Artistic Achievements

Maharishi School Magic: Destination ImagiNation

By Dr. Richard Beall for TM Magazine in July 2011. To see the article in it's entirety go to: http://issue2.tmmagazine.org/maharishi-school-magic.html I’m six miles high, flying across the Midwest to Knoxville, TN, to join 14,000 of the world’s most out-of-the-box inventive kids. It’s Destination ImagiNation’s Global Finals, and we have five Maharishi School state champions representing Iowa. This is... 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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Maharishi School Destination ImagiNation Teams Triumph Internationally - Again

Maharishi School’s Destination ImagiNation teams had another successful trip to the 5 day international creative problem solving competition at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 24-29. The middle level girls’ team gave an outstanding performance that wowed the appraisers and earned them 5th place. The team’s solution involved both acting and technical (engineering) elements and included an... 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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Nani Shreck Wins at Congressional Art Competition

Maharishi School sophomore Nani Shreck received honorable mention for a photo entitled “Flower” at the Congressional Art Competition on May 7. Nani was excited to meet Representative Dave Loebsack. In the spring of every year, the United States House of Representatives hosts this competition to recognize talented young artists from across the nation. The winning student... Read More »

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Maharishi School Family Triumphs at Destination ImagiNation

One family at Maharishi School stands out as performing very well at Destination ImagiNation, a creative problem-solving competition. The three Stakland children have gone to Global Finals for 10 consecutive years. They have also placed numerous times in the top 10. "The Stakland family has been participating in DI since Jordan (left) was in 4th grade,... Read More »

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Students Win Best of Show, Top Awards at Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition

Maharishi School students won nine awards, including Best of Show, at the Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition at Iowa Wesleyan College, on April 5. Students from nineteen high schools in southeast Iowa spent part of the day in all things art-related while professional artists and instructors acted as muses to inspired their creativity. Carol Keller-Hein, one... Read More »

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Students Headed to International Creative Problem Solving Competition

Nine teams from Maharishi School competed April 9 at the Iowa Destination ImagiNation Competition in Ames. Five of those teams took first place and will compete at the International competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the week of May 25. They will compete against thousands of students from over 30 countries. Destination ImagiNation is an... Read More »

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Speech Showcase March 4-6, 11-12

Enjoy an entertaining night of fantastic performances the weekends of March 4-6 and 11-12 at Spayde Theater on MUM campus. Performances begin at 7:30 March 4, 5, 11, and 12. A 2:00 matinee is scheduled for March 6. General admission is $10, $8 for students. Reserved seating is available for $15 by calling 512-632-8823. Four out... Read More »

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Maharishi School Performers Selected For Iowa High School Speech Festival

Four teams from Maharishi School were judged outstanding at the Iowa High School Large-Group Speech Competition in Cedar Rapids on February 5. The following teams have been selected to perform at the Festival this Saturday, February 19 at ISU in Ames: A Musical Theater excerpt from Spamalot, performed by Derek Thatcher, Toby James, Brenton Schwartz, Paul... Read More »

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