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Fairfield Rotary Club Honors Paul DeAngelis as Student of the Month

Paul DeAngelis, Maharishi School senior, was recognized as the Fairfield Rotary Club’s Students of the month for January. The awards ceremony was held January 20 at the Argiro Center on Maharishi University of Management campus. School directors choose the award recipients based on guidelines set by the Rotary Club. The recognition is based on many factors,... Read More »

Councilman Halley Encourages Students to Volunteer

City Councilman, Michael Halley, addressed Maharishi Upper School students Tuesday to share his experiences with volunteering. He encouraged students to get involved this summer in the many volunteer opportunities in Fairfield. Halley shared the concept of the “helper’s high,” a powerful uplifting experience that comes from doing good for others. Students can volunteer through the Fairfield... Read More »

Community Planting Day a Great Success

From Laura Bordow, Lower School Director: A huge thanks to all of the many volunteers, (including over 60 parents, children and community members), who helped plant trees, shrubs and ground cover in our Nature Explore Classroom. We were very fortunate to have permaculture designer Fred Meyer, Director of Backyard Abundance in Iowa City guiding everyone throughout... Read More »

Students Pitch in for Community Planting Day

Sustainability students, Paul DeAngelis, junior, and Runzhao Xie, junior, assist first graders, Lee Elliot and Liam Soares to dig a hole for planting a pear tree during community Planting Day the week of May 7.  The school was awarded $1,088.00 from Trees Forever and Alliant Energy’s Branching Out community tree-planting program. Many families and individuals came... 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 »

Young Volunteers Integral to Habitat Homes

from The Fairfield Ledger, written by Lacey Jacobs: The Greater Fairfield Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its ninth house May 3. As construction has progressed, the local organization has had a steady stream of teenagers eager to lend a hand. “We’re so happy with them,” said Pam Ausman, who serves on the volunteer committee.... Read More »

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