Staff & Faculty Blogs

Dr. Beall Reporting From the Senior Trip in Costa Rica

At the risk of breaking some frozen hearts, I am writing from Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica, where the senior boys are concluding their trip....on a beach...in 95 degree heat and humidity. No, we are not complaining. And, yes, we heard that Iowa's unending Winter of 2013 has delivered yet another snow. A couple of weeks ago... Read More »

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Richard Beall Reporting from China

Greetings from a high speed train (190 mph) floating past the flat-as-a-board Chinese countryside between Jinan and Tianjin. I am traveling with three other school representatives from Arizona, California, and Indiana and our Chinese colleagues, interviewing prospective students and meeting with the parents of our current students from Beijing to Shenzhen. If you are like most... Read More »

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Honor Roll, Principal’s List Announced

Congratulations to those students on the Honor Roll and Principal's List:  Principal’s List Students recognized on the principal’s list earned all “A’s.” Ninth grade girls: Anna Unger. Ninth grade boys: Doga Ozesmi, Marcus Shoenfeld. Tenth grade girls: Cathy Guo, Lydia Huggins, Kadie Roberts, Queena Zhou, Tenth grade boys: Alex Hoffmann, Sree Lalith Pullapantula, Bimba Shsretha, David... Read More »

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Waking the Inner Writer:  Consciousness in the Classroom

from TMmagazine.org Issue 10 -- by Dr. Richard Beall Power and insight are tucked into the title of veteran teacher Tom Kepler’s new book, "I Write: Being and Writing". Most of us read for the content of an article, a book, or a blog. If it’s an investigative piece, or is particularly creative, we might ponder the... Read More »

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A School Safety Update

Dear Maharishi School Community, A School Safety Update Even before I'd heard about the horrific event in Connecticut, MUM Campus Security Director James Bedinger called to suggest a meeting to discuss our school safety preparedness. The next day our School Council met with Mr. Bedinger and considered a variety of measures to increase our school security.... Read More »

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Happy Thanksgiving from the School Head

Dear Friends, We just completed the traditional Boys School (grades 7-12) Thanksgiving celebration with “pie and chai” and each of the boys expressing gratitude for some of the blessings in their lives. You would be proud of their heartfelt compliments for their parents, their teachers, Maharishi and their TM program, their classmates, and the many gifts... Read More »

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Nature Explore Classroom Presentation By Laura Bordow

This past Saturday, October 13, Laura Bordow was a presenter at the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children’s (IAEYC) annual conference, held in Des Moines, Iowa and attended by over 500 early childhood educators. Maharishi Preschool teachers attending the conference were Armando Tejada, Fatima Akbar and Katie Eller. The title of Laura’s presentation was,... Read More »

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Vedic Knowledge Tools for Students

TMmagazine.org Issue 8 - By Dr. Richard Beall What is Vedic knowledge and how do we see it expressed at Maharishi School? The minute students arrive at Maharishi School each morning, the uniqueness of the school becomes evident. The Vedic technologies they practice yield the kind of practical results that schools across the country and around... Read More »

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Art Teacher Greg Thatcher Finds Inspiration in England

Maharishi School’s own Mr. Thatcher has become famous under England’s yew boughs. Greg travels overseas most summers to draw in St. Mary's Churchyard in Painswick, England. He sits with these ancient yews, and has discovered their visual language. This year, Britain’s Stroud News featured Thatcher’s work in an article. They note that he has been drawing... Read More »

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Livestreaming of Convocation

Dear Parents and Maharishi School Community, Maharishi School will connect with families all over the world through live streaming video of our Convocation Ceremony, tomorrow, Wednesday, August 22 at 9:30am. The Schedule of Events includes: Song: “America the Beautiful” Pledge of Allegiance Introduction of new faculty members Faculty member, Brandon Hyde, performance: “O Solo Mio” Candle... Read More »

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