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Port Clinton City Schools celebrate Pi Day

Andy Batterton brought in a pie for extra credit on “Pi Day” in Mr. Spencer’s Math Class at Port Clinton High School.  Pi Day was March 14 to honor Pi (3.14) with special math lessons at both Port Clinton Middle School and High School.March 14 was Pi day at Port Clinton City Schools and the official celebration day of pi. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 because it resembles 3.14. The official celebration began at 1:59 p.m., to make an appropriate 3.14159 when combined with the date.


At Port Clinton Middle School, students in Erica Laughlin’s eighth grade math class had numerous activities including making a pi chart, using a round hula hoop and much more. Mr Spencer’s math classes at Port Clinton High School received points for creating and wearing Pi Day T-shirts, bringing in a pie, plus other pi points.  
The students learn all about pi including some facts you may or may not know. Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day (March 14) in 1879. Also, if a billion decimals of pi were printed in ordinary type, they would stretch from New York City to the middle of Kansas.
See more, including pictures of Pi Day at both PCMS and PCHS, at www.pccsd.net under the “News” section. 

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