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Displaying posts from February 2011

Elsenpeter Marionettes Delight Elementary Children

Maharishi School elementary students were delighted by fourth generation puppeteer, Richard Elsenpeter, of Elsenpeter Marionettes in Illinois. In honor of the 110th anniversary of the book, The Wizard of Oz, Elsenpeter Marionettes is giving a special tour of the American classic. The puppets were handmade by Richard’s father 45 years ago and were restored for this... Read More »

From Haiyin: Feeling At Home in America

This month is my 5th month in America. I really enjoy life here. Before I came, I always heard people say it is really hard to be a friend of an American if you are not American yourself. At first, I worried about it, but when I got to school here, everyone was so helpful and... Read More »

Maharishi School Performers Selected For Iowa High School Speech Festival

Four teams from Maharishi School were judged outstanding at the Iowa High School Large-Group Speech Competition in Cedar Rapids on February 5. The following teams have been selected to perform at the Festival this Saturday, February 19 at ISU in Ames: A Musical Theater excerpt from Spamalot, performed by Derek Thatcher, Toby James, Brenton Schwartz, Paul... Read More »

Coco Clark named National Merit Finalist

Colette “Coco” Clark, of Fairfield, was among the approximately 15,000 students named by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as Finalists in the 2011 scholarship program. Clark, daughter of Fran Clark and the late Henry Ogden Clark, is a senior at Maharishi School. She has been accepted to the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University... Read More »

Introducing the New Office of Expansion

It's a new day at Maharishi School. Get ready to celebrate our 30th anniversary as the world’s first full K-12 Consciousness-Based system of education. In 1981, 34 students in grades 7-12 (including at least a dozen boarding students) pioneered a new approach to education founded on a simple principle: what if students and teachers took time... Read More »

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