In a recent competitive art show, titled “The Gallerist, the Artist, the Critic, and the Kid,” Celina Jones was, of course, “the Kid,” having been chosen by lottery out of a group of artistically talented students from East End public schools.
The flood of students in the hallways at the Springs School may seem like a stampede, but it is commonplace at the school, where officials say growing enrollment has put pressure on the aging building.
While the physical building at the Springs School is being tested by a burgeoning student population, it became clear at a Sept. 19 round-table discussion by a group of teachers representing various grades and subject matter that negative comments had also become an issue.
The Bridgehampton School, constructed in 1939, is the only local school to have never undergone a major building expansion. It has instead used a handful of portable buildings, which were added more than 40 years ago.