Story by: Baylie Clevenger, Managing Editor
Photos by: Zoe Jenkins, staff photographer
On March 7, the math classes of Mt. Vernon High School joined together for what is known in the math community as Pi Day. Pi Day is 3/14 and all of the math classes throughout the day with the exception of business math get together in the main gym for fun math related activities. It was held on March 7 because students will be out for Spring Break on the fourteenth.
Some of the activities included solving math problems for the chance to throw a pie at a teacher and “Pi Story” where students use words with the same number of letters as the numbers in pi. More examples include calculating the circumference of a basketball in “Sports Center” and corn hole in which students calculate the parabolic arch at which the projectile will travel before throwing it.
This is the third year that students have enjoyed Pi Day and it has been a success every year.