Artistic Achievements

Student Accepted at Gelsey Kirkland Academy

Jaya Meuhlman, 11th grade daughter of Mac and Ellen Meuhlman,  has been accepted at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy in New York City for a 5-week summer intensive dance program. She has trained five years for this. This winter, she traveled to Chicago and auditioned for the summer intensive along with many other young dance students. Gelsey... Read More »

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Achievements Update for 2013-14 by Dr. Richard Beall

Dear Friends, Our school year is coming to a close, and I want to share with you some of the highlights from the year. We have much to be proud of as we continue the legacy of excellence that derives from our Consciousness-Based Education. Last fall we were contacted by a production company in Montreal who... Read More »

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Maharishi School Wins Art Awards

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Andy Hallman -- Greg Thatcher could not be prouder of his art students. Thatcher teaches art at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, which has a long history of winning awards at the highest levels of competition. Earlier this spring, Maharishi School entered 15 pieces in the Southeast Iowa... Read More »

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Students Compete in Iron Chef Cook-Off

Over the course of the last month Laurie Baumann has been hosting an Iron Chef-type competition in her advanced cooking class, part of Maharishi School's Seed-to-Table program. Contestants are given ingredients from which they must create a meal. Saturday's final show-down between Mickey DeAngelis, Brandon Prather-Huff and Davin Titus, was judged by local epicureans Steve Boss... Read More »

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Students Win Many Awards at Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition

Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the recent competitive art exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. The competition is for high school students from 25 schools in eastern Iowa. "The students had submitted beautiful work, and I was very pleased with the judges' results," said Greg Thatcher, the students' art teacher,... Read More »

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Students Successful at State Creativity Competition

Congratulations to Maharishi School’s winning teams at the Destination Imagination state competition! Program director, Mark Wilkins said that of the nine teams that competed at the state competition, six teams have qualified to compete at the international competition in May. All of the teams will perform for the Fairfield community at the annual DI Showcase, Dinner... Read More »

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A Youthful Art Walk

From the Fairfield Ledger--March 10 The Fairfield Public Library was one of the sites of Friday’s Art Walk, where young people showed off their visual art and their skills at the performing arts.

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Award Winning Student Performances at Spayde Theater

“Incredibly captivating,” “Awesome Interpretation,” “WOW!” Maharishi School’s dramatic performances at the Iowa High School Speech Association Festival thrilled judges last weekend and now Fairfield audiences will have the chance to enjoy them too! Under the award-winning direction of Brendan Thomas, the students will present for only 3 days at MUM’s Spayde Theater. Friday February 28, 7:30... Read More »

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Greg Thatcher at Quad Cities International Airport Gallery

Greg Thatcher, Maharishi School Art Department Chair, will be showing his work along with three other Midwestern artists for the months of May and June at the airport gallery in Moline, Illinois. Greg was invited to submit works to the Quad Cities Arts Association last year and was subsequently chosen to exhibit his work. The gallery... Read More »

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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 »

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