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Poem by Lila Cutter Wins First Place, Selected for Publication

Lila Cutter, Maharishi School Junior, has won first place, high school category, in the Iowa Poetry Association contest. Cutter’s submission, "Magic," will be published in Lyrical Iowa 2010, the 65th annual anthology of the Iowa Poetry Association. Lyrical Iowa is an annual anthology of 300 or more of the winning poems from the IPA contest. The... Read More »

Maharishi School finishes 2nd to end great tennis season

After rumbling through Atlantic to begin the state tournament Tuesday in Des Moines, Maharishi School ran into a Waterloo Columbus buzz saw in the championship game, but can once again call themselves the second best tennis team in the state. After coming up with the same result a season ago, the The Pioneer lineup that returned... Read More »

Students Get Creative At DestiNation Imagination Global Competition

Fifty-four Maharishi School Students showcased their creativity at the Destination ImagiNation Iowa and Global Competitions. At the Iowa competition, ten Maharishi School teams participated, earning 2 third place finishes, 2 second place finishes, the Renaissance Award for design creativity and engineering, and 6 first place teams who progressed to the Global Competition, in Knoxville, TN. At... Read More »

Sophomores Study Area Water Quality, Sweep Top Science Awards

Pearl Sawhney and Minna Mohammadi, sophomores, swept the top prizes at the Iowa State Science Fair (EISEF) on March 21, the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) on March 26th and 27th, the Iowa Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) on April 16, and have placed in the top 30 presenters at the Intel International... Read More »

Matthew Fleshman Named National Merit Scholar

Congratulations to Matthew Fleshman, winner of the National Merit St. Olaf College Scholarship! Fleshman entered the 2010 National Merit Scholarship competition, with more than 1.5 million other juniors nation-wide, when he took the 2008 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Less than 1% of those applicants were named semifinalists on a state representational basis. Fleshman then... Read More »

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