Education

Residents sound off on expansion vote
Hallways at the Springs School must sometimes double as instructional spaces, as there are 734 students in a building intended for 350. Residents will decide on March 6 whether to approve the funding needed for a building expansion. ­­­David E. Rattray

5-year-old’s ADNP syndrome means days filled with specialists and therapy
Rowland Egerton-Warburton, who was diagnosed with ADNP syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, at home with his physical therapist and behavioral instructor, only two of a long list of specialists contracted to help him develop communication and life skills. Judy D’Mello

Performing the song “Express Yourself,” Max Eberle, who plays Michael, Billy Elliot’s best friend, touches on topics like cross-dressing and tolerance. Durell Godfrey
Billy, played by Silas Jones, a seventh grader, trades his boxing gloves for ballet slippers in this tale of following one’s dreams in the face of adversity.Durell Godfrey
Laura Sisco, the play’s director, had to work with actors on tap dancing skills.Durell Godfrey
The cast of “Billy Elliot” during a rehearsal last week Durell Godfrey



Alexander Sigua Pintado, right, is the East Hampton High School 2018 valedictorian. Jonathan Gomez Barrientos is the salutatorian. Judy D'Mello

At the festival's opening last month, Emmery Beutler, left, with tiger in hand, pointed to a tiger picture she drew; Avery and Beckett Dalene enjoyed the colorful artwork. Durell Godfrey
Chris Miller and his daughter Emily from Montauk studied the construction of a paper dress.Durell Godfrey
Jack Youngerman, an artist himself, checked out the work by the youngest generation of local artists.Durell Godfrey
Jennifer Villacis of East Hampton High School posed with one of her pieces.Durell Godfrey

Kids can get up close to a variety of marine life in an open aquarium at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey