Staff & Faculty Blogs

New Teachers, New Schedule for the School Year

We do it for the kids! Our students are why we faculty and administrators come back every year. And this year we have new items to enliven their minds and hearts. We have new faculty and students, plus a fresh Upper School schedule. Here Is The New Middle-Upper School Faculty: * Amy Labagh will be teaching... Read More »

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Maharishi School in the News

Dear Maharishi School Community, We're almost there! All of us at Maharishi School have been busy preparing for our Orientation Day on Monday for all parents. And of course we're gearing up for the start of school on Wednesday, beginning with our Opening Convocation at 9:30am. Parents are invited to attend. The media has also been... Read More »

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Eyre Tennis Center Dedicated as Long-time Maharishi School Tennis Coaches Retire

from tomkeplerswritingblog.com --- The Eyre Tennis Center was dedicated, June 6, 2012, by Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment and Maharishi University of Management. The indoor tennis courts are located in the university's recreation center. Speaking at the dedication were former members of the school's tennis teams, appreciative parents, state tennis officials, Fairfield mayor Ed Malloy,... Read More »

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Dedication of Laurie and Lawrence Eyre Tennis Center

The community is invited to a dedication ceremony of MUM’s indoor tennis facility in honor of beloved and legendary tennis coaches, Lawrence and Laurie Eyre. The celebration will be held at: Court #1 of the indoor tennis courts, MUM Recreation Center, Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm. For those who cannot attend, we will have lifv... Read More »

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Coach Lawrence Eyre Retires After 25 Years

By Scott Jackson, Ottumwa Courier --FAIRFIELD — There are many tennis programs across the state that hope to have the kind of busy schedule Lawrence Eyre had this past week. Last Friday, Eyre took three of his talented players from Fairfield Maharishi to compete in the Class 1A singles and doubles tournament in Waterloo. Sam Arsanjani,... Read More »

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Easy Ways to Fund Our Seed-to-Table Kitchen

Dear Parents and Friends, Maharishi School students are learning where their food comes from by cultivating the school's edible landscape and 4,100 square foot greenhouse. We are raising money to build an on-site kitchen so we can start cooking! And you can help: "Like" the Maharishi School Edible Schoolyard on Facebook.  Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/MaharishiSchoolEdibleSchoolyard Each... Read More »

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Support and Help Share Lesson Adventure

My fellow Maharishi School Supporters, Show and tell time! I wanted to show you a program I've created and have been running in my class: Lesson Adventure Lesson Adventure is a website that I made that takes school practice sheets and turns them into an online role-playing game. Since you've all had contact with kids, I... Read More »

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Seed-to-Table Kitchen Fundraiser Launched

We just launched our fundraising campaign for the seed-to-table kitchen at Maharishi School. Visit this link on Kickstarter to watch the short video and find out how YOU can help students learn where their food comes from - hands-on. Here we are in southeast Iowa, home of factory farms and fast-food culture, a culture that promotes... Read More »

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Big Ideas and Vertical Thinking at Maharishi School

From Issue 6 TMMagazine.org by Dr. Richard Beall - April 2012 As Head of Maharishi School, people commonly ask me, “What is different about Maharishi School?” We’re a college prep school, so our students learn about quadratic equations, cell mitosis, literary analysis, historical perspective, and all the rest. But what makes learning at Maharishi School unique? In... Read More »

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Reducing Stress and Preparing Students for Learning

For over ten years film icon George Lucas has been a catalyst for educational innovation with his online publication "edutopia." He identifies promising practices "to help students receive a 21st century education." This widely circulated and respected source now includes the Quiet Time program, with the Transcendental Meditation program, among its list of recommended strategies. I... Read More »

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