iluvlocalplaces.com

A Slice of Pi

NEWS

 

Everyone remembers Pi Day, that fun, dessert-filled holiday that actually made everyone excited about math. This year Pi Day will be extra special, as the date, 3/14/15 correlates with the first for digits of Pi, 3.1415, something that won’t happen again for 100 years. Some will even take it a step further, starting the celebration at exactly 9:26:53. Since Pi helps calculate the circumference of a circle it is traditional to bring a round dessert to share. At Cape Girardeau Central High School, math teacher Tracy Lohmeier will be engaging her students in math-related activities, such as reciting digits of Pi, and dressing up as their favorite mathematician. Over at Scott City School District, math teacher Vicki Helderman will be ordering pizza, and have the students use Pi to solve math problems. "Being able to do some of these fun things with math makes it seem a little less intimidating."

If you’re no longer in school you can still celebrate this once-in-a-century celebration with Cup ‘N Cork, who will be serving pies all day. Those that buy a slice will have their name entered in a drawing for a free pie. The drawing will take place at 9:26 p.m.

VIA: http://www.semissourian.com/story/2173881.html

Most Recent Stories

The Stars and Stripes Museum in Bloomfield, MO is hosting our 5th annual Liberty Days…

 

Based on Bram Stoker’s classic novel, “Dracula” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct.…

Southeast Missouri State University invites alumni and students to celebrate “We Are…

Southeast Missouri State University has been recognized among the top 100 best regional…

Southeast MissouriSouthern Illinois

Did we miss something? Do you have more…

Prepare for the Halloween season with “Sister’s Back to School Catechism: The Holy Ghost…

Venus Williams

U.S. tennis icon Venus Williams will speak about her successful career on…

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Hispanic…

Southeast Missouri State University observed 9/11 with a solemn flag ceremony on the…

Experience a weekend filled with hands-on history in Cape Girardeau with the docking of…

Image result for party with the animals semo fair

The SEMO District Fair in Arena Park is just around the corner and as the cooler…

Labor-Day.Sayings

 

Labor Day weekend is here! The beloved four day weekend and the dreaded end of summer…

The 2017 Eclipse has come and gone. Now what do you do with those prized solar glasses?

“Equine Therapy, also referred to as Horse Therapy, is a form of therapy that involves…

 

Cape:

Eclipse Viewing Party at Kellers

Monday August 21st Noon-4pm

Kellers in the Isle…

Let Us Know

Click below to submit to us content regarding the local area.

Submit a Story!


Send us your event information and let us help you get the word out. You can also receive more information on advertising on our site!

Submit Your Event!


Want to see your business on our site in some way? Then click below!

Submit a Business!

News Archive

Powered by mod LCA