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Displaying posts from March 2013

Rotary Students of Month Honored

From the Fairfield Ledger - March 26, 2013-- Haley Grunwald and Laser Nite were recognized as the Fairfield Rotary Club’s Students of the Month during a luncheon March 15. Grunwald is a senior at Fairfield High School, and Nite is a senior at Maharishi School. The Student of the Month Award is granted by the Rotary... Read More »

Dr. Beall Reporting From the Senior Trip in Costa Rica

At the risk of breaking some frozen hearts, I am writing from Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica, where the senior boys are concluding their trip....on a beach...in 95 degree heat and humidity. No, we are not complaining. And, yes, we heard that Iowa's unending Winter of 2013 has delivered yet another snow. A couple of weeks ago... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Receive Science Honors at EISEF

Four Maharishi School students won awards at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) in Cedar Rapids last week. Recipients were middle schoolers, Narayani Thijm and Melat Gebremariam, and 10th grade students Alex Hoffman and Bimba Shrestha. “What is the Greenhouse Effect and How Does It Work?” is the title of the research entered by... Read More »

Smithsonian Magazine Names Fairfield One of 20 Best Small Towns

Smithsonian Magazine ranked Fairfield number 7 in it's list of the Top 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2013: By Susan Spano - Smithsonian magazine, April 2013 What makes a small town big on culture? For the second year running, we sought a statistical answer to this question by asking the geographic information company Esri to search... Read More »

DI Teams Cleans Up at Creative Problem Solving Competition

Maharishi School Destination Imagination teams performed at the sub-state tournament March 9 and won eight first-place, two second- place and one third-place awards. Teams were scored for creativity and innovation, which means every element had to be their own solution and had to be complex. Next, the Destination Imagination teams will go to the state level... Read More »

Hail to Kale!

Spring Celebration and Awards

The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment cordially invites all students, faculty, staff and community members to attend the 39th Annual Spring Celebration on Wednesday, March 20 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 honor a few... Read More »

Laser Nite is National Merit Scholar Finalist at Maharishi School

Maharishi School senior Laser Nite is a National Merit Scholar finalist. Laser's goal is to “become so balanced and enlightened that my life is a blissful flow of creativity, productivity, and love. I also plan to socially engineer a site capable of connecting communities around the globe.” He comments that because of this recognition he hopes... Read More »

Richard Beall Reporting from China

Greetings from a high speed train (190 mph) floating past the flat-as-a-board Chinese countryside between Jinan and Tianjin. I am traveling with three other school representatives from Arizona, California, and Indiana and our Chinese colleagues, interviewing prospective students and meeting with the parents of our current students from Beijing to Shenzhen. If you are like most... Read More »

Order Your Spring Bulbs!

We are once again taking orders for the beautiful flowering spring bulbs that we sell each spring at Maharishi School. You can choose from tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. Each 6” pot will contain several blooming bulbs. The cost is $7.50 per pot. Orders must be received by this coming Wednesday, March 6. If you would like... Read More »

Speech Photos Available

To see fantastic photos taken by Jim Davis of all the wonderful Upper School Speech Competition performances, please click here.

Honor Roll, Principal’s List Announced

Congratulations to those students on the Honor Roll and Principal's List:  Principal’s List Students recognized on the principal’s list earned all “A’s.” Ninth grade girls: Anna Unger. Ninth grade boys: Doga Ozesmi, Marcus Shoenfeld. Tenth grade girls: Cathy Guo, Lydia Huggins, Kadie Roberts, Queena Zhou, Tenth grade boys: Alex Hoffmann, Sree Lalith Pullapantula, Bimba Shsretha, David... Read More »

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