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Welcome to Glades Day School

CAMPUS LIFE

Catch a Glimpse of Life at GDS

Clubs, organizations, extracurricular activities, & more! 

There is no question that life at Glades Day extends beyond the classroom. In addition to athletics, we encourage all students to also get involved in clubs & other organizations that match their interests. Our Campus Life team, club sponsors, & faculty are all dedicated to helping students experience life at GDS to its fullest! How will you enrich your GDS experience?

What will you participate in at Glades Day School?

Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

Lower School Clubs

GDS offers a number of Lower School clubs for preschool through elementary!

Preschool Lego Club, Robotics Club, Garden Club, Math Club, Stem Lab, & More!

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Upper School Clubs

GDS offers a number of Upper School clubs for sixth through twelfth grade!

Drama Club, FFA/Agriscience, Gold Club, Green Club, Gator Club, Yearbook Club, & More!

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Organizations

GDS offers a number of organizations for students to enhance their academics.

NJHS, NHS, Spanish Honor Society, FCA, Student Council, Safety Patrol, Green Club, Gold Club, Gator Club, & More!

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Extracurricular activities provide a channel for reinforcing the lessons learned in the classroom, offering students the opportunity to apply academic skills in a real-world context, & are thus considered part of a well-rounded education.

Memories that Last a Lifetime

Educational Travel

GDS offers students a variety of educational, age-appropriate field trips to expand the student’s understanding of the world. These field trips are an extension of the learning that provides the students' opportunities to explore, be active, & conduct field studies as part of the implementation of the educational standards.

Annual Trips

Fundraisers are held to assist the students with the expense of these trips.  Parents/guardians are also invited to participate in most educational trips.

  • 4th Grade Students - Destination: St. Augustine, Florida

  • 5th & 6th Grade Students - Destination: Alternating trips between Washington, D.C., & a Florida educational trip such as Discovery Cove, Sea Camp, Sea World, etc.

  • 10th & 11th Grade Students - Destination: College tour of six, public colleges in Florida