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Pi Day contestants

Participants in the Pi Day Recitation Contest (L to R): Andy Malak, Simon O’Connor, Owen Ball, Nina Tedeschi, Kiley Matthews, Akashi Walsh.

Math students and teachers celebrated Pi Day earlier this month with a variety of fun activities. Pi (π), which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, is observed on March 14 each year as the number begins with the digits 3.14.

  • Pi Day Recitation Contest
    • First Place – Nina Tedeschi (Grade 12) – 92 digits – Pi Day Cham-PI-on t-shirt, Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, and gum
    • Second Place – Andy Malak (Grade 12) – 34 digits – Panera gift card, Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, and gum
    • Third Place – Simon O’Connor (Grade 11) – 27 digits (gave him a second chance after and he was able to recite 553 digits) – Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, gum, and lollipop
    • Fourth Place – Owen Ball (Grade 12) – 23 digits – Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, gum, and lollipop
    • Fifth Place – Kiley Matthews (Grade 10) – 14 digits – Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, and lollipop
    • Sixth Place – Akashi Walsh (Grade 10) – 7 digits – Table Talk Pie, pi pencil, and lollipop
  • All faculty and staff at Columbia received a Table Talk Pie. Extra pies were donated to the Columbia High School Backpack Program.
  • Pi Day Can Challenge – students were asked to bring in non-perishable food to donate to the Columbia High School Backpack Program

Special thanks to the Math Department for organizing these Pi Day activities and to Table Talk for donating the pies!

Pi Day students

Pi Day food donations

Pi Day decoration