


    Important Dates

    This page is a collection of some of the important upcoming dates for your incoming freshman. 



    Course Planning Handbook

    Explore Leyden's course offerings and start planning for your future.   



    Elective Course Information - Handouts

    Explore the electives by reading through handouts explaining in more detail each course. 


    Interested in co.Lab

    Earn 4.5 credits in 4 periods and take extra electives through project-based learning.  


    Summer Enrichment Opportunities 

    Attending summer school is a phenomenal way for students to get acquainted with the curriculum, facilities, and enrichment programs.  


    Sports Academy & Summer Recreation Activities

    Experience Leyden's entire sports offerings and participate in team-building experiences.  


    My School Bucks

    MySchoolBucks is a convenient method to pay for summer school and student meals.  Go to and click Sign-up Today if you do not already have an account.  


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