Entries by Kenzie Wacknov

Interviewing Susan Harper the New K-2 Grade Montessori Teacher

Have you met Susan Harper? I had the great honor of interviewing a new teacher at Maharishi School, Susan Harper. Read this blog to get to know her and find out how she’s invigorating the Kindergarten through second grade program at our school! “Susan, can you tell us about your background in Montessori ?” I […]

Becoming A Big Fish: A Shark Tank-like Event

What is Shark Tank? Modeled after the popular TV show “Shark Tank,” five student finalists pitched their best creative ideas to a panel of expert entrepreneurial judges, competing for cash prizes, scholarships, and top business feedback. Maharishi International University held their own event called “Becoming A Big Fish: A Shark Tank-like Event,” featuring business feedback […]

Summertime for Boarding Students: Pandemic Edition

Have you been wondering what our boarding students are doing this summer? Given the restrictions on gatherings of large groups, and considering the safety and protection of our boarding students, we’re still able to provide them a fun and active summertime experience! Read this blog to see how we’ve modified our summer schedule to suit […]

8 Businesses to Work at in Fairfield

Interested in relocating to Fairfield? We understand that when it comes to your family, that safety and a good education are the most important things you will be looking for when you are ready to move. Sometimes city life just isn’t suiting the needs of your family anymore. That’s why we’ve put together some information […]

Summer Ideas & Activities from the Lower School

Looking for things to do with your kids this summer? Lynn Shirai, the Director of the Lower School, has provided a list of ideas that can appeal to everyone. Check it out! Outdoor Ideas  Road Trip: Pack food and drinks, camping gear and head out to a spot away from it all where kids can […]

Maharishi School 2020 Graduation Featured on KTVO

Maharishi School bids farewell to Class of 2020 FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Graduates at Maharishi School are getting three days to celebrate their commencement. Celebrations kicked off with a farewell ceremony Thursday night. “Graduating Class of 2020, let’s give ourselves a big round of applause,” Thu Tran said to her classmates Thursday. All 15 graduating seniors […]

Who is Speaking At Graduation?

Jessica Hawthorne-Castro to speak at 2020 Graduation Ceremony We are honored to have Maharishi School Alumni Jessica Hawthorne-Castro as our distinguished guest speaker for the 2020 graduation ceremony! We will be having an “outdoor (in person) – online” hybrid, using event our spacious courtyard to accommodate the 10 graduates who’ll still be here, while the […]