School News

9 Out of 9 for District Speech Competition

For Maharishi School it was a clean sweep January 24th at the Iowa High School Speech Association's district competition, with all nine teams receiving "1" ratings and advancing to the state level. Categories in which Maharishi School competed were Ensemble Acting, Musical Theater (2 teams), One-Act Play, Group Improvisation (2 teams), Radio Broadcasting, Choral Reading, and... Read More »

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Alumni Hoop Stars Make Senior Trip Fundraiser a Success

--by Andy Hallman, Fairfield Ledger About 300 people packed into the MUM Field House Sunday night to watch some of the finest basketball players to come through Maharishi School duke it out in a round robin tournament. The annual Maharishi School Alumni Basketball Bash attracts dozens of former players who are eager to put on a... Read More »

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Holiday Greetings!

Wishing you Joy, Peace and Hope at the Holidays and throughout the New Year. In gratitude for the gift of Consciousness-based Education, our girls of Maharishi School have a special message of appreciation to share with you this holiday season... Keep an eye out for a message in 2015 from our K-12 boys!

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Alumni Make Trade Fair a Success

Maharishi School’s Holiday Trade Fair fundraiser this year was made an even greater success than usual by alumni Ben Kaplan (2000), Ben Stone (2001), and Justin Vigmostad (2000). Ben Kaplan, a member of the Maharishi School Board of Directors, was brainstorming with fellow board member Mark Freeman about fundraising, and Ben suggested Books Are Fun help... Read More »

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Holiday Concert Wednesday

The community is invited to a Holiday Celebration of music and merriment with the Lower and Middle School students, lead by music teacher Miranda Mallard. Join us at either 2:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. in the Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium

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Lower School Art Week Ends with Multi-faceted Exhibition

Artist-in-Residence Donna Warwick spent the week of November 17-21 with Maharishi School Pre- and Lower School students. The students painted, built, sang, danced, and engaged in computer art to create a wonderland of Artsfusion that the school celebrated on Tuesday, November 25. Donna Warwick has taught children’s arts programs in Central Illinois since 1994. Combining over... Read More »

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Music Students Learn by Sharing

One important step of Consciousness-based education is the “fulfillment” step of teaching, where what has been learned is demonstrated, shared, and enjoyed. Maharishi School music teacher Miranda Mallard found at the end of the first quarter an excellent opportunity for her 9th grade Intro to Music class to experience fulfillment by sharing what they had learned... Read More »

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Come to a Maharishi School Artfusion Open House Nov. 25!

  Join Maharishi Lower School for unique presentations of art, music, and dance Tuesday, November 25, Open house from 1:00-3:30 Mark your calendars! On Tuesday, November 25, from 1:00-3:30 pm at the School lobby and libraries, students from Maharishi Lower School invite you to a one-of-a-kind artistic showcase that is a fusion of art, music, storytelling,... Read More »

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Maharishi Faculty and Administration Attend ISACS Education Conference

Twenty-three of Maharishi School’s faculty and administration attended the annual conference of the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) on November 6 and 7, along with 1100 other educators. School staff attended stimulating, inspiring workshops on a variety of topics, gaining learning that will be incorporated into Maharishi School classrooms and offices. Two keynote... Read More »

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Donna Warwick Leads Unique Student Art Showcase

 Mark your calendars! On Tuesday, November 25, from 1:00-3:30 pm, students from Maharishi Preschool and Lower School invite you to a unique artistic showcase that is a fusion of art, music, and dance. This celebration is open to all parents, friends, and community members. Artist-in-Residence Donna Warwick, founder of the Artsfusion method of arts instruction, is... Read More »

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