Staff & Faculty Blogs

Greg Thatcher Launches Kickstarter Project

Teachers and staff at Maharishi School are encouraged to pursue personal and professional development. To that end art teacher and chair of the Art Department, Greg Thatcher, has launched a Kickstarter project to support a one month intensive in Painswick, Gloucester, UK. "Pleine Aire" of the Sacred Yews. by Greg Thatcher I have been working on a... Read More »

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Happy Spring Vacation From Dr. Beall

Dear Maharishi School Community, I hope your spring vacation is off to a good start and that it includes enough warmth to thaw you out from the long winter! I returned home Thursday night from the senior class’s successful trip to Los Angeles. These trips have three purposes: 1) to connect with meditating peers in other... Read More »

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See What School Can Be Kickstarter Project

Middle school teacher and alumnus, Richard Incorvia, is doing great projects with his students. He wants to create a documentary about this unique program. Here's what he has to say: Imagine a middle school where students choose to do real-world work. Follow the journey of teens who have taken over the local news. Our Goal We... Read More »

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Greg Thatcher Exhibits At the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Greg Thatcher, Chairperson of the Art Department, who again has had one of his pictures accepted into the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition. The Exhibition is sponsored by Augustana College in Quad Cities, Illinois and will run from March thru April 2014 in the Augustana College Museum. This annual juried competition for... Read More »

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Thanksgiving Greetings

Dear Maharishi School Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Board of Directors, It's become one of my favorite moments in the Maharishi School year, a tradition firmly established in Middle and Upper Boys Schools: the annual Pie & Chai Thanksgiving celebration. In addition to the goodies, we circulate around all of the boys and their teachers to share... Read More »

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Teachers and Administrators Attend ISACS Conference in St. Louis

On November 7 & 8, ten school personnel from Maharishi School participated in the Independent Schools Association of the Central States 2013 Annual Conference. The conference theme, “New Ways to Teach, New Ways to Learn” was selected to stretch our thinking and our practices to new levels of possibility. In two days, teachers had the opportunity... Read More »

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Help in the Nature Explore Classroom

Dear Parents, 'A WEED is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.' Ralph Waldo Emerson Maharishi Preschool teachers need your help in either getting rid of a multitude of weeds in our Nature Explore Classroom or helping them discover the virtues they possess! PLEASE JOIN US ON WEEDING DAY—WEED APPRECIATE YOUR HELP!!! STUDENTS IN... Read More »

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Report from the Independent Schools Association of the Central States

Dear Maharishi School Community, It's official!! We just received notice from the President of the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) that: "The school's Visiting Team Report was accepted [by the ISACS Board of Trustees], and the school continues as a member in good standing and with full accreditation." This is an achievement by... Read More »

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Summer Strings at Maharishi School

It’s time to think about learning how to play a stringed instrument… …or continuing studies if you have already taken classes this year! Summer Strings will be offered for any Maharishi School student who will be in the 2nd grade (2013-2014 school year), or older. If you have a friend or relative that would like to... Read More »

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ISACS Report

Dear Maharishi School Parents, We did it! Last week we completed the year-long accreditation process with the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). This is a 7-year cycle, our fifth since the mid-1980’s. It is an extensive, in-depth process. This year we formed more than 30 committees covering every aspect of school life to... Read More »

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