School News

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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Double Tennis Victory in Co-Ed State Championship

Dia Huggins and Sam Stickels were inducted into the Maharishi School Hall of Fame for their outstanding tennis careers, and the Pioneer standouts' stellar play at the state co-ed tournament in Des Moines yesterday confirmed the honor bestowed on them during graduation ceremonies this past week. 32 teams entered the day long competition. The last team... Read More »

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2015 Graduation Highlights

  Major Jonathan Freeman (class of ‘93) gave a moving Graduation Address. Major Freeman is a decorated combat veteran, Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics, and a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. Acknowledging the shared experience of being a Maharishi School student, Major Freeman said, “You have been told forever that you are special[ ….]but... Read More »

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Huggins Competes at State Tennis

Maharishi School senior Dia Huggins finished her high school singles career at the state tournament Thursday in Ankeny. Huggins was matched up against Emily Ahlers of LaMars High School in the first round of play, a senior returning to the state tournament for the third year in a row. The match lasted more than 2.5 hours,... Read More »

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