School News

Teams Find Success at Destination ImagiNation Global Finals

Maharishi School Destination ImagiNation teams returned this year with two top ten finishes at the May 20-23 Global Finals, held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Approximately 60 teams from the United States and around the world performed in each competitive category. Earning 5th place in the High School Improvisation challenge were team members Jordan... Read More »

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Pioneers Advance to State Tennis Finals for 11 Consecutive Year

"At this stage of the season, if you lose you go home," explained Pioneer coach Steve Briggs. "Our guys aren't ready to put their rackets on the shelf. We have our sights set on something bigger," he said after the boys team racked up wins at the sub-state tournament last Saturday, May 23. The Pioneers rolled... Read More »

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Senior Dia Huggins Grabs #1 at Regional Tennis Tournament

Maharishi School senior Dia Huggins will be advancing to the state tournament after claiming the Regional Singles title on Thursday, May 21, at the Punj Courts in Fairfield. Among the teams in competition for Region 7 were Fairfield High School, Notre Dame West Burlington, Mount Pleasant, Keokuk, Holy Trinity, Davis County, and Fort Madison. Huggins defeated... Read More »

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Pioneer Boys Win 11th Consecutive District Tennis Title

Friday, May 15, began foggy and damp, but as the clouds cleared the Pioneer boys strung together a series of hard-fought matches to capture their 11th straight district title. As the medals were being handed out at the Punj Courts under threatening skies, the rains came, the players scrambled to their buses, and the Pioneers tasted... Read More »

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A Day for Mothers, and College Search Season News

Dear Maharishi School Community, As Mother's Day approaches on Sunday, it’s appropriate for us to celebrate two ladies who serve as surrogate mothers to our students in the college search process each year. College Counselors Cheryl Carter and Jane Fleshman are deeply dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of our seniors as they sort through the complexities... Read More »

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Spring Gala “Iron Chef” Competition

Senior Brandon Prather-Huff won this spring’s “Iron Chef” competition at Maharishi School, winning the Sunday finalist cook-off with a free-form French galette with filling and topping. The cook-off began with nine students, all given the same basic ingredients and set loose in Maharishi School’s kitchen classroom. The top three, Cecilia Faircrest, Amanda Valentine, and Brandon made... Read More »

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Images from the SEI Conference Art Exhibition

On March 28, Maharishi School art students competed in the SEI Conference Art Exhibition, snatching eight awards with the fourteen works they submitted. Fifteen schools participated in the exhibition, with each school submitting fifteen works, as described in an earlier article. Congratulations to Maharishi School artists and their teachers. The works receiving awards are featured below.... Read More »

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Community Invited to MSAE Expo This Sunday, April 26

“Please join us for a celebration of student success, in your honor,” says Dr. Richard Beall, head of Maharishi School, expressing his appreciation to the school’s community of supporters. His invitation is seconded by Annalisa Miller, the school’s Development Director. “Look at what we’ve done because of what you’ve given us.” Maharishi School is showcasing its... Read More »

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Maharishi Boys’ Track Success at Pekin April 10

--selections from a Fairfield Ledger article by sports editor Jarrod Peterson Maharishi School's track team was at Pekin High School on Thursday afternoon. The Pioneers’ Ross Emmanuel could not be caught in the 400-meter dash. He won the event with a time of 51.68. Maharishi School’s Jordan Town finished in sixth place with a time of... Read More »

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Alumnus Owen Blake Tours School with NY Quiet Time Principal

Janet Rosenbury, principal of Brooklyn Urban Garden School, New York, received the Consciousness-Based grand tour of Maharishi School and MUM on April 6. Joining her was Brooklyn Urban’s (BUGS) on-site TM teacher and Quiet Time site leader (and 2008 Maharishi School graduate) Owen Blake. Oh, and he’s also the school’s basketball coach. Brooklyn Urban Garden School,... Read More »

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