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Displaying posts from September 2017

Positive Discipline Parenting Class Offered at Maharishi School

Maharishi School is once again offering a seven-week Positive Discipline Parenting Class to the entire Fairfield community.  The cost is only $20, which covers all seven sessions and includes a copy of Positive Discipline. If you experience challenges including morning routine and bedtime hassles, homework and chores you want your child to take more responsibility for,... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Tour Hancher Auditorium

 On Wednesday, September 20th Maharishi School ninth-graders in Jan Thatcher's theater and speech class had the opportunity to tour the new Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City. Thatcher and her students enjoyed the art installations in the mezzanine areas surrounding the performance space,  and visited the backstage areas as well!    

Bike Fest 2017 is Coming!

Bike Fest 2017 is our first fundraiser of the year and a wonderful way for students to physically challenge themselves and enjoy the beautiful Iowa autumn with their friends. All boarding and day students in grades 1-12 plus the three to six-year-old Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Class will participate in this event, which will take place on... Read More »

Harvard Study: Student Happiness Boosts Academic Success

Many husbands might say, “When Mama is happy, everyone is happy.” For educators and parents, we would say that when the student is happy and thriving, everyone is happy. Is happiness really that important? The Harvard Graduate School of Education thinks so. One of their studies showed that student happiness is positively associated with GPA.   OK,... Read More »

Coding Club at Maharishi School!

Maharishi School is starting a Coding Club next week on Thursday, Sept 18 from 4:30-6:30pm in the Maharishi School Media Center. It is for all students sixth through twelfth grade who want to learn more about programming. You don't need to have any previous experience to join the club - we will be learning to code... Read More »

Girls on the Run Returns to Maharishi School!

Maharishi School is excited to once again offer Girls on the Run this fall! Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in third through eighth grade to be joyful, healthy and confident. The ten-week program teaches critical life skills, encourages personal development and fosters team building and community... Read More »

Maharishi School Alumnus Jason Shields Wins Ju Jitsu World Championship Gold

Imagine a person who meditates twice a day and what comes to mind?                                   Lotus pose? Brown rice? "Ommmmm"? Heel hooks? Side mount chokes? Wait, what? Ok, let me explain. If you’ve done any reading about Transcendental Meditation before, you already know that it’s not for a certain kind of person, and it doesn’t turn you... Read More »

David Lynch Accepts Co-Chair Position for Maharishi School Five Year Plan

For more than a year our Board of Directors has been busy crafting a new five-year plan.  In collaboration with Maharishi School faculty and staff, they have laid the groundwork to grow and sustain Maharishi School well into the future. At our annual opening Convocation, we all received some excellent news about the campaign: internationally acclaimed... Read More »


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