School News

Maharishi School Offers Positive Discipline Parenting Class

Are you are challenged by morning routine and bedtime hassles, ​power struggles over homework and chores, or by any area of parenting where you feel like you're not quite connecting with your child? Maharishi School is pleased to announce that our Positive Discipline Parenting Class is returning for its sixth session.  The class will be team-taught... Read More »

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Maharishi School Maker Space Featured in The Source

We'd like to share an article about our Maker Space that's featured in The Source this month! Take a tour of Maharishi School in Fairfield, and you may run across an unfamiliar sight, something you don’t remember from your days as an elementary school student. It’s a room called the maker space, and it doesn’t look... Read More »

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“Maharishi School Brings Hands-On and High-Tech Together in Maker Space”

“Science and mathematics education works wherever it takes place within an active community of learners, where students work collaboratively in groups of manageable size, and where faculty are deeply committed to teaching, devoted to student success, and convinced that all students can learn. It works where learning is active, hands-on, investigative, and experiential.” ‐ Dan Sullivan,... Read More »

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New Faculty, Staff and Board Chair for 2016

Ellen Akst Jones, New Chair of our Board of Directors This is an historic year with USA’s first female major political party presidential candidate, and for the first time in the 42-year history of Maharishi School, we have a female Chair of our Board of Directors, Dr. Ellen Akst Jones. Ellen is a lawyer, meditator, trained... Read More »

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Maharishi School Teacher Michael Cook Featured on Atomic Blog

Do you remember being in school and thinking, "When am I ever going to use this?" Did much of your day seem to be eaten up with busywork that didn't particularly interest, let alone engage you? At Maharishi School, faculty and students are working to change that dynamic through Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a curriculum... Read More »

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Maharishi School Theater Students Perform at Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

Maharishi School theater students Anna Unger, Jivani Rodriguez, and Drew Schoenfeld performed in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director and choreographer at the 2016 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase was held at the Des Moines Civic Center and included students from... Read More »

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Maharishi High School Students to Perform At Cafe Paradiso

A note from our high school students about their project based learning work this quarter, and upcoming performance! What is micra? MICRA or Music-Instrument Composition & Recording Arts is a high school project whose participants have produced and recorded several unique pieces of music that will all be performed on June 4th. MICRA has been an... Read More »

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Maharishi Pioneers Saved Their Best Tennis for the State Tournament

“We knew the singles draw had some big guns with defending state champ, Sam Jones from Clear Lake, along with his friend and practice partner, North Polk’s Nathan Greiner. Pioneer captain, Chandre Morales wasn’t able to beat Jones in their morning matchup, but he bounced back to claim 3rd place by soundly defeating 3rd seed AJ... Read More »

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Maharishi School Ninth Graders Rebuild Computers For Sale!

Maharishi School ninth graders have been learning computer science this quarter, and are ready to share what they've learned with the community! The class is rebuilding, under the supervision of teacher Cathy Wadsworth,  HP Compaq Microtower desktop computers. Not only are they rebuilding them, they are marketing and selling them before the conclusion of school. The... Read More »

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Maharishi School Theater Students to be Honored at Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

Select students from the Maharishi School theater department will perform in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director and choreographer at the 2016 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 6 at... Read More »

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