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Grand Champions in Junior and Senior Divisions of Eastern Iowa Science Fair

Students Earn Trip to Compete at Intel International Science Fair   Bimba Shrestha, 11th grade, and Pranav Chhayillil, 7th grade, each won the Grand Prize in the Senior and Junior Divisions at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) last Saturday in Cedar Rapids. This is the first time Maharishi School students have won the... Read More »

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Rotary Student of the Month Honored

Fairfield Rotary Club president Jodi Kerr presents Student of the Month awards to Leanna Miller, a senior at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment. The Student of the Month Award is granted by the Rotary Club to FHS and Maharishi School seniors for their achievements in the areas of academic performance, extra-curricular activities and outstanding... Read More »

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See What School Can Be Kickstarter Project

Middle school teacher and alumnus, Richard Incorvia, is doing great projects with his students. He wants to create a documentary about this unique program. Here's what he has to say: Imagine a middle school where students choose to do real-world work. Follow the journey of teens who have taken over the local news.   Our Goal... Read More »

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Winning Creativity at Destination Imagination Competition

At the Destination Imagination sub-state competition in Ames on March 8, Maharishi School students received top scores for their creative solutions to unusual challenges. The teams placed first in every category they entered, garnering 7 first-place finishes and 2 second place finishes.  “Our teams did really well at Sub-state, both in their long term and instant... 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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Sonos Handbell Ensemble Delights Students

Maharishi School students were delighted by a wonderful performance of the Sonos Handbell Ensemble, led by Jim Meredith, artistic director, with cellist, Emil Miland of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. The handbells are enchanting to hear, and equally impressed with watching the 12-member ensemble handle sixty-eight chromatically tuned bells covering over five octaves. This considerable acrobatic... Read More »

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Greg Thatcher Exhibits At the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Greg Thatcher, Chairperson of the Art Department, who again has had one of his pictures accepted into the Thirty-Eighth Annual Rock Island Fine Art Exhibition. The Exhibition is sponsored by Augustana College in Quad Cities, Illinois and will run from March thru April 2014 in the Augustana College Museum. This annual juried competition for... Read More »

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How This Maharishi School Student Does It All

An Interview with Avery Travis By Christine Albers, from TM Magazine Issue 17 What does it take to be a National Merit Finalist, have a perfect grade point average of 4.0, and score in the 99th percentile on the SAT and ACT—all while participating in international and state competitions, varsity volleyball, and studying art to a... Read More »

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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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Mothers of the World

Mothers can be any woman. Mothers are not always defined as being a mother to a child. But it can also mean a woman who can help the world in a loving and caring way. Mothers do many things to help our earth. A teacher could be a mother, she apreads knowledge to students, also a... Read More »

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