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Meet Our New Teachers: Madeline Starling

Meet Mrs. Starling!  The school would like to welcome our new 3rd grade teacher Madeline Starling! Madeline has been a member of the Fairfield and MIU community since August 2012 when she enrolled at the university to complete her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education. By the time she’s graduated and completed her Initial Teaching License in […]

Why is STEM education important?

What is STEM Why is STEM important? STEM education helps break the traditional gender roles by increasing the amount of women and minorities that are able to access STEM-related careers. “In the 21st century, scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as we face the benefits and challenges of both globalization and a knowledge-based […]

Have You Heard Of Green Organic?

The boarding meals at our school will make you drool Maharishi School boarding students have been eating in style with seasonal, vegetarian, meals delivered to them by Green Organic. Green Organic is a local and sustainable catering service created out of Fairfield, Iowa. They provide regularly scheduled meals with the convenience of delivery right to […]

Meet Our New Teachers: Uma Henderson

Alumni teaching at our school Did you know Maharishi School Alumni Uma Henderson is a co-lead teacher in the Children’s House? Uma grew up in Fairfield and attended Maharishi School from K-12th grade. After graduating she moved to Boulder, Colorado to study holistic nutrition and natural medicine. Uma worked in the field of health and […]

Maharishi School Children’s House

Did you know the preschool incorporates Montessori & Positive Discipline? Welcome to the Maharishi School Children’s House! In this blog you will find some basic information as well as new and updated protocols regarding preventative measures against Covid-19 in the preschool. The preschool offers multi-age classrooms consistent with the Montessori pedagogy. The toddler class consists […]

Maharishi School Graduates, Where Are They Now?

Devan Burke and Daniel Zhu When you think of Maharishi School Alumni you often see dates of those who graduate after the 90’s, but what about our more recently alumni? In an effort to connect with our younger graduates, I got to conduct an online interview with 2 alumni who both graduated in the same […]

Meet Our New Teachers: Camille Morehead

The school would like to welcome our new art teacher Camille Morehead! Camille is a Maharishi School Alumni (she graduated in 2008) and was voted by her fellow classmates with the Art and Creativity award which recognizes her outstanding artistic abilities. She graduated with a BFA in graphic design from Minneapolis College of Art and […]

From Maharishi School to College Acceptances

Over 98% of our graduates are accepted into 4-year colleges and universities all over the country. Early decision acceptances for our 2020 graduating class are coming in! Congratulations to the students who’ve had early college acceptances from Princeton University, Lawrence University, Pratt Institute, Roger Williams University, Agnes Scott College, University of Iowa, and Iowa State […]