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Displaying posts from March 2015

Two Maharishi School Long Distance Runners Dominate at Pekin

--portions and photo from a Fairfield Ledger article by Jarrod Peterson, sports editor A boys’ track and field meet at Packwood, Monday, March 30, involved four local schools. Pekin, Van Buren, Cardinal and Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment competed at Pekin High School. Ross Emmanuel and Jordan Town were the two standouts for Maharishi... Read More »

Students Excel at SEI Superconference Art Competition

Lucy by Rain Spotted Elk Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the March 28 competitive SEI Conference Art Exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. Fourteen pieces were submitted by Maharishi School Students, and eight awards were won. Winner of first place and honorable mention awards, 11th grader Rain Spotted Elk said,... Read More »

The Story of Ms. Queena Zhou

The Teenager Who Left Shanghai in Search of an Extraordinary High School Experience --by Christine Albers, Director of Expansion at Maharishi School first published in Enlightenment, the Transcendental Meditation Magazine I first met Queena the day she turned sixteen, standing alone by the baggage claim at Cedar Rapids airport, wearing a polka-dot down coat. A tiny,... Read More »

Maharishi School Faculty Art Teacher Wins Award

Maharishi School’s art department head Greg Thatcher has just received the Medallion Art Award at Galex '49, a national juried exhibition in Galesburg, Illinois, for his drawing Yew Trees #115. The exhibition opened on March 14 and is hosted by the Galesburg Civic Art Center. The drawing is one of many that Thatcher has produced of the... Read More »

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