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Pioneers Defeat Mt Pleasant in Tournament on 5/12

Tennis Match Report by Coach Steve Briggs It took nearly 5 hours to get it done, but the Pioneers prevailed against a tenacious Mt Pleasant squad to determine who would advance to the state tennis tournament. Polo Altynski-Ross and Mekhi Kahui clinched the deciding match at #3 doubles. The singles matches were split evenly with […]

Pioneer Girl’s Regional Tennis 5/11

  Final Tennis Match Report from Lawrence Eyre Hats off to Tess Paton of FHS for qualifying for the state singles tennis tournament for the second year in a row. Maharishi School Pioneers are proud Lily Fenton finished strong after a semifinal loss to eventual champion Mary Rolfstad of Davenport Assumption. Lily captured 3rd place in the regional tournament. […]

Pioneer Tennis Player of the Tournament 5/9

Pioneer Player of the Tournament: Ruimin Luo Pioneer freshman Ruimin Luo won 2 key matches for the Pioneers in district play today. His upset win over the tournament’s #3 seeded player from Assumption was fueled by firm resolve, some big time forehands, and plenty of hustle. “Ruimin’s played all but one match at #1 this […]

Pioneer Girls Tennis Invitational 5/7

Tennis Coach Lawrence Eyre’s Match Report Maharishi School girls’ tennis came out on top in the Pioneer Invitational Saturday, a five-team event including Albia, Burlington Notre Dame, Centerville and Davis County. Team Standings: (In this round robin tournament, each game won = 1 point for the school) 1st Maharishi 103 points 2nd Albia 84 points […]

Pioneer Boys Ottumwa Invitational 5/7

Tennis Coach Steve Briggs Match Report The Pioneers finished 2nd in the Ottumwa Invite. The host school won the tournament.    The Pioneers collected silver medals in 7 of the 9 flights with Ruimin Luo, Polo Altynksi-Ross, Dominic DuPoux, and Chacho Roesler earning 2nd place in both singles and doubles.    The Pioneer Player of […]

Maharishi School Student Honored at ISEF

International Science and Engineering Fair On May 8, Ishita Mukadam and Ms. Asha head for the International Science Fair competition in Atlanta. She was invited to attend based on her outstanding entry into the state science fair, sponsored in conjunction with Iowa State University. This is a tremendous accomplishment for a sophomore—and for her teacher!         […]

Pioneers Outrun Greyhounds in 8-1 Win

Tennis Coach Steve Briggs Reports on the Match In their final dual meet of the season, the Pioneers raced past undefeated Burlington, leaving the Greyhounds in the rear view mirror. Burlington had beaten every other area team (including Mt Pleasant twice), making the victory that much sweeter. The win improved the Pioneers dual meet record […]

Maharishi Girls’ Tennis 9 Burlington Notre Dame 0

Tennis Coach Lawrence Match Report The Pioneers upped their season record to 6-0 with a 9-0 win over Burlington Notre Dame that was also a race against the rain. “There was a sense of urgency for both teams today–we barely finished our matches before the clouds opened.” Bella Castle sparkled with an 8-0 victory at […]

Mt Pleasant Defeats Pioneers Boys Tennis Team 6-3

Tennis Coach Steve Briggs Reports When Friday’s showers soaked Mt Pleasant’s East Lake courts,the Pioneers were handed home court advantage (at the MIU Rec Center). Unfortunately, the Pioneers were unable to capitalize, falling to a determined Mt Pleasant team. The Pioneers were looking for answers in the wrong places. Again and again the PIoneers could […]

Polo Altynski-Ross’s Entrepreneurship Project

 Maharishi School Junior Inspires Business Mindset Among Students In an interview with sixteen year-old Polo Altynski-Ross I was able to see the core values of Maharishi School ( respect, responsibility, service, solutions, and transcendence), in his actions. Polo’s project not only allows him to be of service to his fellow students but it also shows […]