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Pi Day

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  • Three middle schoolers win Carson scholarships [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Congratulations to the 2014 winners of the Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship program from Folly Quarter Middle School and Glenwood Middle School. The Carson Scholars Fund is a nonprofit organization founded by Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, and his wife, Candy,...
  • Event info: Pi Day at Maryland Science Center

    Event info: Pi Day at Maryland Science Center
  • Find: Pie recipes for Pi Day

    Find: Pie recipes for Pi Day
  • Easy as pi

    Not many numbers can claim their own holiday. Yet math lovers and educators nationwide celebrate the elusive —and seemingly infinite — pi, better known as 3.14, every year on March 14. For the past five years, the mathematics department at C....
  • Pi Day cuisine

     
    March 14 is Pi Day, which celebrates that nice, irrational number 3.141593-yada-yada-yada representing the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. (Thanks, math-teacher husband.) It's also an excuse for a party.Donna Beth Joy Shapiro, of the...
  • Area wedding venues brace for winter rush as couples seek 12-13-14 nuptials

    Area wedding venues brace for winter rush as couples seek 12-13-14 nuptials
    For Loveta Wilen, the requests began in the spring. A couple wanted to get married in December and would the Annapolis Wedding Chapel be available on a certain Saturday? The date in question is December 13, better known as 12-13-14, which is expected to...
  • Downers Grove North senior recites 3,141 digits of pi

     Downers Grove North senior recites 3,141 digits of pi
    Each year Downers Grove North High School conducts a contest for students to recite the most digits from memory of the never-ending mathematical figure known as pi. This year on March 14, known as Pi Day, the razor-sharp recall of senior Michael Schirle...
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  • Library Schedules (March 11-17)

    Westminster library branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Mathematical day alert: It's 11-12-13 today

    Mathematical day alert: It's 11-12-13 today
    It's not Pi Day, but it's 11-12-13. That's got to count for something. We only get one more of these, people. That would be 12-13-14 next year. After that, it's all downhill. And in some ways, we've already crested since last year on Dec. 12, 2012...
  • California: Happy Pi Day! Best ways to celebrate 3.14

    California: Happy Pi Day! Best ways to celebrate 3.14
    Friday is Pi Day -- the Greek letter that represents the mathematical number 3.14159 (etc.)-- a thoroughly American invention with more happening than you might think. The day may not merit a stop at the mall for a gift (unless you're buying something...
  • Restaurants, pastry shops celebrate Pi Day

    Restaurants, pastry shops celebrate Pi Day
    You don't have to be a math/science geek to appreciate that today, March 14, is celebrated in certain circles as Pi Day (3.14, get it?). That coincidence of the calendar has inspired pie purveyors all over town (pizza included!) to offer special deals....