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Barker Celebrates "Pi" Day (3/14) on March 13th

Barker Middle School Celebrated "Pi" Day on March 13th
Barker Middle School celebrated "Pi" Day (3/14) on Friday, March 13th with school-wide content activities.  In math classes, students studied the number "Pi", 3.14, and circles and decorated math "Pi" ornaments.  In science classes, students competed in a STEM Challenge, "The Great Chain Race" where they were to build the longest paper chain only using one piece of 12 x 18 construction paper, one glue stick, and one pair of scissors with a time limit of 60 minutes.  In Language Arts classes, students read and responded to the history of "Pi" and its importance using the "DOGOnews" website:  Students also learned "fun facts" such as that the elite school of MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) sends emails to high schoolers its decision letters on "Pi" Day.  Assistant Principal, Mr. Snyder, and Principal, Mr. Greene, also participated by getting "Pi"ed in the face during lunch as a student reward for a "Penny Wars" competition.  Pictured are Mrs. Hamann's 7th grade Science students competing in "The Great Chain Race" and Ms. McCray's 7th grade Math students cutting out and decorating their "Pi" ornaments.