School News

Maharishi School Teacher Michael Cook Featured on Atomic Blog

Do you remember being in school and thinking, "When am I ever going to use this?" Did much of your day seem to be eaten up with busywork that didn't particularly interest, let alone engage you? At Maharishi School, faculty and students are working to change that dynamic through Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a curriculum... Read More »

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Maharishi School Theater Students Perform at Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

Maharishi School theater students Anna Unger, Jivani Rodriguez, and Drew Schoenfeld performed in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director and choreographer at the 2016 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase was held at the Des Moines Civic Center and included students from... Read More »

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Maharishi School Ninth Graders Rebuild Computers For Sale!

Maharishi School ninth graders have been learning computer science this quarter, and are ready to share what they've learned with the community! The class is rebuilding, under the supervision of teacher Cathy Wadsworth,  HP Compaq Microtower desktop computers. Not only are they rebuilding them, they are marketing and selling them before the conclusion of school. The... Read More »

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Seed Pack Sale Delivers Donations and Dreams

Hello Gardeners, are you happy it's seed planting season again? I know I am! One of my favorite parts of garden planning is looking through the variety of choices in the seed rack at Everybody’s. When the seeds appear, it’s a sure confirmation that ice and snow are a finite experience, and spring is on the... Read More »

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Artist of the Week: Isis Timm

Artist of the Week - Isis Timm, Grade 1 Our featured artist this week is Isis Timm, and we'd like to share her engraved tile depicting a Canadian Goose in flight. Isis chose her image from a book and with the help of her mother, art teacher Emily Timm, she learned to draw the image using... Read More »

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Artist of the Week: Dominic Dupoux

Artist of the Week - Dominic Dupoux, Grade 6   Our artist of the week is Dominic Dupoux, who created a colorful and symmetrical ceramic box using a very precise process.  Dominic explains, "First I did a sketch, and I did the measurements based on that, then I measured and cut out pieces of paper, then... Read More »

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Maharishi School Wins Award at Iowa High School Speech Association Competition

The Iowa High School Speech Association's All-State Festival was a special one for the Maharishi School team this year; in fact you could literally call it a banner year!  After working for months on their musical theater entry, a moving song called "Falling Slowly" from the musical "Once"; the team was awarded the Critic's Choice Award! ... Read More »

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Artist of the Week: Uma Wegman

Artist of the Week - Uma Wegman, Grade 3   Our artist of the week is third grader Uma Wegman, who has moved into the second phase of our new illustration curriculum by choosing her own subject, a German Shepherd.   "I drew this because my dog is part German Shepherd and also because German Shepherds are... Read More »

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Artist of the Week: Eliot Gamble

Artist of the Week - Eliot Gamble, Grade 3   Our featured artist this week is third grader Eliot Gamble, who really wowed us with his exuberant tropical bird drawing.  The illustration and colors are eye catching, and the three page, vertical format draws the viewer in with detail after detail, presented in harmonious balance.  Eliot... Read More »

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The Transcendental Meditation Advantage for Education

A Word With Our Graduates One of the main reasons parents choose Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment (MSAE) in Fairfield, Iowa, for their kids is because TM is part of the curriculum. Students find that TM provides an advantage in learning—because their minds are more settled and focused. In fact, so many students excel... Read More »

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