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Exciting News! – Comprehensive Social/Emotional Education

Rights, Respect & Responsibility: A K-12 Sexuality Education Program As has been discussed at parents’ meetings and through email communication, the Lower School is now ready to begin teaching this important new aspect of social/emotional development. Titled as a “sexuality” curriculum can be a bit misleading, as the program encompasses so much more and includes a collection […]

Maharishi School Opens Boarding Dorm in Hildenbrand

Maharishi School Opens Boarding Dorm in Hildenbrand by Jim Karpen In recent years as many as 30 Maharishi School students were boarding students living with host parents and coming from around the world. Now the school hopes to host even more thanks to converting the rooms in the ground-level floor of Hildenbrand Hall into a […]

6 Books All Young Feminists Need to Read ASAP

6 Books All Young Feminists Need to Read ASAP Why is Feminism important? Well, because women are important. However, women have not always been treated as important. Real feminism aims to address inequality by navigating a path to equality for all genders and ethnicities. There is never a better time than right now to get […]

5th/6th Graders Focus on Creativity

5th/6th Graders Focus on Creativity The 5/6 Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI) class has a new structure this year. Mrs. Bordow is teaching the boys, and Ms. Zmachinsky is teaching the girls. Sometimes the classes are combined for whole group activities. During the past two weeks, the students have been enjoying challenging and fun-filled activities […]

Exciting News – New Dorms!

In our last blog post, we mentioned that there are many exciting things happening around Maharishi School. In our last blog post, we mentioned that we had been ranked #1 Private School in Iowa. In that same blog, we hinted that there were many more new and exciting things to be announced. Well, the second […]

Make Your Self-Care Routine More Meaningful Than a Face Mask

Where is the Self-Care Movement Now? It’s 2018. It seems as though everyone is on a quest for self-improvement. In a way, that’s encouraging. Finally, we are collectively caring a little more about our mental health, spiritual health, and emotional health. The understanding that food matters is spreading, and people are taking a hard look […]

So Your Child is Attending Private School – Here’s How to Prepare

So you are planning to send your child to private school next year? You are probably feeling nervous. You are probably wondering if your child is nervous. You worry that there might be something you forget or overlook because you can’t anticipate everything that might be different about private school. All of this is normal. […]