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Maharishi School Boys Make Major Contribution to Soccer Win

Maharishi School and FHS have joined forces for Fairfield soccer. The Fairfield boys’ soccer team shutout the Fort Madison Bloodhounds 2-0 Tuesday. Goalkeeper Austin Lauderman played all 80 minutes in goal in Fairfield’s road victory. “[Lauderman], Derek Robinson and Niko Thiel added great contributions,” Fairfield coach Felisto Guezimane said. “It was a great team effort.” Davin... Read More »

Student Artwork in Congressional Art Competition

Many of Greg Thatcher's art students have submitted artwork to this year's Congressional Art Competition. This is the first year that the competition is open to popular vote. The winner will be honored by having his/her picture displayed in the Congressional Tunnel in Washington DC and they will also win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington... Read More »

Pioneer Boys Prevail Saturday at Pella Invitational

The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team won the Pella Invitational by a slim margin Saturday. The Pioneers finished with the same amount of points as Pella, but Maharishi School was given the victory because it won more total games over the course of the day. Boone, Grinnell and Albia rounded out... Read More »

Students Compete in Iron Chef Cook-Off

Over the course of the last month Laurie Baumann has been hosting an Iron Chef-type competition in her advanced cooking class, part of Maharishi School's Seed-to-Table program. Contestants are given ingredients from which they must create a meal. Saturday's final show-down between Mickey DeAngelis, Brandon Prather-Huff and Davin Titus, was judged by local epicureans Steve Boss... Read More »

Pioneers Soccer Team Kicks Off the Season on the Right Foot

The pioneer JH soccer team kicked off their season with a convincing win over Holy Trinity 5-0 on Friday April 25th at West Point. Scoring for MSAE were Bodhi Boucherle with 2 and Kai Vessey, Shawn Spurrier, and Daniel Zhu with one each. The Pioneers dominated at all areas of the game. Thanks to outstanding play by Chaysten Titus... Read More »

Fairfield Showdown Belongs to Maharishi School

From the Fairfield Ledger -- Govi Punj and Sam Stickels were the star attractions Monday in the boys’ tennis match between Fairfield High School and Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment. Stickels, a Pioneer, battled shot for shot with Punj, with the majority of the crowd singularly focused on their match. Punj held a 4-2... Read More »

Tennis Team Defeats Iowa City High

Maharishi School's boys' tennis team shut out Iowa City High's squad today by a score of 9-0. "From top to bottom, it was the team's best performance of the season," said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. Today's Pioneer Player of the Match honors went to Girindra Selleck who defeated last year's #1 player, Holden Feigler, 6-3,6-2. Selleck... Read More »

Students Win Many Awards at Southeast Iowa Superconference Art Competition

Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the recent competitive art exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. The competition is for high school students from 25 schools in eastern Iowa. "The students had submitted beautiful work, and I was very pleased with the judges' results," said Greg Thatcher, the students' art teacher,... Read More »

Maharishi School Defeats Iowa City West Junior Varsity

Maharishi School defeated Iowa City West's JV by a score of 7-2 at the ICW courts today. Solaris Nite played an outstanding match against Cole Schneider, defeating the #2 player 7-5, 6-3. Other singles winners for the Pioneers were Sam Stickels, Surya Sahwney, Chandre Morales, and Girindra Selleck. The Pioneers #2 doubles team, Morales and Selleck,... Read More »

Pioneers Golf Team Begins Season With Win

From the Fairfield Ledger by By ALLYUS FRITZ/Ledger sports editor-- DeAngelis leads Pioneers with a 39 The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ golf team got to kick off its season Thursday with a match against Central Lee at Walton Golf Club in Fairfield. The Pioneers won 194-235. MSAE coach Ed Hipp wasn’t expecting... Read More »

Tennis Team Finishes 2nd at Warrior Challenge

The Maharishi School boy's tennis team overcame the elements on Saturday to finish 2nd at the Warrior Challenge played at Veteran's Memorial Tennis Center in Cedar Rapids. With winds gusting to 30mph, caps were swept off the players' heads and routine shots required total focus. The Pioneers, led by Sam Stickels, finished a strong second against... Read More »

Pioneers Tennis Challenge Quality Opponents in Des Moines

From the Fairfield Ledger --The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team took on some of the best Iowa had to offer Saturday in the Des Moines Valley Tournament in Des Moines. MSAE played hard against Valley (West Des Moines) High School, which in 2009 had the largest enrollment of any high school... Read More »

Students Successful at State Creativity Competition

Congratulations to Maharishi School’s winning teams at the Destination Imagination state competition! Program director, Mark Wilkins said that of the nine teams that competed at the state competition, six teams have qualified to compete at the international competition in May. All of the teams will perform for the Fairfield community at the annual DI Showcase, Dinner... Read More »

Students Selected For All-Golden Triangle Senior Class

Each year two students from every school in the Golden-Triangle area (Fairfield, Washington and Mt. Pleasant areas) is honored in the All-Golden TriangleSenior Class and featured in the Fairfield Ledger. The students are selected based on their performance in the areas of academics, extracurricular activities and leadership. Maharishi School students receiving this honor are Mickey DeAngelis and... Read More »

Students take Grand Champion and Third Place at State Science Fair

Bimba Shrestha, 11th grade, and Pranav Chhayillil, 7th grade, continue to garner awards in science. At the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa they won the following awards: Bimba Shrestha: Overall Senior High Project Champion, $1,200 Category of Computer Science: 1st First Place Intel Excellence in Computer Science award Yale Science & Engineering Association award Jolene... Read More »

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