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Double Tennis Victory in Co-Ed State Championship

Dia Huggins and Sam Stickels were inducted into the Maharishi School Hall of Fame for their outstanding tennis careers, and the Pioneer standouts' stellar play at the state co-ed tournament in Des Moines yesterday confirmed the honor bestowed on them during graduation ceremonies this past week. 32 teams entered the day long competition. The last team... Read More »

2015 Graduation Highlights

  Major Jonathan Freeman (class of ‘93) gave a moving Graduation Address. Major Freeman is a decorated combat veteran, Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics, and a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. Acknowledging the shared experience of being a Maharishi School student, Major Freeman said, “You have been told forever that you are special[ ….]but... Read More »

Huggins Competes at State Tennis

Maharishi School senior Dia Huggins finished her high school singles career at the state tournament Thursday in Ankeny. Huggins was matched up against Emily Ahlers of LaMars High School in the first round of play, a senior returning to the state tournament for the third year in a row. The match lasted more than 2.5 hours,... Read More »

Pioneers Boys Tennis Take Second at State

After advancing to the championship contest with matching 5-0 wins (Maharishi defeated Denison-Schlesweg and Decorah defeated LeMars), Decorah and Maharishi School squared off at Waveland Park in Des Moines on Tuesday. "We knew it was coming...Decorah knew it was coming," said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. "After seeing Decorah at last year's finals (Decorah finished 3rd in... Read More »

2015 Graduation Events Live Streaming

The Fairfield and Global Communities are warmly invited to attend all of our graduation events. All events will be held in the Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium at Maharishi School. June 5 at 7:30 pm - Senior Farewell Ceremony June 6 at 1:00 pm - Appreciation Ceremony June 7 at 1:30 pm - Graduation Ceremony  Maharishi School of the... Read More »

Important Updates

Dear Maharishi School Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Board of Directors,   Sports Update We completed a busy week of Pioneer sports—with more coming up—along with all the graduation activities. Sam Stickels was the State Singles Tennis Runner-Up and doubles team Chandre Morales and Kai Vessey finished 5th at State out of 16 teams. Our combined MSAE... Read More »

Individual State Boys’ Tennis Results

Under cloudy skies at Byrnes Park in Waterloo, the Pioneers' defending state singles champ, Sam Stickels, lost in the final to Sam Jones of Clear Lake by a score of 6-3, 6-4. "Sticks needed to be firing on all cylinders in the final, but he struggled a bit with his forehand today," said PIoneer coach, Steve... Read More »

Pioneers Have Strong Showing in Waterloo

By Jarrod Peterson, Fairfield Ledger sports editor WATERLOO – A few boys from the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team were in action in at the individual state tennis meet in Waterloo on Saturday. Defending state champion Sam Stickels made it back to the state final and looked to repeat. However, he... Read More »


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