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Maharishi School Students Host Empty Bowls Event to Raise Money for the Hungry

Upper School students at Maharishi School worked for an entire quarter to host an Empty Bowls event with the aim of raising funds to alleviate local and global hunger.                                                       "Empty Bowls started in 1990 as a project in a high school ceramics class in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and has now spread throughout the United States... Read More »

Maharishi School Robotics Team Builds Skills

The Maharishi School Robotics Team has been working with teachers Rick Rudloff and Jeremy Jones since November to build, program, test, and compete with their robot, "Nicebot".  This effort is part of Maharishi School's Project Based Learning curriculum, which allows students to choose between a variety of course offerings and work for a full quarter on... 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 »

The World is My Family

The World Is My Family Interview in TM Magazine with Daniela Hillman, Maharishi School Boarding Student from Mexico By Christine Albers, Director of Expansion Daniela Robles Hillman is busy packing. Today is her last day in Fairfield, Iowa, after spending her sophomore year as a boarding student at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment (MSAE).... Read More »

Maharishi Team Finding Its Stride

Cross-country has given six students a chance to compete by Allyus Fritz-- Fairfield Ledger-- Samantha Bell was seeking a fresh outlook. Bell was living in Hilton Head Island, S.C. She felt that the people there were superficial. The wealthy community that Bell grew up in was not providing the acceptance that she needed. She wanted to... Read More »

Boarding Students Arrive at MSAE

By Andy Hallman, as appeared in the Fairfield Ledger Eleven boarding students will attend Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment this year, all but one of whom is from outside the United States. The boarding students began their orientation Wednesday to their new school, and for many of them, their new country. Most of the... Read More »

Richard Beall Reporting from China

Greetings from a high speed train (190 mph) floating past the flat-as-a-board Chinese countryside between Jinan and Tianjin. I am traveling with three other school representatives from Arizona, California, and Indiana and our Chinese colleagues, interviewing prospective students and meeting with the parents of our current students from Beijing to Shenzhen. If you are like most... Read More »

Celebrating the International Day of Peace

On September 21st, Maharishi School celebrated the International Day of Peace for the second year in a row. As stated by the United Nations, "Peace Day should be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples…” Since its inception, Peace Day has marked our personal and planetary... Read More »

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First Wave of New Students Arrive at Maharishi School

Maharishi School has something to celebrate at Convocation on Tuesday, August 23. Twelve new boarding students  have arrived from all over the world to experience the unique education provided by the School and life in the heartland of America. Six of the students are from China, and the others hail from Germany, the Philippines, India, Canada,... Read More »

Dr. Beall on the Bullet Train, Pandas, and More

We have a new record. During conversations with students here in China, I often ask how many students are in their class each day. The previous record? 68. But it was eclipsed by one boy’s school experience. He had all his classes in the same room with the same group of …79 students. That helps explain... Read More »

The Drive to Thrive

Dr. Beall's Blog: I just sat down to meditate yesterday when the thought popped, “That’s why I feel so at home in China!” We’ve had three school fairs where interested students or parents approach our table to learn more about Maharishi School and we about them. It’s a window into the personality and stories of today’s... Read More »

Dr. Beall in China

The clock? It's still ticking, but now it's recording memories of our days in China.  The Great Wall We've been here four days and haven't stopped moving. In fact, I began this blog on our mini-bus en route to the Great Wall. We caught our first glimpse of this antiquity about an hour from the city, snaking... Read More »

Dr. Beall: China Bound

The clock is ticking… It won’t be long before Andrea and I depart for China—early Thursday morning. In our assembly this morning I asked the Boys School, "Why would we go to China to recruit students?" The students replied: "Because education in China is really stressful, and they need to know about our approach." "To increase... Read More »

Chinese Schools To Collaborate With MUM, Maharishi School

Reprinted from FairfieldIowaRadio.com Fairfield, May 14 - An education delegation of five people representing a syndicated school system of three middle and high schools in China, recently visited MUM and Maharishi School for two days and signed two agreements to collaborate. The director of an education corporation, his assistant, and three principals from the schools met... Read More »

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