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Why Support Destination ImagiNation

Destination ImagiNation (DI) is the world’s largest creativity and problem-solving competition and inspires participants in its programs to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions to solve the mind-bending challenges. The students must come up with solutions to the challenges on their own, without adult interference. What Kids Learn Participants gain more than... Read More »

Eight Maharishi School Teams to Compete at Destination ImagiNation Global Finals

41 Maharishi School students came home State Champions from the Destination ImagiNation (DI) State Finals in Ames on April 6th. Out of the 12 teams from Maharishi School, 8 teams placed 1st and 2 teams placed 2nd. Iowa will send 15 teams to DI Global Finals, the largest creative problem-solving competition. More than 16,000 students from... Read More »

DI Teams Cleans Up at Creative Problem Solving Competition

Maharishi School Destination Imagination teams performed at the sub-state tournament March 9 and won eight first-place, two second- place and one third-place awards. Teams were scored for creativity and innovation, which means every element had to be their own solution and had to be complex. Next, the Destination Imagination teams will go to the state level... Read More »

Student Problem Solvers Especially Creative at State DestiNation ImagiNation Tournament

Maharishi School’s DestiNation ImagiNation teams were hugely successful at the state creative problem-solving tournament in Ames on Saturday April 14. Six of the eight teams received the highest points and qualified for the international competition which will take place at the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus May 23-26. The high school level girls’ team was honored... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Take Top Awards at Destination Imagination Sub-State Tournament

Maharishi School sent eight teams to Ames on March 3 to compete at the Iowa Sub-State Destination Imagination (DI) Competition. Six of those teams placed first, and the remaining teams placed third in their respective categories. In Iowa the DI program is run by a non-profit organization, Students for a Creative Iowa. According to their website,... Read More »

Maharishi School Destination ImagiNation Teams Triumph Internationally - Again

Maharishi School’s Destination ImagiNation teams had another successful trip to the 5 day international creative problem solving competition at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 24-29. The middle level girls’ team gave an outstanding performance that wowed the appraisers and earned them 5th place. The team’s solution involved both acting and technical (engineering) elements and included an... Read More »

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