School News

Maharishi School Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

The Maharishi School faculty and staff for the 2014-2015 school year includes new faces, familiar faces, and some familiar faces from last year in new positions. Maharishi School sends everyone an appreciative Pioneer welcome and wishes all an enjoyable and successful year. Vishal Bakshi, a 2007 Maharishi School graduate and Pioneer Award recipient, is joining us... Read More »

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MSAE Senior Jonah Marks Returns after Year in Spain

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Andy Hallman Spending a formative year in a foreign country is quite possibly the fastest way an adolescent can transition into an adult. Fairfield resident Jonah Marks can attest to that. Marks, 17, returned earlier this month from a yearlong Rotary exchange program in Spain. He lived in the northern... Read More »

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Silver Jubilee Celebration of Maharishi School’s Hopson Hall September 6

Twenty-five years ago, a dream was fulfilled--the construction of Hopson Hall was completed at Maharishi School, establishing a new, nurturing environment for the school’s rapidly expanding student body. Maharishi School is opening its doors on September 6 to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the completion of Hopson Hall with a day-long series of events, including tours,... Read More »

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New Students Arrive at Maharishi School for Orientation

Diversity is the key trait of the twenty students new to Maharishi School who attended a week-long orientation from August 12 to 18. Ranging from grades 7-12, the students came from six nations--the USA, China, South Africa, Dubai, Mexico, and India. “Hailing from nations around the world,” though, does not completely describe the diversity of this... Read More »

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Maharishi School Senior Dia Huggins Volunteers in Africa

“It is so refreshing to be in a place where success is measured by happiness.” --Dia Huggins As Dia Huggins begins her senior year this August, her last of twelve years at Maharishi School, she is taking the long way back to school--not just across town and up the hill, but back from Africa. Dia has... Read More »

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The Ideal Shopping Program at Maharishi School

Do you know Maharishi School has a no-effort fundraising program that you can participate in . . . with no extra work on your part? It’s the Maharishi School Ideal Shopping Program, and it’s been around for over fifteen years. Once one of the premiere fundraising programs for Maharishi School, it’s taken the backseat over the... Read More »

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2012 Maharishi School Graduate Awarded US Department of Agriculture Research Fellowship

Fairfield native and 2012 Maharishi School graduate Pearl Sawhney has earned a prestigious fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS National Animal Disease Center in Ames. Sawhney is one of 33 students nationwide selected to participate in the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, a program hosted by USDA and the World Food Prize Foundation, which offers... Read More »

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Maharishi School Welcomes New Members of the Board of Directors

The 2014-2015 school year for Maharishi School begins not only with new students but also with four new members of the school’s Board of Directors, the school’s governing body. Three of the new directors, Anna Bruen, Ben E. Kaplan, and Sarah C. Vigmostad, are also graduates of Maharishi School. Anna Bruen Anna Bruen’s background in sustainable... Read More »

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Open House Tuesday at Maharishi School gardens

The community is invited to view the Maharishi School gardens and greenhouse and find out more about its Seed to Table program from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 12. To get to the greenhouse and gardens, go around the school inside the fence on the north side. A flower garden borders the outside of the greenhouse, and... Read More »

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Maharishi School Awarding Iowa Resident Scholarships to Students

Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment officials will be awarding a limited number of scholarships to Iowa residents who are admitted as new students for 2014-15 to Maharishi School in grades seven through 12. The Commitment to Iowa Scholarship reflects Maharishi School’s longstanding commitment to the students and citizens of Iowa. The intention of the... Read More »

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