Artistic Achievements

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 »


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 »


Images from the SEI Conference Art Exhibition

On March 28, Maharishi School art students competed in the SEI Conference Art Exhibition, snatching eight awards with the fourteen works they submitted. Fifteen schools participated in the exhibition, with each school submitting fifteen works, as described in an earlier article. Congratulations to Maharishi School artists and their teachers. The works receiving awards are featured below.... Read More »


Big Wins at Destination Imagination State Competition

Maharishi School sent eleven teams to the Destination Imagination State competition on Saturday, March 28, and returned with five State Champion teams to represent Iowa at Global Finals in May. Jeremy Goodale, Blake Jarmosco, Jayanta Wegman, Jack Unger, and Devrishi Eisner An international non-profit, volunteer organization, Destination Imagination aims to be the global leader in teaching... Read More »


Students Excel at SEI Superconference Art Competition

Lucy by Rain Spotted Elk Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the March 28 competitive SEI Conference Art Exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. Fourteen pieces were submitted by Maharishi School Students, and eight awards were won. Winner of first place and honorable mention awards, 11th grader Rain Spotted Elk said,... Read More »


Student Accepted at Gelsey Kirkland Academy

Jaya Meuhlman, 11th grade daughter of Mac and Ellen Meuhlman,  has been accepted at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy in New York City for a 5-week summer intensive dance program. She has trained five years for this. This winter, she traveled to Chicago and auditioned for the summer intensive along with many other young dance students. Gelsey... Read More »


Achievements Update for 2013-14 by Dr. Richard Beall

Dear Friends, Our school year is coming to a close, and I want to share with you some of the highlights from the year. We have much to be proud of as we continue the legacy of excellence that derives from our Consciousness-Based Education. Last fall we were contacted by a production company in Montreal who... Read More »


Maharishi School Wins Art Awards

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Andy Hallman -- Greg Thatcher could not be prouder of his art students. Thatcher teaches art at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, which has a long history of winning awards at the highest levels of competition. Earlier this spring, Maharishi School entered 15 pieces in the Southeast Iowa... Read More »


Students Compete in Iron Chef Cook-Off

Over the course of the last month Laurie Baumann has been hosting an Iron Chef-type competition in her advanced cooking class, part of Maharishi School's Seed-to-Table program. Contestants are given ingredients from which they must create a meal. Saturday's final show-down between Mickey DeAngelis, Brandon Prather-Huff and Davin Titus, was judged by local epicureans Steve Boss... Read More »


Students Win Many Awards at Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition

Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the recent competitive art exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. The competition is for high school students from 25 schools in eastern Iowa. "The students had submitted beautiful work, and I was very pleased with the judges' results," said Greg Thatcher, the students' art teacher,... Read More »


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