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Middle and Upper School
Weekly Newsletter
March 31

“This...illustrates the technique of intelligent teaching. The subject is introduced and its result made clear in one stroke so that, seeing both the scale of the subject and the possibility of achieving the desired goal, the student is eager to begin.”—Maharishi

Dear Parents,

STUDENTS WIN AT DESTINATION IMAGINATION STATE COMPETITION

Congratulations to all the students who competed at the Destination Imagination State competition on Monday. Of the nine teams from Maharishi School that competed, five teams placed first, two teams placed second, and one team placed third. The five first-place teams will represent Iowa at the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee, at the end of May.

ART STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AND ENJOY FIELD TRIP

Fifteen students from Maharishi School went on an Art field trip on Tuesday this week. In the morning they attended the SE Iowa Superconference Art Show and Competition. In the afternoon they visited the University of Iowa Art Museum.

The students, who had taken sculpture or photography as an elective last quarter, had all submitted artwork for display at the Superconference show. In the morning the students participated in workshops, e.g. stained glass making, website design, pastel or charcoal drawing, and printmaking. In the afternoon the curator of the UI Art Museum gave them a private tour of the museum.

Congratulations to the following students who won awards for their work in the Superconference show:

Lane Weaver – Photography, first place

Molly Brooks - Photography, second place

Tim Shaw – Photography, honorable mention

Anjali Krystofiak - Photography, honorable mention

Ace Boothby – Computer Generated Photography, first place

Toby Briggs - Computer Generated Photography, second place

David Boyle - Computer Generated Photography, third place

Dominic Rabalais – Prints, first place

Serena Stakland – Pastels, second place

Camille Morehead – Mixed Media, second place
Sylvia Shay – Judges Category, first place
Laura Tarnoff - Judges Category, second place
Ellora Hans-Price - Judges Category, honorable mention

The winners and more will be in the MSAE Annual Art and Photography Show on the May 5th Artwalk at Central Park Furnishings Futon Store on the square.

UPPER SCHOOL PARENTS NIGHT

The Upper School Parents Night scheduled for March 30 was postponed due to a bad weather advisory. It will now take place on Monday, April 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium. Please come and pick up your child’s grade card that night.

MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Middle School parent conferences will take place on Friday, April 14 in the Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium. Conferences are by appointment, so parents are invited to call the Girls School office (472-9400, ext. 3) after Spring break to schedule appointments with your child’s teachers. Grade cards will be available for pick-up in the auditorium that day. Please remember that Middle School students will not have classes that day.

NEW  MAHARISHI SCHOOL WEBSITE

Do visit the new Maharishi School website at http://www.maharishischooliowa.org. Thanks to Olivia Post, Cathy Knoles, Shepley Hansen, and Craig Ridgley for doing a wonderful job of presenting Maharishi School and the benefits of Consciousness-Based education.

 

Best Wishes,

Laurie Baumann and Alan Colby

 


 

 

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