Academic Achievements

Maharishi School Seniors Excel in ACT Test and College Readiness

Maharishi School students are exceptionally well prepared for college, according to a recent report by the American College Testing (ACT) Program. Students in Maharishi School’s Class of 2011 who took the ACT had a composite average of 27.9, compared with the Iowa state average of 22.3 and the national average of 21.1. In addition to the... Read More »

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Maharishi School student meets with Senator Grassley

Published in the Fairfield Ledger Aug 09, 2011  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley recently met with Maharishi School senior Atreya Dey of Fairfield, who was in Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp is a four-week program that brings together accomplished students and science experts. It... Read More »

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Class of 2011 Awards and Honors

Congratulations to the graduating Maharishi School seniors who received recognition at the 2011 award ceremony. While all students are commended for their achievements, a select few are chosen to receive special honors from their teachers, peers, and third-party scholarship foundations. Department Awards Virginia Buckley Award: Given to the top art student who is actively seeking a... Read More »

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Atreya Dey Invited to Present at Water Conference

On June 8, Maharishi School senior, Atreya Dey will present his research at the 93rd annual Iowa Water Environment Association conference in Coralville. Dey and his parents and mentors, Drs. Mousumi and Dennis Dey, were invited to attend the 2 day conference after Dey won numerous awards and international recognition for his research, “Biobased Ferrite Nanoparticles:... Read More »

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Poem by Caroline Fulcher Selected for Publication

Caroline Fulcher, Maharishi School junior, has won Second Honorable Mention in the Iowa Poetry Association contest, high school division. Fulcher’s submission, "Ruins On Old Vineyard Road" will be published in Lyrical Iowa 2011, the 66th annual anthology of the Iowa Poetry Association. Fulcher’s poem was one of 36 poems chosen out of 460 entries to be... Read More »

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Atreya Dey Iowa Winner of U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

WEF Member Associations Send Aspiring Water Scientists to the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize National Competition ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces Atreya Dey as the 2011 Iowa state winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. Dey's project is entitled “Biobased... Read More »

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Gov. Branstad Names Atreya Dey One of Most Promising Young Scientific Leaders

Governor Branstad announces the most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. Des Moines - Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced that Atreya Dey is one of two candidates selected as the two most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. At the invitation of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin... Read More »

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Students Take Top Awards at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa

The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held April 4 at Iowa State University in Ames. According to the website, “The SSTFI is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, the world's premier pre-collegiate science fair. During the event over 350 student research projects presented by more than 450 students are... Read More »

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Maharishi School Students Take Top Awards at Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Sixteen Maharishi School students earned over 40 awards at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) on March 19 in Cedar Rapids. The mission of the EISEF is stated on the website, “To inspire eastern Iowa’s students to pursue careers in science, engineering, and math.” Winners at the senior division: Senior, Atreya Dey’s research project... Read More »

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Raph Burne Chosen to Present at National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Maharishi School Senior, Raph Burne, was selected to attend the 49th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) April 27 - May 1 in San Diego. The National JSHS will be hosted by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the Space and Naval Warfare Research Center, San Diego. Burne was also chosen in 2010... Read More »

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