Staff & Faculty Blogs

Dedication of Laurie and Lawrence Eyre Tennis Center

The community is invited to a dedication ceremony of MUM’s indoor tennis facility in honor of beloved and legendary tennis coaches, Lawrence and Laurie Eyre. The celebration will be held at: Court #1 of the indoor tennis courts, MUM Recreation Center, Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm. For those who cannot attend, we will have lifv... Read More »

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Coach Lawrence Eyre Retires After 25 Years

By Scott Jackson, Ottumwa Courier --FAIRFIELD — There are many tennis programs across the state that hope to have the kind of busy schedule Lawrence Eyre had this past week. Last Friday, Eyre took three of his talented players from Fairfield Maharishi to compete in the Class 1A singles and doubles tournament in Waterloo. Sam Arsanjani,... Read More »

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Easy Ways to Fund Our Seed-to-Table Kitchen

Dear Parents and Friends, Maharishi School students are learning where their food comes from by cultivating the school's edible landscape and 4,100 square foot greenhouse. We are raising money to build an on-site kitchen so we can start cooking! And you can help: "Like" the Maharishi School Edible Schoolyard on Facebook.  Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/MaharishiSchoolEdibleSchoolyard Each... Read More »

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Support and Help Share Lesson Adventure

My fellow Maharishi School Supporters, Show and tell time! I wanted to show you a program I've created and have been running in my class: Lesson Adventure Lesson Adventure is a website that I made that takes school practice sheets and turns them into an online role-playing game. Since you've all had contact with kids, I... Read More »

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Seed-to-Table Kitchen Fundraiser Launched

We just launched our fundraising campaign for the seed-to-table kitchen at Maharishi School. Visit this link on Kickstarter to watch the short video and find out how YOU can help students learn where their food comes from - hands-on. Here we are in southeast Iowa, home of factory farms and fast-food culture, a culture that promotes... Read More »

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Big Ideas and Vertical Thinking at Maharishi School

From Issue 6 TMMagazine.org by Dr. Richard Beall - April 2012 As Head of Maharishi School, people commonly ask me, “What is different about Maharishi School?” We’re a college prep school, so our students learn about quadratic equations, cell mitosis, literary analysis, historical perspective, and all the rest. But what makes learning at Maharishi School unique? In... Read More »

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Reducing Stress and Preparing Students for Learning

For over ten years film icon George Lucas has been a catalyst for educational innovation with his online publication "edutopia." He identifies promising practices "to help students receive a 21st century education." This widely circulated and respected source now includes the Quiet Time program, with the Transcendental Meditation program, among its list of recommended strategies. I... Read More »

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News of Continuous Improvement

Dear Friends, Forty-some years ago, when Maharishi met with a group of educators to formulate the principles of natural law for the Science of Creative Intelligence curriculum, they made the #1 principle:“The Nature of Life Is to Grow.” Growth is woven into every aspect of our lives: physical, mental, spiritual. In the context of institutions, it... Read More »

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Celebrating and Supporting Our Successful Seniors

Dear Friends, The clock is ticking. Our Senior Class is approaching the final quarter of their highly decorated school careers. Think of all this Class has achieved: State championships in speech, science, poetry, robotics and Destination ImagiNation. Volunteered for a wide variety of school and community service projects Leadership of their Student Councils Back-to-back State Runner-Up... Read More »

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Lijuan Cai and Yunxiang Zhu Greet Chinese Vice President in Muscatine

Our own Lijuan Cai, International Student Advisor, and her husband Yunxiang Zhu, Vice President of Asia Expansion and Professor of Management at MUM, had the honor of greeting Xi Jinping, Vice President of China, on his visit to Moline, Iowa. Here are two news reports: Chinese Couple Excited About Vice President's Muscatine Visit From The Gazette: Mike... Read More »

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