Pardon our dust, we're adding another room!

I grew up in a small town in Indiana. In the country grammar school I attended, it was easy to know all of the teachers and students, even if they weren't in my class because...well, there just weren't that many kids on the playground. I remember a wonderful, cozy and comfortable feeling in that intimate setting. Then I moved to high school - one of those big consolidated county high schools. With more than 500 kids in each class, we had more …