School News

Elan Visits Camp Med O Lark in Maine

                                                                                               Maharishi Middle School student Elan Jenkins traveled to Maine this summer and spent two weeks at Camp Med O Lark, which "offers an all-elective arts program in which campers create their own schedule from a wide array of activities such as... Read More »

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Victoria Makes the Most of Summer Vacation

From now until the first day of school we thought we'd share a few things our students of all ages have been up to this summer, so let's check in with Victoria, age 12.  Vicky went away for a week to Frogwarts, a Harry Potter themed sleep-away camp.  There were several other Maharishi School students in... Read More »

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Summer Fun With Natalie!

In two weeks the school year will start again - summer vacation has gone by so quickly! From now until the first day of school we thought we'd share a few things our students of all ages have been up to this summer, starting with Natalie Cahiu, age five. Natalie's mom Mala reports, "Natalie is having... Read More »

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Winning Destination Imagination and Rocketry Teams Meet Iowa Governor

Maharishi Upper School students from the winning Destination Imagination and Rocketry teams were invited to the Governor's office in Des Moines this week to meet both the Governor and Lieutenant Governor in the capitol building.  The group included, from left to right: Drew Schoenfeld, Philip Winer, Alista Winkle, Governor Kim Reynolds, Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg, Bridget... Read More »

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Maharishi School Sophomore Competes in Global Healthcare Challenge 2017

Yes, I know I keep posting about Maharishi School sophomore Pranav Chhalliyil, but he's having such an exciting year that I can't help but share! In the last blog post, we learned about one part of the International BioGENEius Challenge 2017, the Gene Pool, and how Pranav won first prize in this fast-paced, exciting competition. Another... Read More »

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Maharishi School Sophomore Pranav Chhalliyil Wins BioGENEius Gene Pool Competition

When last we heard from Pranav Chhalliyil, he had just competed in the INTEL International Science Fair and won third place in the Microbiology category.  Not one to rest on his laurels, Pranav moved on to another prestigious, global competition, the 2017 International BioGENEius Challenge.   "The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000 biotechnology and pharma... Read More »

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Iowa Tennis: Maharishi School Brings Together Top Young Players in the State

This week the top players in southeast Iowa are training at the Punj courts at Maharishi School courts. Among the participants is Fairfield High School star Anatta Charoenkal, 2017 state high school singles champion, Yana Gaskell, #1 Iowa USTA 14 & under girls team, Lachlan Gaskell, #1 Iowa USTA 12 & under boys team, Hanna Lindblom... Read More »

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Maharishi School Alumni Launches Gift Giving Service App

Maharishi School alumni Jonathan Jarvis, class of 2002, has worked in strategy and design for companies including Honda, Adobe, and Google, as well as for the global children's charity UNICEF, since graduating from ArtCenter College of Design in 2009.  Now Jarvis has combined his passion for economics and graphic design into a new venture, Token, a... Read More »

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Jennie Rothenberg Gritz to Deliver Graduation Address

The entire Fairfield community is warmly invited to join our 2017 Graduation events and hear a graduation address by Maharishi School alumni Jennie Rothenberg Gritz.  The ceremony will take place in the Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium on Sunday, June 11 at 1:30 pm. Rothenberg-Gritz, Maharishi School class of  1993, was a senior editor at The Atlantic... Read More »

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Maharishi Lower School Girls Explore Ornithology

"Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives." Thomas Berry, The Dream of the Earth   Maharishi Lower School students recently completed a project-based learning unit about birds. The first through third grade girls began by gaining a basic understanding of animal taxonomy,  then moved... Read More »

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