Students line up along tables on the third floor to receive their pie, served by teachers and administrators.
Students line up along tables on the third floor to receive their pie, served by teachers and administrators.

Pi Day 2023

March 22, 2023

Tables holding a variety of pies lined the center of the third floor hallway near the windows. March 14 is celebrated at CHS as Pi Day. The extensive list of activities — from pie judging and pi-related art to a pie eating relay where people eat pie with their hands tied behind their back took place during the extended lunch period.

Another Pi Day activity took the form of trivia, a Kahoot run by Kylie Peters, a CHS sophomore. Peters aimed to make the trivia interesting by acting as a game show host.

“I kind of want to take a spin on it with my energy and kind of make it into a game show, and the winner gets a sticker or something like that,” Peters said.

Kylie Peters, a sophomore in math club, leads the Pi Trivia activity during the Pi Day festivities at CHS on March 14.

Peters joined math club to expand her interest in math.

“I really wanted to kind of see math in the real world and just have fun with people who also love math,” said Peters. “By surrounding myself with all these amazing people in this club, I learned a lot.”

Although Pi Day had many activities like it has had in the past, the method of obtaining pies was different this year to combat food waste.

“We would generally say bring in pie, give it to your math teachers for extra credit,”said math club advisor Maneesha Mankad. “Kids would bring in lots of pie. It would be wonderful, but then we would have all this uneaten pie leftover.”

This year, the club set up the pie collection by requesting that two or three pies be brought in by each forum. As of lunch the day before Pi Day, only 35 of the expected 45 to 50 pies had been signed up for. There was no shortage of people lining up to eat pie.

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Claire Steigelman, Multimedia Editor
Claire Steigelman is a senior at CHS. This is her third year on The Communicator, and her second year as Multimedia Editor. She is currently nominated for the NSPA Multimedia Journalist of the Year Award. Outside of Room 300, she is part of the engineering sub-team for Zebrotics (FIRST Robotics Competition Team 5708) and has been playing violin in the Pioneer High School Orchestras for all four years of high school.  When not consumed by school, she loves to make art, spend time in nature, dream about high-speed rail and adore her cat.


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