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New and Noteworthy

Diana Saraga: A Wonderful 25 Years at Miquon

Diana and Walt Saraga came to The Miquon School in September 1985 as parents of Jared and Elena. As she came to appreciate the school, Diana learned of an opening for an Assistant Teacher and soon began her life as a member of the staff. Over her twenty-five year career Diana worked with several lead teachers in first through fourth grade groups, “dancing” easily with new partners, mentoring new teachers. READ MORE »

Bridge Work (and Play)

Imagine that a child’s experience with language arts consists only of handwriting and keyboarding practice, vocabulary lessons, spelling lists, grammar rules, and phonics instruction. How boring and empty that would be! READ MORE »

Sabrina Diana Scholarship Fund

The Deepwater Experiential Education Project is seeks young women (ages 13-16) from the Philadelphia area interested in partaking in character and confidence building wilderness canoe trips in the wilds of Ontario, Canada READ MORE »

Reflections from the Fall

With our first snowfall in the valley early last week and the children eagerly preparing their pieces for the winter assembly, I find myself reflecting on yet another wonderful and joyous fall at Miquon. READ MORE »

Alumni Spotlight: Bill Kirber ’64

For the three year old Bill Kirber, play was simple: He was at Miquon—collecting crayfish in the creek, building dams and running in the woods. Naturally, as with any Miquon child, these things were all a part of daily life. READ MORE »

The Struggle to Play

Play is the serious work of these children. The story drips with every element of play that Huizinga described many years ago, and we imagine ourselves living in that kind of learning bliss. READ MORE »

$25,000 Challenge Grant

The Miquon School has been issued a challenge! If we can raise $25,000 in new and increased gifts to the 2013-2014 annual fund, a donor will match every dollar up to $25,000. READ MORE »