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ISACS Conference Informs and Inspires Maharishi School Iowa Faculty

Every profession has its inner world, full of knowledge that those on other career trajectories have never imagined.  Learning about the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) Conference is an excellent way to peek into the secret lives of Maharishi School teachers and administrators, people so passionate about their calling that they take an... Read More »

Maharishi School Iowa Seniors Travel to Chicago for Museum Tour

Seniors at Maharishi private day and boarding school in Fairfield, Iowa hit the road last week for an exciting and immersive experience at the The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States.  Instructor Greg Thatcher explains, "we spent two weeks in preparation for this trip, reviewing great... Read More »

Maharishi School Iowa Teachers Head to ISACS Conference This Week

Every year a group of Maharishi School teachers and administrators travel to the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) Conference to meet with fellow educators and keep up to date on new teaching strategies, curricular offerings, and developments in child psychology.  Offerings this year include Python Power: Unlocking Mathematical Mysteries Using Coding, The Self-Regulation... Read More »

Jazz Improvisation At Maharishi School Builds Appreciation and Skills

A course recap by Maharishi School music teacher Mike Cantafio.  "Teaching Jazz Improvisation last quarter was a good experience for both myself and the students. Two of the students had primarily a classical background and the other was coming from the pop music world. Although jazz has been apart of the collegiate curriculum since 1947 there... Read More »

Our Vibrant Community - Fairfield, Iowa

When I told friends that I was leaving the busy, eclectic Philadelphia suburb that had been home to my daughter and me, I got a lot of head tilts and quizzical expressions.  "But why?"  "Won't you be bored"  "What is there to do in Idaho?" Iowa, people.  Iowa.  And after almost ten years of living here,... Read More »

Iowa Private School Wins Grant for Rocketry Project

The Maharishi School Rocketry Team has earned a $1,500 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation,  which will go towards the design, construction, and rocket flight expenses for the team's Team America Rocketry Challenge entry.  Maharishi School is offering both TARC Rocketry and NASA Student Launch Rocketry Teams through our project-based learning curriculum this year.    Last... Read More »

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