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St. Matthew School slates annual math expos

Public invited to attend, participate in real-life math activities.

St. Matthew Catholic School sixth- and seventh-grade classes will host two Math Expos open to the public to showcase real-life mathematics skills.

To focus on how math skills are used in real-world situations, St. Matthew sixth-graders will stage a mock New York Stock Exchange exercise on Friday, April 22, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The students will host their version of the trading floor. All guest will receive "money" to purchase stocks and learn about investments.

On Friday, April 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., seventh-graders will showcase their Architecture and Design Expo, highlighting their work on scale models and translating 3D shapes into 2D parts. Visitors will have the opportunity to view blueprints and take virtual tours of residential homes designed by the students.

Both events will be held in the St. Matthew Parish Hall, 447 S.E. Third Ave. in Hillsboro.