More Than A Number

Photos by Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Holy Trinity Catholic School sixth-graders Christopher Gutgsell, from left, Braydon Sermersheim, Ben Schitter, Wyatt Troutman and Matthew Sternberg worked to complete a connect-the-dots activity using the digits of the mathematical number Pi displayed on a poster board during Tuesday’s celebration of Pi Day at the school’s East Campus in Jasper. “The goal is for the kids to enjoy Pi Day and understand what Pi is in mathematical terms,” said math teacher Denise Miller.

 

Holy Trinity Catholic School sixth-grader Xavier Veleeparambil measured a cookie in order to find the diameter, radius, circumference and area on Tuesday.

 

Holy Trinity Catholic School sixth-graders Rachel Mehringer, left, and Savannah Nelson measured cookies in order to find the diameter, radius, circumference and area on Tuesday. "This is better than sitting in math class," said Savannah Nelson.

 

Holy Trinity Catholic School sixth-grader Martin Fallon, left, looked on as his classmate Carter Mundy measured a donut in order to find the diameter, radius, circumference and area on Tuesday.



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