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The World is My Family

The World Is My Family Interview in TM Magazine with Daniela Hillman, Maharishi School Boarding Student from Mexico By Christine Albers, Director of Expansion Daniela Robles Hillman is busy packing. Today is her last day in Fairfield, Iowa, after spending her sophomore year as a boarding student at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment (MSAE).... Read More »

Maharishi School Featured in Japanese Video

Earlier this year a delegation from the Akasaka TM Center in Japan visited Maharishi School, MUM and Fairfield to learn more about the success of the community here. A beautiful video story of their experience is featured below:

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 »

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 »

Happy Spring Vacation From Dr. Beall

Dear Maharishi School Community, I hope your spring vacation is off to a good start and that it includes enough warmth to thaw you out from the long winter! I returned home Thursday night from the senior class’s successful trip to Los Angeles. These trips have three purposes: 1) to connect with meditating peers in other... Read More »

See What School Can Be Kickstarter Project

Middle school teacher and alumnus, Richard Incorvia, is doing great projects with his students. He wants to create a documentary about this unique program. Here's what he has to say: Imagine a middle school where students choose to do real-world work. Follow the journey of teens who have taken over the local news. Our Goal We... Read More »

Winning Creativity at Destination Imagination Competition

At the Destination Imagination sub-state competition in Ames on March 8, Maharishi School students received top scores for their creative solutions to unusual challenges. The teams placed first in every category they entered, garnering 7 first-place finishes and 2 second place finishes.  “Our teams did really well at Sub-state, both in their long term and instant... Read More »

A Youthful Art Walk

From the Fairfield Ledger--March 10 The Fairfield Public Library was one of the sites of Friday’s Art Walk, where young people showed off their visual art and their skills at the performing arts.

How This Maharishi School Student Does It All

An Interview with Avery Travis By Christine Albers, from TM Magazine Issue 17 What does it take to be a National Merit Finalist, have a perfect grade point average of 4.0, and score in the 99th percentile on the SAT and ACT—all while participating in international and state competitions, varsity volleyball, and studying art to a... Read More »

Thanksgiving Greetings

Dear Maharishi School Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Board of Directors, It's become one of my favorite moments in the Maharishi School year, a tradition firmly established in Middle and Upper Boys Schools: the annual Pie & Chai Thanksgiving celebration. In addition to the goodies, we circulate around all of the boys and their teachers to share... Read More »

Maharishi School Grows A Kitchen

Healthy Eating Develops Consciousness Too! This article by Christine Albers appeared in TM Magazine Parents take note: The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity recently released a study indicting fast food restaurants for aggressive marketing campaigns targeted to youth. Research has shown that eating fast food can lead to Type 2 diabetes, heart disease,... Read More »

Project Turns Students Into Archeologists

From Fairfield Ledger, by Andy Hallman-- Students at Maharishi School have recently received training in archeology. The middle school students at MSAE completed a five-week class project which involved studying a civilization’s culture through the artifacts it left behind. What excited the students was that they got to create a civilization and then turn its artifacts... Read More »

Why Support Destination ImagiNation

Destination ImagiNation (DI) is the world’s largest creativity and problem-solving competition and inspires participants in its programs to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions to solve the mind-bending challenges. The students must come up with solutions to the challenges on their own, without adult interference. What Kids Learn Participants gain more than... Read More »

Eight Maharishi School Teams to Compete at Destination ImagiNation Global Finals

41 Maharishi School students came home State Champions from the Destination ImagiNation (DI) State Finals in Ames on April 6th. Out of the 12 teams from Maharishi School, 8 teams placed 1st and 2 teams placed 2nd. Iowa will send 15 teams to DI Global Finals, the largest creative problem-solving competition. More than 16,000 students from... Read More »

Richard Beall Reporting from China

Greetings from a high speed train (190 mph) floating past the flat-as-a-board Chinese countryside between Jinan and Tianjin. I am traveling with three other school representatives from Arizona, California, and Indiana and our Chinese colleagues, interviewing prospective students and meeting with the parents of our current students from Beijing to Shenzhen. If you are like most... Read More »

Waking the Inner Writer:  Consciousness in the Classroom

from Issue 10 -- by Dr. Richard Beall Power and insight are tucked into the title of veteran teacher Tom Kepler’s new book, "I Write: Being and Writing". Most of us read for the content of an article, a book, or a blog. If it’s an investigative piece, or is particularly creative, we might ponder the... Read More »

New Introduction to Maharishi School

We hope you enjoy watching this wonderful new 5 minute video about our school. You may see your own child in here or your child's teacher. You'll definitely see many friends and people you know! Please share this with your friends, family and anyone who might like to move to Fairfield or send their children to... Read More »

Intermediate Girls’ Research on Inner Qualities

The third and fourth grade girls have been brainstorming ideas about what makes a great person, and what inner qualities might be exhibited by great people. The girls have also discussed inner qualities of great people, and looked for those qualities in the lives of people whose biographies they have heard or read about. They have... Read More »

Vedic Knowledge Tools for Students Issue 8 - By Dr. Richard Beall What is Vedic knowledge and how do we see it expressed at Maharishi School? The minute students arrive at Maharishi School each morning, the uniqueness of the school becomes evident. The Vedic technologies they practice yield the kind of practical results that schools across the country and around... Read More »


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