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Displaying posts from June 2011

Class of 2011 Awards and Honors

Congratulations to the graduating Maharishi School seniors who received recognition at the 2011 award ceremony. While all students are commended for their achievements, a select few are chosen to receive special honors from their teachers, peers, and third-party scholarship foundations. Department Awards Virginia Buckley Award: Given to the top art student who is actively seeking a... Read More »

Congratulations Maharishi School Graduates 2011

Those in Maharishi School’s class of 2011 are not your average high school graduates: they are Destination Imagination champions, National Merit Scholar Finalists and Science Fair winners. They are published poets, tennis tournament trophy holders, and Best of Show photographers. They are Iowa High School Speech Association banner winners and hip-hop champions. They are innovators, creators,... Read More »

Ninth Graders receive Alex Grace Award

9th grade graduates Leanna Miller and Michael Corazza receive Maharishi School's Alex Grace Award for displaying the school's highest ideals: kindness, courage, integrity, and wisdom. The award is named for former Maharishi School student Alex Grace, who embodied all these qualities and brightened the lives of those around him up through the last day of his... Read More »

Pioneer Day

Meg Vigmostad's third and fourth grades celebrated the end of the year with an annual Pioneer Day. The students delighted in dressing up for the day and practicing traditional pioneer skills such as cross-stitch and basket weaving. They even made their own feather quill pens and learned to write using ink pots.

Atreya Dey Invited to Present at Water Conference

On June 8, Maharishi School senior, Atreya Dey will present his research at the 93rd annual Iowa Water Environment Association conference in Coralville. Dey and his parents and mentors, Drs. Mousumi and Dennis Dey, were invited to attend the 2 day conference after Dey won numerous awards and international recognition for his research, “Biobased Ferrite Nanoparticles:... Read More »

Maharishi School Destination ImagiNation Teams Triumph Internationally - Again

Maharishi School’s Destination ImagiNation teams had another successful trip to the 5 day international creative problem solving competition at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 24-29. The middle level girls’ team gave an outstanding performance that wowed the appraisers and earned them 5th place. The team’s solution involved both acting and technical (engineering) elements and included an... Read More »

Nature Explore Summer Camp

This summer children can greet every day with enthusiasm and excitement. Maharishi School will be offering a fun-filled program in its beautiful new outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. Children ages 4-10 may attend for one week at a time, or the entire summer from June 13-July 29, 9:00-noon. SPROUTS Younger campers in preschool through kindergarten will discover... Read More »

Councilman Halley Encourages Students to Volunteer

City Councilman, Michael Halley, addressed Maharishi Upper School students Tuesday to share his experiences with volunteering. He encouraged students to get involved this summer in the many volunteer opportunities in Fairfield. Halley shared the concept of the “helper’s high,” a powerful uplifting experience that comes from doing good for others. Students can volunteer through the Fairfield... Read More »

Poem by Caroline Fulcher Selected for Publication

Caroline Fulcher, Maharishi School junior, has won Second Honorable Mention in the Iowa Poetry Association contest, high school division. Fulcher’s submission, "Ruins On Old Vineyard Road" will be published in Lyrical Iowa 2011, the 66th annual anthology of the Iowa Poetry Association. Fulcher’s poem was one of 36 poems chosen out of 460 entries to be... Read More »

Maharishi School is Class 1A runner-up for third straight year

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | Jun 01, 2011  Maharishi School poses with the Class 1A runner-up trophy and banner for the third-straight year after Tuesday’s state tournament in Johnston. Pictured are, from left to right, front row: Derek Thatcher, Brenton Schwartz; back row: head coach Lawrence Eyre, Thomas Weiss, Sam Arsanjani, Raphael Gelfand, Nicolas... Read More »

Raise Cash, Skip the Gas!

Generous donors are willing to donate to Maharishi School to encourage our school families to walk, bike, scoot or jog to school. These donors want to kick off this effort NOW and and continue through the end of the school year. For each person (student, staff, faculty) making a car-free trip, the donors will give $3.75/person/day... Read More »

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