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Watch Video Clips From Oprah's Next Chapter

Many clips are available on www.oprah.com/OWN from "America's Most Unusual Town" which aired on March 25. Here is the clip about Maharishi School>>

Watch This Sunday: Maharishi School on “Oprah’s Next Chapter“

Sunday March 25 8:00 CT (9-10:00 P.M. ET/PT) On OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network presents a new episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter featuring America’s Most Unusual Town this Sunday, March 25 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT) followed by “Oprah’s Master Class” with Jon Bon Jovi (10-11 p.m. ET/PT). On “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Oprah Winfrey travels to... Read More »

Maharishi School Poised For Another Final Four Run

From Fairfield Ledger --  Michael Leach--  Photo Carson Tigges / Ledger Archive --Mar 23, 2012  Only so many constants exist in sports, and over the past 25 years Maharishi School has staked its claim to one of them. As surely as the Chicago Cubs won’t win the World Series and the Duke Blue Devils will earn... Read More »

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 »

First Place at Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair

Pearl Sawhney, senior, and Surya Sawhney, sophomore, won first place and an “Outstanding Achievement” award in the Senior Division at the Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair in Cedar Rapids on March 17th. This just weeks after their first place win at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Their research is entitled "Obesity and Diet:... Read More »

Community Broadcasts of 'Oprah's Next Chapter' 

Join us Sunday evening for a live broadcast of 'Oprah's Next Chapter: America's Most Unusual Town': Dalby Hally in the Argiro Center on MUM campus at 7:30  Sondheim Center at 7:00 program airs at 8:00 CT Watch the preview here>> Enjoy photos from Oprah's visit to "America's Most Unusual Town" All images: (c) 2012 Harpo, Inc./George Burns ... Read More »

Middle School World Premier Movie Night

You are invited to Maharishi Middle School World Premiere Movie Night on Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 pm in Dalby Hall at MUM’s Argiro Center. Come see four original student-related films created by our middle school students. Black-tie event.      

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 »

Maharishi School Students Selected to Compete at National Science Symposium

Maharishi School students, Pearl Sawhney (senior) and her brother, Surya (sophomore) won first place March 2 at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (IJSHS) in Iowa City. They will go to Maryland on May 2-6 to present at the 50th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force.... Read More »

Nature Explore Summer Camp June 11- July 27

This summer during the cooler morning hours from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, children can greet the day with enthusiasm and excitement. Maharishi School will be offering a fun-filled program in its beautiful outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. Children ages 4-10 may attend for one week at a time, or the entire summer from June 11-July 27. ... Read More »

Spring Celebration And Awards

Spring Celebration And Awards Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment cordially invites all students, faculty, staff and community members to attend the 38th Annual Spring Celebration on Wednesday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m. at the Maharishi School Assembly Hall. The Spring Celebration is a time to celebrate the achievements of the past season and to... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Take Top Awards at Destination Imagination Sub-State Tournament

Maharishi School sent eight teams to Ames on March 3 to compete at the Iowa Sub-State Destination Imagination (DI) Competition. Six of those teams placed first, and the remaining teams placed third in their respective categories. In Iowa the DI program is run by a non-profit organization, Students for a Creative Iowa. According to their website,... Read More »

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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