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Maharishi School Maker Space Featured in The Source

We'd like to share an article about our Maker Space that's featured in The Source this month! Take a tour of Maharishi School in Fairfield, and you may run across an unfamiliar sight, something you don’t remember from your days as an elementary school student. It’s a room called the maker space, and it doesn’t look... Read More »

“Maharishi School Brings Hands-On and High-Tech Together in Maker Space”

“Science and mathematics education works wherever it takes place within an active community of learners, where students work collaboratively in groups of manageable size, and where faculty are deeply committed to teaching, devoted to student success, and convinced that all students can learn. It works where learning is active, hands-on, investigative, and experiential.” ‐ Dan Sullivan,... Read More »

Bimba Shrestha Reports on the Intel International Science Fair

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair has been a once in a lifetime experience for me. I got a chance to look around LA, talk with Nobel Prize winners about their successes and failures, and meet scientists and engineers from over 70 different countries. I don't know if I have ever been to anything as... Read More »

Students take Grand Champion and Third Place at State Science Fair

Bimba Shrestha, 11th grade, and Pranav Chhayillil, 7th grade, continue to garner awards in science. At the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa they won the following awards: Bimba Shrestha: Overall Senior High Project Champion, $1,200 Category of Computer Science: 1st First Place Intel Excellence in Computer Science award Yale Science & Engineering Association award Jolene... Read More »

Grand Champions in Junior and Senior Divisions of Eastern Iowa Science Fair

Students Earn Trip to Compete at Intel International Science Fair   Bimba Shrestha, 11th grade, and Pranav Chhayillil, 7th grade, each won the Grand Prize in the Senior and Junior Divisions at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) last Saturday in Cedar Rapids. This is the first time Maharishi School students have won the... Read More »

Mission Operations Manager for Malin Space Science Systems Meets Our Students

On April 13, Elsa Jensen, presented to Maharishi School students. Elsa Jensen is the mission operations manager for Malin Space Science Systems in San Diego. She helped develop, build, and operate the science cameras on NASA’s Mars rover, “Curiosity.” Jensen has worked on five planetary missions with NASA, including four to Mars and one currently en... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Receive Science Honors at EISEF

Four Maharishi School students won awards at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) in Cedar Rapids last week. Recipients were middle schoolers, Narayani Thijm and Melat Gebremariam, and 10th grade students Alex Hoffman and Bimba Shrestha. “What is the Greenhouse Effect and How Does It Work?” is the title of the research entered by... Read More »

Intermediate Boys - Plant Investigations

For the last few weeks the 3rd and 4th grade boys have been enjoying studying about creativity, energy and intelligence in Science of Creative Intelligence class. Recently in science class they used their creativity to design and observe results of 13 different 'plant investigations' to experiment with how different things affect the growth of plants. Ideas... Read More »

Sawhney Siblings Successful in Science

On Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st, Surya and Pearl Sawhney competed in the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) held in Ames, Iowa. They again took top prizes for their research project entitled "Obesity and Diet: Exploring Solutions for a Healthy Lifestyle." The team placed first in Senior High Team Seminar, first... Read More »

First Place at Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair

Pearl Sawhney, senior, and Surya Sawhney, sophomore, won first place and an “Outstanding Achievement” award in the Senior Division at the Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair in Cedar Rapids on March 17th. This just weeks after their first place win at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Their research is entitled "Obesity and Diet:... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Selected to Compete at National Science Symposium

Maharishi School students, Pearl Sawhney (senior) and her brother, Surya (sophomore) won first place March 2 at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (IJSHS) in Iowa City. They will go to Maryland on May 2-6 to present at the 50th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force.... Read More »

Maharishi School student meets with Senator Grassley

Published in the Fairfield Ledger Aug 09, 2011  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley recently met with Maharishi School senior Atreya Dey of Fairfield, who was in Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp is a four-week program that brings together accomplished students and science experts. It... Read More »

Atreya Dey Invited to Present at Water Conference

On June 8, Maharishi School senior, Atreya Dey will present his research at the 93rd annual Iowa Water Environment Association conference in Coralville. Dey and his parents and mentors, Drs. Mousumi and Dennis Dey, were invited to attend the 2 day conference after Dey won numerous awards and international recognition for his research, “Biobased Ferrite Nanoparticles:... Read More »

Atreya Dey Iowa Winner of U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

WEF Member Associations Send Aspiring Water Scientists to the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize National Competition ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces Atreya Dey as the 2011 Iowa state winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. Dey's project is entitled “Biobased... Read More »

Gov. Branstad Names Atreya Dey One of Most Promising Young Scientific Leaders

Governor Branstad announces the most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. Des Moines - Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced that Atreya Dey is one of two candidates selected as the two most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. At the invitation of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin... Read More »

Students Take Top Awards at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa

The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held April 4 at Iowa State University in Ames. According to the website, “The SSTFI is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, the world's premier pre-collegiate science fair. During the event over 350 student research projects presented by more than 450 students are... Read More »

Maharishi School Students Take Top Awards at Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Sixteen Maharishi School students earned over 40 awards at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) on March 19 in Cedar Rapids. The mission of the EISEF is stated on the website, “To inspire eastern Iowa’s students to pursue careers in science, engineering, and math.” Winners at the senior division: Senior, Atreya Dey’s research project... Read More »

Raph Burne Chosen to Present at National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Maharishi School Senior, Raph Burne, was selected to attend the 49th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) April 27 - May 1 in San Diego. The National JSHS will be hosted by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the Space and Naval Warfare Research Center, San Diego. Burne was also chosen in 2010... Read More »

Maharishi School Junior Pearl Sawhney Attends Global Youth Institute

Des Moines - Pearl Sawhney of Maharishi School was selected to attend the Global Youth institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation held October 15-18 in Des Moines. Students from across the United States submitted research papers on food security issues in order to be considered for participation. At the event, Sawhney and more than... Read More »

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