MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The 5th grade students at Deerfield School in Mountainside were treated to a morning in school where they were shown that “Math Matters” in everyday life.  Recently, parents and grandparents presented to the Deerfield 5th graders how mathematics is utilized in their workplace. 
 
There were presenters from all walks of life and fields including: physical therapy, engineering, accounting, small business owners, researchers, managers, a school principal, choir director, personal trainer, and a foreman among others.
 
Students had the opportunity to visit multiple interactive presentations throughout the morning.  To name a few, they created budgets, counted push-ups, and created a bill for a pizzeria.