Category Archives: Education

Governor Mifflin students plant victory garden

As part of the continuing partnership between Governor Mifflin School District and The John Updike Childhood Home, students under the direction of Intermediate School teacher Damien Drago planted four raised beds with vegetables that were either mentioned by Updike as … Continue reading

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Gov. Mifflin Middle School students visit Updike house

On Monday, May 2, about 120 students from Governor Mifflin Middle School toured The John Updike Childhood Home with their teachers, Ms. Werle and Miss McKay. Organizing the event and leading the tour was Director of Education Maria Lester, who … Continue reading

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Updike house sponsors holiday ornament contest

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Board appoints education director

The John Updike Childhood Home board of directors last week created a new position of Education Director and appointed Maria Mogford to the post. Mogford, who has taught as an instructor at Albright College since 2006, earned a Ph.D. in Educational … Continue reading

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