School News

Iowa Tennis: Maharishi School Brings Together Top Young Players in the State

This week the top players in southeast Iowa are training at the Punj courts at Maharishi School courts. Among the participants is Fairfield High School star Anatta Charoenkal, 2017 state high school singles champion, Yana Gaskell, #1 Iowa USTA 14 & under girls team, Lachlan Gaskell, #1 Iowa USTA 12 & under boys team, Hanna Lindblom... Read More »

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Maharishi School Alumni Launches Gift Giving Service App

Maharishi School alumni Jonathan Jarvis, class of 2002, has worked in strategy and design for companies including Honda, Adobe, and Google, as well as for the global children's charity UNICEF, since graduating from ArtCenter College of Design in 2009.  Now Jarvis has combined his passion for economics and graphic design into a new venture, Token, a... Read More »

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Maharishi School Graduate Hired as US Foreign Service Officer, Posted at Liberian Embassy

Colette "Coco" Clark, a 2011 graduate of Maharishi School, has recently been hired by the U.S. State Department as a Foreign Service Officer. Her first posting will be at the U.S. embassy in Liberia, beginning in June.   Ms. Clark is the daughter of Fran Clark and the late Henry Ogden Clark of Fairfield. She received a... Read More »

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Maharishi Upper School Destination Imagination Team Takes Home First Prize and Da Vinci Award!

Maharishi Upper School Destination Imagination team "Not Your Average Punch Party" (from left to right: Philip Winer Alista Wikle, Drew Schoenfeld, Loreena Hansen, and Caleb Mulleneaux  ) won first place AND a Da Vince Award for exceptional creativity at this year's Destination Imagination Global Finals! "The 17th annual Global Finals, hosted by Destination Imagination, ended Saturday... Read More »

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Pranav Chhalliyil Wins Third Prize for Microbiology at INTEL International Science Fair

Maharishi School sophomore Pranav Chhaliyil had the rare honor of presenting his dental research at the Iowa Dental Association 2017 Annual Session in Cedar Rapids on May 6th.  The IDA is the largest association of oral health profession in the State of Iowa. "Pranav, can you imagine?", remarked Dr. Cynthia Phillips, Southeast District Trustee, " This... Read More »

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Junior Olympics 2017!

On Tuesday, June 6th, all Maharishi School Lower School students will participate in an outdoor field day.  Junior Olympics, an annual end-of-the-year tradition, will group teams of seven to eight children, separated by gender, but mixed by grade from K-6, into different “countries”. There will be a teacher assigned to each country, and 6th-grade students will... Read More »

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Maharishi School Team Overcomes Challenges and Builds Skills at Destination Imagination Globals

Let's hear from Annalisa Miller, team chaperone for the Maharishi Upper School team "The Mustachios"! Hello All, I have to say, this is a real team in the true sense of the word. These girls exhibit great collaboration and support for each other. It's very inspiring to see them interacting with each other.  There were many... Read More »

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Annual Maharishi School Spring Concert

The end of the school year is quickly approaching and that means it's time for our annual Spring Concert!  We will celebrate the conclusion of a successful school year next Wednesday, May 31st, at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. As usual, we will start with the lower grades so that they can get home and get... Read More »

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Destination Imagination Teams Head to Knoxville, Tennessee for Globals!

What would compel a group of kids to wake up before sunrise and head out to school in the dark?  The Destination Imagination Global Finals, of course!   Tuesday morning at 6:00 am an excited bus-load of students and chaperones departed for Knoxville, Tennessee, prepared to meet 17,000 peers from around the world and compete in their... Read More »

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Pella Takes Down Pioneers In State Tennis Tournament

Long time rival Pella defeated the Pioneers 5-2 today in the first round of the state tennis tournament played at the MUM Recreation Center in Fairfield, Iowa. "Pella’s been knocking on the door for a long time. As a team and community, they showed serious resolve today. They’re on their way to the final four in... Read More »

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