RCK Digs into ‘Pi’

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Students and staff at RCK celebrated Pi Day on March 14 by doing various activities in their classrooms to discover Pi. Some classes graphed the digits of Pi creating a skyscape, some viewed videos explaining the meaning of Pi, while others computed Pi by measuring the circumference of a circle with yarn and the diameter with a ruler, then practiced their division skills to find Pi.

During all of that day’s lunch periods, sets of three staff members competed in a special “Pi”-eating contest to be the first to find a Hershey’s Kiss in a plate of whipped cream.

“The students found this part of the celebration quite entertaining as did the staff,” said Principal Hillary K. Bromberg. “Celebrating Pi was as easy as pie.”