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Jazz Improvisation At Maharishi School Builds Appreciation and Skills

A course recap by Maharishi School music teacher Mike Cantafio.  "Teaching Jazz Improvisation last quarter was a good experience for both myself and the students. Two of the students had primarily a classical background and the other was coming from the pop music world. Although jazz has been apart of the collegiate curriculum since 1947 there... Read More »


Our Vibrant Community - Fairfield, Iowa

When I told friends that I was leaving the busy, eclectic Philadelphia suburb that had been home to my daughter and me, I got a lot of head tilts and quizzical expressions.  "But why?"  "Won't you be bored"  "What is there to do in Idaho?" Iowa, people.  Iowa.  And after almost ten years of living here,... Read More »


Iowa Private School Wins Grant for Rocketry Project

The Maharishi School Rocketry Team has earned a $1,500 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation,  which will go towards the design, construction, and rocket flight expenses for the team's Team America Rocketry Challenge entry.  Maharishi School is offering both TARC Rocketry and NASA Student Launch Rocketry Teams through our project-based learning curriculum this year.    Last... Read More »


Maharishi School Alumnus David Navarette Researches Convergence of Architecture and Neurobiology

Maharishi School alumnus David Navarrete is director of research initiatives and content development at Sky Factory, who has co-authored a new white paper about the restorative benefits of Sky Factory’s architectural illusions of sky and nature, designed to mitigate the detrimental effects of enclosed spaces. He is also a guest contributor to Human Spaces and Conscious... Read More »


Seventh Annual “When the Lights Go Out” At Fairfield, Iowa Public Library

Fairfield Public Library will host its seventh annual When the Lights Go Out program on October 29th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  What happens in the Fairfield Public Library at night when the librarians go home and the lights go out? Come and find out! Be amazed and enchanted as you travel through the library and... Read More »


Open House at Maharishi School - Monday October 30th

Are you curious about the Maharishi School difference?  Have you been wondering about the benefits and costs of a private, college preparatory school for your child? Join us on Monday, October 30th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and learn more about our Lower, Middle, and Upper School academics, project-based learning, and electives.  Take a tour... Read More »


Maharishi School Pioneers Best Scattergood in First Match of Season

The Maharishi School Pioneers went on a romp at the Dexter Soccer Park on Tuesday, one of the most beautiful days of the season. With only one player on the bench, most of the players were on the field and contributing for the whole game. Strong play from the seniors put the Pioneers ahead of Scattergood... Read More »


Montessori Preschoolers Develop Responsibility Through Routine

At Maharishi Preschool we are cultivating within each child a sense of independence and capability.  When the children enter into the gates of our playground carrying their lunch and wearing their backpack, a sense of responsibility, independence and capability are enlivened in them. They know where to put their belongings and they know where they are... Read More »


Organic Seed to Plate Program Flourishes at Maharishi School

Students at Maharishi School in Fairfield, Iowa enjoy lessons in organic gardening and food preparation once a week.  This week the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade girls made creative appetizers with instructor Karen DeAngelis in our commercial kitchen. Each group was given four different  ingredients to incorporate and plate in their own unique offering. We were... Read More »


Maharishi School and Original Works Team Up For Great Holiday Gifts

It can be difficult to choose meaningful, useful holiday gifts for family members but Maharishi School and Original Works are here to help!  This is the third year the school is teaming up with the art fundraising program, and we're excited to build participation and see what our students create. Original Works prints artwork onto a... Read More »


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  • Jazz Improvisation At Maharishi School Builds Appreciation and Skills
  • Our Vibrant Community - Fairfield, Iowa
  • Iowa Private School Wins Grant for Rocketry Project
  • Maharishi School Alumnus David Navarette Researches Convergence of Architecture and Neurobiology
  • Seventh Annual “When the Lights Go Out” At Fairfield, Iowa Public Library


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