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Displaying posts from April 2011

Maharishi School Family Triumphs at Destination ImagiNation

One family at Maharishi School stands out as performing very well at Destination ImagiNation, a creative problem-solving competition. The three Stakland children have gone to Global Finals for 10 consecutive years. They have also placed numerous times in the top 10. "The Stakland family has been participating in DI since Jordan (left) was in 4th grade,... Read More »

Gov. Branstad Names Atreya Dey One of Most Promising Young Scientific Leaders

Governor Branstad announces the most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. Des Moines - Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced that Atreya Dey is one of two candidates selected as the two most promising young scientific leaders in Iowa’s 2011 high school graduating class. At the invitation of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin... Read More »

Maharishi School Beats Burlington

By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor | Apr 27, 2011 The Maharishi School boys’ tennis team ripped through Burlington by a final tally of 8-1 on its home courts Tuesday. The Pioneer blazed through singles matches, winning five of six before sweeping through doubles. Singles winners included Sam Arsanjani, Thomas Weiss, Derek Thatcher and Raphael... Read More »

Maharishi School Boys Golf Team Has Medalist Prasad Monk Against Louisa-Muscatine

from Prasad Monk of Maharishi School was the medalist with a 42 in a boys golf meet at the Walton Club in Fairfield Thursday. Paul DeAngelis shared the runner-up spot shooting 43. The Pioneers came up short against Louisa-Muscatine 180-186. Mickey DeAngelis had a 48 and Raph Burne rounded out the team score at 52.... Read More »

Pioneers Get a Crack at Tough Pella Invitational Field

By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor | Apr 25, 2011 PELLA — For the first time in three years, weather allowed the Maharishi School boys’ tennis team to play the Pella Invitational Saturday. In what could prove to be a preview of the substate tournament coming up next month, the Pioneers finished second in the... Read More »

Community planting Day May 7

Maharishi School is branching out with new trees and edible landscaping. Support comes from Trees Forever, Alliant Energy and Arbor Day Foundation. One year ago Maharishi School proudly dedicated its new Nature Explore Classroom, one of only 50 in the entire nation certified by the Arbor Day Foundation Now we are ready for the next step:... Read More »

Maharishi School Girls 1-0 With Fresh Lineup

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor Minna Mohammadi will lead a 2011 Maharishi School tennis lineup that is full of new faces. Mohammadi is the only returning player from last year’s top six and now steps in to play No. 1 singles. Thanks to graduation, the other five members of the usual varsity lineup from a... Read More »

Maharishi School Girls Win Opener

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor After getting rained out at Saturday’s Fort Madison Invitational, the Maharishi School girls’ tennis team went inside to avoid Tuesday’s showers and finally got its season underway. The Pioneers came up with an 8-1 victory over West Burlington inside the Maharishi University of Management Recreation Center Tuesday afternoon. “It was... Read More »

Pioneers Roll Past Fairfield

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | Apr 19, 2011 The Fairfield boys’ tennis team only had four players and was blanked by a seasoned Maharishi School team Monday afternoon. In chilly conditions, the Pioneers surrendered just two games in a total of six matches. Girindra Selleck was able to steal a game from Sam Arsanjani... Read More »

Students Win Best of Show, Top Awards at Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition

Maharishi School students won nine awards, including Best of Show, at the Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition at Iowa Wesleyan College, on April 5. Students from nineteen high schools in southeast Iowa spent part of the day in all things art-related while professional artists and instructors acted as muses to inspired their creativity. Carol Keller-Hein, one... Read More »

Students Headed to International Creative Problem Solving Competition

Nine teams from Maharishi School competed April 9 at the Iowa Destination ImagiNation Competition in Ames. Five of those teams took first place and will compete at the International competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the week of May 25. They will compete against thousands of students from over 30 countries. Destination ImagiNation is an... Read More »

Students Take Top Awards at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa

The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held April 4 at Iowa State University in Ames. According to the website, “The SSTFI is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, the world's premier pre-collegiate science fair. During the event over 350 student research projects presented by more than 450 students are... Read More »

Another Big Sweepstakes Win for Lucinda Hall

“Looks like this was my year to win technology.” Lucinda Hall has won another computer prize for the Maharishi School. She won five thousand dollars worth of products from Hewlett-Packard, and she selected 15 mini laptops and one projector. These will go into her classroom to make her teaching 21st century. The competition was called the... Read More »

Open House April 8 For Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten Programs

Registration at Maharishi School is now open for the 2011-12 school year. On Friday, April 8 2011 from 9:30-11:45 am, an Open House will be held for children ready to enter Preschool and Kindergarten. Parents new to Maharishi School who attend the Open House and register prior to May 15 will receive a $50 credit towards... Read More »

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