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Displaying posts from October 2014

Maharishi Middle School Students Sent to Trial, with Video

--by Alex Wilson, KTVO, Heartland Connection Students from Maharishi Middle School were in court Friday. At the beginning of the month, 7th and 8th grade students painted an art mural to be displayed at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. The next day, their teachers told them their artwork had been vandalized. That was true, but... Read More »

Middle School Holds Friday, October 24, “Trial” at County Courthouse

Far more in-depth than a simple mock trial project, Maharishi Middle School students have run their own criminal investigation of a simulated crime committed on the school grounds. They worked with local Fairfield police, the Jefferson County attorney, and with Judge Gookin. Two students were “arrested” and will stand trial at the courthouse on Friday, October... Read More »

A Beautiful Autumn Bike Ride

October 10 was a perfect day for Maharishi School’s annual Bike Fest. The students had a wonderful time riding bikes on a sunny autumn day. Students rode varying distances, depending on their age. Earlier in the week, all lower school students had completed a bike and helmet safety check during PE classes. Their chains were oiled... Read More »

Middle School Students Run Restaurant

--by Andy Hallman, Fairfield Ledger For one night earlier this month, Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment was a full-service juice bar and restaurant, run completely by students. The middle school students organized the restaurant as part of a class project, with a little help from English and social studies teacher Richard Incorvia and math... Read More »

Maharishi School Girls Enjoy Camp Hantesa

The annual Camp Hantesa field trip for grades 7-12 Maharishi School girls was September 10-12 this year. Camp Hantesa, located in Boone, Iowa, is an in-residence facility operated by Campfire Girls International, with cabins and lodges for campers. The girls participated in a series of activities, such as the climbing wall, orienteering, arts and crafts, and... Read More »

Upper School Boys Bivouac at Backbone

The Maharishi School 9-12 boys held their annual fall camp-out this year on September 25-27 at Backbone State Park, Iowa’s oldest state park. The good news is that the faculty supervisors, Vishal Bakshi, Sam Rose, Greg Thatcher, and Mark Wilkins, collected all cellphones so that the campers would experience a true weekend immersed in nature. Some... Read More »

International Day of Peace Celebration

September 22 was Maharishi School’s celebration of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. The celebration was one that represented Maharishi School students from thirty nations. According to the International Day of Peace website, the event is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981, the United Nations General Assembly declared this... Read More »

World Behind the Waterfall: Artist-in-Residence Program for Preschool through Grade 6 Students

Beginning Monday, November 17, and continuing through Tuesday, November 25, Maharishi School welcomes multi-talented artist-in-residence, Donna Warwick, developer of the Artsfusion Method. Using a story Donna wrote, “The World Behind the Waterfall,” our students in preschool through grade 6 will be guided through the Artsfusion Method, an arts integration-based curriculum combining art, music, storytelling, creative movement... Read More »

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