This fall math instructor, Gloria Yoder, took a group of female students to Iowa State University for their Women in Science and Engineering Conference. Leah Bontrager, Esther Hughes, Sarann Durflinger, Kennedy Roth, Malia Sedlacek, and Katelyn Swantz attended the event for girls in 9th and 10th grades. It was a fun day of workshops with hands-on activities, […]
In finishing up their chapter on logic and reasoning, Geometry classes played the board game Clue. They had learned that conditional and contrapositive statements are logically equivalent. (Contrapositive statements switch and negate the hypothesis and conclusion of the original conditional. For instance, the contrapositive statement for “If today is Saturday, then it is the weekend.” is […]
Students in Geometry recently used their trigonometry knowledge to measure the height of various trees or other high points on the IMS campus and at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church. By measuring the angle of elevation and the ground distance from the person to the object being measured, a triangle could be formed and the […]
The Academic and Fine Arts Awards Night took place in Celebration Hall Tuesday, May 8th. This night recognizes the accomplishments of students who have excelled in academics, music, drama and art. It also recognizes students who have been of service to others through Compassion Club and the Silver Cord program. This is the evening when […]
Students in Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and Geometry celebrated Pi Day on Tuesday. Pi Day was founded by Physicist Larry Shaw in 1988, celebrating the irrational number (3.141592) that goes on forever. Besides eating pie, students drew their best circle on the board, watched videos about pi, and took a pi trivia quiz.