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Camp Wonder For 4 to 12 Year Olds

Camp Wonder in Fairfield, will be offering an 8-week summer program for children ages 4-12, including age-appropriate activities for summer time  fun. Led by well-qualified staff who are elementary education students or  recent graduates, they will create a warm and nurturing play environment for  campers to learn and grow.  Beginning June 9, every Monday through Friday,... Read More »

Three Special Preschool Events Where You Can Receive $100 Tuition Credit

Registration is now open for the 2013-14 school year at Maharishi Preschool. Children ages 1 ½ to 5 years of age are welcome to attend 2, 3 or 5 days/week. If your child turns 4 years of age prior to September 15, he/she will be in the prekindergarten class. If your child turns 18 months prior... Read More »

Nature Explore Classroom Presentation By Laura Bordow

This past Saturday, October 13, Laura Bordow was a presenter at the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children’s (IAEYC) annual conference, held in Des Moines, Iowa and attended by over 500 early childhood educators. Maharishi Preschool teachers attending the conference were Armando Tejada, Fatima Akbar and Katie Eller. The title of Laura’s presentation was,... Read More »

Nature Explore Summer Camp June 11- July 27

This summer during the cooler morning hours from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, children can greet the day with enthusiasm and excitement. Maharishi School will be offering a fun-filled program in its beautiful outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. Children ages 4-10 may attend for one week at a time, or the entire summer from June 11-July 27. ... Read More »

Community Planting Day a Great Success

From Laura Bordow, Lower School Director: A huge thanks to all of the many volunteers, (including over 60 parents, children and community members), who helped plant trees, shrubs and ground cover in our Nature Explore Classroom. We were very fortunate to have permaculture designer Fred Meyer, Director of Backyard Abundance in Iowa City guiding everyone throughout... Read More »

Students Pitch in for Community Planting Day

Sustainability students, Paul DeAngelis, junior, and Runzhao Xie, junior, assist first graders, Lee Elliot and Liam Soares to dig a hole for planting a pear tree during community Planting Day the week of May 7.  The school was awarded $1,088.00 from Trees Forever and Alliant Energy’s Branching Out community tree-planting program. Many families and individuals came... Read More »

Community planting Day May 7

Maharishi School is branching out with new trees and edible landscaping. Support comes from Trees Forever, Alliant Energy and Arbor Day Foundation. One year ago Maharishi School proudly dedicated its new Nature Explore Classroom, one of only 50 in the entire nation certified by the Arbor Day Foundation Now we are ready for the next step:... Read More »

Nature Explore Workshops, April 16

The Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation in collaboration with Maharishi School proudly invite you to a Nature Explore workshop devoted to reconnecting children with nature. Visit Maharishi School’s certified Nature Explore Classroom while attending the workshop.       WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Saturday, April 16, 2011 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Moving to Learn... Read More »

Maharishi School Presents at World Forum

Beginning October 17, and continuing for three days, Dr. Richard Beall, School Head at Maharishi School, and Laura Bordow, Lower School Director, attended the Connecting Children with Nature World Action Forum in Nebraska City, Nebraska. They were asked to be among 5 teams to present “Celebrations of Inspirational Projects." Dr. Beall and Mrs. Bordow shared the... Read More »

Maharishi School receives $32,000 Grant

Maharishi School recently received a highly competitive grant from Iowa Aim Empowerment, which is part of the Iowa Department of Management. Funding was made available by Iowa's First Years First public/private gifts and grants account. The First Years First grant received by Maharishi Preschool for $32,600 was one of six applications out of 25 to receive... Read More »

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