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Maharishi School Tennis Defeats Keokuk 8-1

The Maharishi School boys' tennis squad defeated Keokuk 8-1, improving their dual meet record to 3-0.  “Our teams always seem to play better when the music’s right,” said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. “After an hour in the SUV, it's easy to start out a bit sluggish, but team DJ, Devan Burke, played some Sergeant Pepper on... Read More »

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Earth Day Community Service - Time to Refresh the Nature Explore Classroom!

Earth Day is upon us again, and that must mean it's time to refresh our Nature Explore Classroom!  The Maharishi School Nature Explore Classroom is an outdoor play and learning space enjoyed by the students in our Montessori Preschool and Kindergarten, as well as the elementary schoolers.  With features like a cob play cottage, willow tunnel,... Read More »

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Summer Day Camp 2017!

    It's time to register your kids for summer day camp at Maharishi School! The camp will run from June 12th - July 21st, children may attend any or all of the six-week offerings and may attend only in the mornings (9:00-12:00) or all day (9:00-3:00). Offerings will include arts and crafts, gardening and cooking,... Read More »

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Maharishi School Pioneers Open Season With 9-0 Win

The Maharishi School tennis team opened their season with a 9-0 win at the Punj Courts in Fairfield today. “We have a young team this year. No seniors and three of our boys have been playing less than a year,” said Coach Briggs. “Fortunately, we also have some veterans, including last year’s 3rd place state doubles... Read More »

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A Letter From Our School Head, Dr. Richard Beall

Dear Maharishi School Community, We did it again! Last week Maharishi School students added to our legacy of excellence and achievement in extracurricular activities with state championships in science and Destination Imagination (creative problem-solving). The Iowa Biotechnology Association named Pranav Chhalliyil, a sophomore at Maharishi School, the winner of the 2017 Iowa BioGENEius Challenge at the... Read More »

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Scientific Creativity Wins Big: Pranav Chhalliyil named Iowa BioGENEius 2017

"Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.  It is a process; it's not random." Ken Robinson At Maharishi School we agree with noted educator and speaker Sir Ken Robinson that, "there's a wealth of talent that lies in all of us" and that "those who work in schools must nurture creativity systematically... Read More »

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Project-Based Learning Sparks Creativity and Builds Skills at Maharishi School

Project-based learning is an integral part of the curriculum at Maharishi School, a private boarding and day school in Fairfield, Iowa.  Each quarter, students have a choice between several project courses and are also free to design and execute a proposal of their choosing.  Last year Upper School teacher Mark Wilkins offered raku ceramics as a... Read More »

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Maharishi School Update From Dr. Richard Beall

Dear Maharishi School Community, Last Wednesday I returned home to a new sight in front of our School—the rainbow flag.  The rainbow flag has long represented peace, unity, and, especially, a safe space for all. This symbol has been adopted by the LGBT community and its supporters to represent the diversity within that group. In recent... Read More »

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Maharishi School Raises Rainbow Flag

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now." Martin Luther King Jr. In the last few years, stories about transgender rights have made their way to the forefront of national attention. These issues have cropped up in every area from workplaces, to shopping, to healthcare policy, so it's no... Read More »

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“The Big Orange Splot” Sparks Creativity at Maharishi School

The Field of All Possibilities is the Source of All Solutions. ~Maharishi   Mr. Plumbean turns an accident into an opportunity when he turns an orange paint splotch on his roof into the phantasmagorical house of his dreams. The 123 Girls turned the fronts of their desks into their dreams and changed what the author says... Read More »

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