School News

Pioneers Win Ottumwa Invitational!

“By far the closest meet I’ve been involved with,” said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs, . “We could have lost any number of ways, but the boys played for each other and came out on top.” On a pristine Saturday at Ottumwa park, the Pioneers faced Ottumwa, Knoxville, and Oskaloosa. After the completion of the morning singles... Read More »

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Hilary Nelson Earns MFA From University of Iowa

Maharishi School alumna Hilary Nelson is about to graduate from the University of Iowa with an MFA degree; however, her path to becoming an artist wasn’t always straightforward. Hilary has always been making art, but after graduating from Maharishi School she was one of the first students to enroll in the Sustainable Living Program at MUM.... Read More »

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Pioneers Defeat Mt. Pleasant 8-1

May Fourth: The Pioneers boys' tennis team ran their unbeaten dual meet record to 5-0 with a win over Mt Pleasant at East Lake Park. The match of the day pitted Pioneer #2 Daniel Zhu against Mt Pleasant’s Ethan Weber.  The match had plenty of long rallies as both players chased down balls everywhere but outside... Read More »

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Shristi Sharma Wins High Honors at Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Maharishi Middle School student Shristi Sharma has won big at the 2017 Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair with her project, "How Easily Can Your Password Be Hacked?". Shristi's work is important for anyone who does online banking, has an email account, or shops online - in other words, nearly every one of us!  Shristi's research... Read More »

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Pioneers Capture Invitational

The Maharishi School boys' tennis team finished on top today, defeating Fairfield High School, Albia, and Davis County in the Pioneer Invitational. Kai Vessey earned Pioneer "Player of the Match", winning 32 out of a possible 33 games. “Kai showed why he’s among the best in the state,” said Coach Briggs. Maharishi School 89 Albia 65... Read More »

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Destination Imagination at Maharishi School: Creativity for the Careers of Tomorrow

“We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . . using technologies that haven’t been invented . . . in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.” Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, “Shift Happens”   Ray Kurtzweil, computer scientist, inventor, and author, sums up his view of our... Read More »

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Pioneers Go For Gold at Pella Invitational

Pioneer doubles duo, Daniel Zhu and Devan Burke, rolled through the six team field (Boone, Pella, Grinnell, Albia, Oskaloosa, Maharishi School) to capture gold medals in the Pella Invitational today. The pair defeated Pella, Grinnell, and Albia along the way. “Devan and Daniel are bright guys. They learn fast. They’re beating good teams by playing smart... Read More »

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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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