"It's not just the person with the disease affected, it's everyone," said Bob Werner of the Becky Werner Meningitis Foundation. Werner was guest speaker at IDEAS Academy on April 4. The topic, meningitis and how it affects lives. "There are 36 million people In the U.S. And there are 3,000 cases of meningitis reported a year," said Werner.
The IDEAS Abstract Thought class is combining art and math to explore the concepts of quadratics, trigonometry, linear equations and permutations. Starting second trimester, the students have been creating big and small works of art to both understand the math concepts and teach the rest of the class.