Belated Pi Day

My sophomores have spent five hours over the last two days on a reading comprehension state test. As a reward for their hard work I delayed our celebration of pi day until today. The students were a bit disappointed to learn they had to calculate pi to get pie, but they all turned their brains back on for just a bit longer and got surprisingly good values of pi. Then they enjoyed their pie! Several students had never eaten pie before; one learned she doesn’t enjoy pumpkin pie but strawberry rhubarb is delicious. My largest class decided they would all bring in food too. The best was the kid who made a pi cake:

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