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Iowa Source Publishes Article on Maharishi School Edible Schoolyard

THE EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD By Christine Albers, from the November 2011 Issue of the Iowa Source What do First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Chez Panisse owner Alice Waters have in common? They all support school gardens! At a time of soaring childhood obesity and poor eating habits, these three leaders all endorse programs in... 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 »

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 »

Bird Lesson

By Julie Johnston Reposted from the Fairfield Ledger Maharishi School of the Age of Englightenment first- and second-grade boys went to Jefferson County Park Thursday for a science lesson on birds with park naturalist Therese Cummiskey. There was a brief introduction to the kinds of bird food followed by each boy getting a cup full of... 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 »

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