School News

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 »

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Maharishi School Faculty Art Teacher Wins Award

Maharishi School’s art department head Greg Thatcher has just received the Medallion Art Award at Galex '49, a national juried exhibition in Galesburg, Illinois, for his drawing Yew Trees #115. The exhibition opened on March 14 and is hosted by the Galesburg Civic Art Center. The drawing is one of many that Thatcher has produced of the... Read More »

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Annual Speech Performances This February 27, 28,  March 1 at Spayde Theater

The Fairfield community is in for its annual speech performance treat this weekend, February 27th, 28th, and March 1st at MUM’s Spayde Theater. Maharishi School’s performances for the Iowa High School Speech Association will be presented so the community can enjoy them, too. All nine teams advanced to the IHSSA State level competition, where 8 of... Read More »

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A Letter to the Community

Dear Maharishi School Parents, Host Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Board of Directors,  Greetings from Dubai, United Arab Emirates! We arrived yesterday after a productive and immensely enjoyable trip to India. There we visited three large, highly successful Maharishi Vidya Mandir Schools in Chennai and Hosur. We met with the students and staff in waves, usually 400-800... Read More »

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Your kids will love it. Hey, it's a carnival!

Need a break? Well, then bring your kids (grades 1 and up) to the Maharishi School Carnival on February 13th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM, at the School’s assembly hall. There will be lots of games, a funhouse, a magic show, puppet show, and a slapstick comedy act. There even will be a fortune teller. Maharishi Middle... Read More »

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9 Out of 9 for District Speech Competition

For Maharishi School it was a clean sweep January 24th at the Iowa High School Speech Association's district competition, with all nine teams receiving "1" ratings and advancing to the state level. Categories in which Maharishi School competed were Ensemble Acting, Musical Theater (2 teams), One-Act Play, Group Improvisation (2 teams), Radio Broadcasting, Choral Reading, and... Read More »

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Dr. Beall Relates Eventful Weeks - Past and Future

Dear Maharishi School Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Board of Directors, The past few weeks have been busy with special guests and activities, with more approaching. ISACS President. We hosted Claudia Daggett, President of the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), as she tours the 230 ISACS schools in 13 Midwest states. She also visited... Read More »

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Alumni Hoop Stars Make Senior Trip Fundraiser a Success

--by Andy Hallman, Fairfield Ledger About 300 people packed into the MUM Field House Sunday night to watch some of the finest basketball players to come through Maharishi School duke it out in a round robin tournament. The annual Maharishi School Alumni Basketball Bash attracts dozens of former players who are eager to put on a... Read More »

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Holiday Greetings!

Wishing you Joy, Peace and Hope at the Holidays and throughout the New Year. In gratitude for the gift of Consciousness-based Education, our girls of Maharishi School have a special message of appreciation to share with you this holiday season... Keep an eye out for a message in 2015 from our K-12 boys!

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Alumni Make Trade Fair a Success

Maharishi School’s Holiday Trade Fair fundraiser this year was made an even greater success than usual by alumni Ben Kaplan (2000), Ben Stone (2001), and Justin Vigmostad (2000). Ben Kaplan, a member of the Maharishi School Board of Directors, was brainstorming with fellow board member Mark Freeman about fundraising, and Ben suggested Books Are Fun help... Read More »

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