School News

Pioneers Outrun Burlington Greyhounds

Under threatening skies, the Maharishi Pioneers defeated Burlington by a score of 9-0 to clinch their final meet of the regular season. "The team's ready for post season," said Steve Briggs. "District is Thursday so the focus shifts to more specialized practice depending on whether a player is entering singles or doubles." Winners for the Pioneers... Read More »

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Achievements Update for 2013-14 by Dr. Richard Beall

Dear Friends, Our school year is coming to a close, and I want to share with you some of the highlights from the year. We have much to be proud of as we continue the legacy of excellence that derives from our Consciousness-Based Education. Last fall we were contacted by a production company in Montreal who... Read More »

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Pioneers Boys Tennis Team Sweeps Ottumwa

The Maharishi School Pioneers swept the Ottumwa Invittional, taking 1st place in all 6 singles flights as well as all 3 doubles flights. Sam Stickels defeated Zach Ray by a score of 6-4 to capture the #1 singles and Surya Sawhney and Solaris Nite came from behind to beat Zach Ray and Sam Kramer in a... Read More »

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Lower School Girls Run 5K with Girls On the Run

On Saturday 10 girls from Maharishi Lower School ran 5 kilometers with over 400 others with the Girls on the Run program in Cedar Rapids. The girls met twice weekly for 10 weeks to train with Rebecca Bellonci, Juliet Jarmosco, Liza Saturley and other volunteers. Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity-based positive youth development... Read More »

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Maharishi School Wins Art Awards

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Andy Hallman -- Greg Thatcher could not be prouder of his art students. Thatcher teaches art at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, which has a long history of winning awards at the highest levels of competition. Earlier this spring, Maharishi School entered 15 pieces in the Southeast Iowa... Read More »

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Greg Thatcher Launches Kickstarter Project

Teachers and staff at Maharishi School are encouraged to pursue personal and professional development. To that end art teacher and chair of the Art Department, Greg Thatcher, has launched a Kickstarter project to support a one month intensive in Painswick, Gloucester, UK. "Pleine Aire" of the Sacred Yews. by Greg Thatcher I have been working on a... Read More »

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JH Soccer Team Still Undefeated

Maharishi School Junior High soccer team (2-0) defeated Fort Madison Monday 8-1. Shawn Spurrier and Chaysten Titus led the pioneers with 3 goals each. Also tallying were Daniel Zhu and Abdullah Akbar with one each. Kai Vessey although not scoring himself, had 6 assists. Two of Spurrier’s goal were spectacular, one on a header off of a... Read More »

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Pioneer’s Win Invitational

The Maharishi boys tennis squad swept the Pioneer invitational, winning #1 & #2 singles as well as dominating both doubles flights. Maharishi I amassed a total of 150 points, Maharishi II team finished 2nd with 95 points, and Albia followed with 90 points. Davis County and Fairfield HS finished 4th and 5th. Chandre Morales was the... Read More »

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Maharishi School Rolls Past Ottumwa

The Pioneers won the Highway 34 rivalry, defeating the Ottumwa Bulldogs 8-1. Maharishi's boys tallied decisive singles wins from Sam Stickels, Chandre Morales, Surya Sawhney, Dave Fleshman, and Girindra Selleck."It was a solid team effort in both singles and doubles, but I think it's worth noting that Surya Sawhney played his best match of the season.... Read More »

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Pre-School Director, School Parent Invited to Oprah’s Lifeclass

From the Fairfield Ledger -- By Diane Vance-- Fairfield residents to appear on Oprah’s TV show Just like when she visited in 2011, Oprah has once again reached out to Fairfield. Two residents were invited to participate on a panel Thursday at Harpo Studios in Chicago to discuss “The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children,”... Read More »

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