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Maharishi School Ideal Shopper Program Goes Online!

Maharishi School is dedicated to including students from every economic background, and offers financial aid packages to 80% of the children who attend.  This effort is maintained through the generosity of our donors, as well as many fundraising campaigns throughout the year.  To further this effort, we are happy to announce the start of a new... Read More »

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Maharishi School Earns High Ranking Among Private Schools in Iowa

We are pleased to announce that Maharishi School has earned second place out of 27 schools in the 2017 Best Private High Schools in Iowa category from Niche.com.  Niche is an organization that  "rigorously analyzes dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school,... Read More »

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Maharishi School Girls Run 5k With Girls on the Run

Maharishi School third through sixth grade girls have been meeting twice a week after school for over two months now, training for a 5 kilometer team run.  It's all part of a nation wide program called Girls on the Run, which not only emphasizes physical fitness, but also teamwork, positive body image, healthy relationships, and community... Read More »

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Maharishi School Students Gear Up For Destination Imagination

Every year for over twenty years Maharishi School students have participated in Destination Imagination, a "fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning." Students form teams of up to seven members, choose a... Read More »

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Maharishi School Teacher Greg Thatcher Wins Art Award

Greg Thatcher's artwork has been selected out of 310 artworks submitted from across the country to be part of the "Small but Mighty" exhibition sponsored by Prairie State College in Chicago.  Greg's work also received one of the three awards given by Aron Packer, a Chicago art gallery  owner and judge of the exhibition.  Greg received... Read More »

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Maharishi School Student Participates in Prestigious World Food Prize Institute

The best and brightest students from 31 U.S. states and territories and seven countries attended speeches by world renowned leaders, presented their own research, and joined in hunger relief efforts. Des Moines, Iowa, Oct. 26, 2016 -- Melat Gebremariam of Maharishi School of Enlightenment in Fairfield, IA was among the select students nominated to attend the... Read More »

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Maharishi School Soccer Team Wins First Game Against Scattergood

With the traffic of I-80 buzzing in the background, the Maharishi School Pioneers kept their focus and came away with a victory in their first soccer game of the season. Sixteen players and eleven supporters made their way to the pastoral and friendly campus of Scattergood Friends School for the contest on the last day of... Read More »

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Maharishi School Maker Space Featured in The Source

We'd like to share an article about our Maker Space that's featured in The Source this month! Take a tour of Maharishi School in Fairfield, and you may run across an unfamiliar sight, something you don’t remember from your days as an elementary school student. It’s a room called the maker space, and it doesn’t look... Read More »

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“Maharishi School Brings Hands-On and High-Tech Together in Maker Space”

“Science and mathematics education works wherever it takes place within an active community of learners, where students work collaboratively in groups of manageable size, and where faculty are deeply committed to teaching, devoted to student success, and convinced that all students can learn. It works where learning is active, hands-on, investigative, and experiential.” ‐ Dan Sullivan,... Read More »

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New Faculty, Staff and Board Chair for 2016

Ellen Akst Jones, New Chair of our Board of Directors This is an historic year with USA’s first female major political party presidential candidate, and for the first time in the 42-year history of Maharishi School, we have a female Chair of our Board of Directors, Dr. Ellen Akst Jones. Ellen is a lawyer, meditator, trained... Read More »

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