School News

Rain Shortens Ottumwa Invitational

Maharishi School, Oskaloosa, Knoxville, and Ottumwa squared off at Ottumwa Park today, but rain showers chased the teams off the courts after the morning singles competition was nearly completed. Pioneer #2 Kai Vessey dominated his flight, winning 22 out of a possible 24 games. Devan Burke was a game away from winning #5 position when the... Read More »

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Pioneers Defeat Mt Pleasant Boys in Tennis

The Maharishi School boys blanked Mt. Pleasant 9-0 at the Punj Courts today. After three consecutive matches where rain interfered, the Pioneers couldn’t have asked for better weather for the match. “Today’s match provided some answers,” said Coach Briggs. “Since the Pella Invitational, we’ve been looking to shore up our doubles play. Today Daniel and Devan... Read More »

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Ari Berman to Speak at Maharishi School Graduation

Maharishi School is honored to announce its 2016 Graduation Speaker,  class of 2000 MSAE alumni and nationally acclaimed political author Ari Berman. The Graduation Ceremony is Sunday, June 12th, at 1:30 in Henry Ogden Clark Hall at Maharishi School. The public is welcome to attend. Ari Berman is a senior contributing writer for The Nation magazine... Read More »

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Pioneers Defeat Iowa City West, Extend Record to 5-0

“The boys picked a good day to play well,” said Coach Briggs. "Iowa City West brought a couple of strong varsity players, but even JV players on a team that won 3 consecutive state 2-A team titles are solid.” In a rematch from last year, Pioneer #1 Chandre Morales lost a close contest to Brad DiLeo,... Read More »

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Pranav Chhalliyil - 2016 Young Scientist Grand Champion!

When last we heard from Maharishi School student Pranav Chhalliyil he had been named the Iowa State Merit Winner for the 2015 Young Scientist Challenge. Pranav researched which oral cleaning methods are most effective, and studied these methods in an experiment with 88 subjects. He found that using activated charcoal to brush, followed by tongue cleaning... Read More »

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Pioneers Outrun Greyhounds

The Maharishi School boys tennis team swept Burlington HS by a score of 9-0, keeping their perfect dual meet record in tact. “As a team, it was one of our better matches,” said Pioneer coach Steve Briggs. "We had 3 close matches and finished strong in each of them.” The most entertaining match of the afternoon... Read More »

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Maharishi School Boys Tennis Defeat Keokuk

The Maharishi School boys tennis team defeated Keokuk by a score of 6-1 on April 21. “Both teams had players under the weather, so we played 5 singles and 2 doubles,” said Coach Briggs. “All the guys played well today, but Devan and Karthik stood out. They’re improving rapidly, and that should help us in postseason.... Read More »

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Maharishi School Boys Tennis Place Third At Pella Invitational

Broad swaths of yellow, red, and purple tulip blossoms decorated Pella’s town square, and tourists lined the sidewalk, waiting to purchase pastries at popular Dutch bakeries. A few blocks away at Caldwell Park, eight teams competed in the Pella Invitational, an annual event hosted by the Dutchmen. “It’s been a tough week for illness, but better... Read More »

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Maharishi School Boys Tennis Defeats Fairfield High

The Maharishi School boys tennis squad defeated Fairfield High School by a score of 9-0 at the Middle School courts April 17th.  “The score was not indicative of the competitiveness of some of the matches." Trojan #3 player, Elijah Parr, won the first set against Caleb Mulleneux. "Coach Sheppard mentioned that Elijah excelled in track. Sure... Read More »

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Maharishi School Girls Tennis Bounces Back With Win!

The Maharishi School girls tennis team won a hard fought match against Holy Trinity Catholic by a score of 5-4 at the Punj Tennis Center on the Maharishi University of Management campus. The Pioneers battled back from a 3-2 deficit in an exciting three hour contest that produced several see-saw singles matches. Madelyn Stood played her... Read More »

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