*dies* Some kids
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*dies* Some kids
*dies* Some kids broke into our school this weekend and vandalized the art room. I feel really bad for all the students who lost artwork. They keep a lot of really cool ceramic statues from years past in that room, and all the ceiling squares have beautiful pictures painted on them. I don't know exactly what they ruined yet but the principal sent out an email saying that some of the woodworking projects and art had been lost.
I didn't go today (because I don't have classes on Mondays) but I hope the big project everyone's been working on (a sign for the front of the school) is okay. It consists of about a hundred and fifty painted tiles and I was chosen to help the teacher trace the letters onto them specially because I have a steady hand. It was about half done and it was going to be fired in the kiln. Our teacher kept telling us "Do a good job because this is going to be up forever!!!!! And maybe someday your children will get to see it!!" At least the tiles have numbers on them so if they're just messed up we could put them back in place. If they were going to break it they'd have to do it one tile at a time *wince* but that one, at least, is probably not too bad.
Why would somebody do that, anyway?? Destroying artwork is like. Murder. to me. Even just the sound of ripping paper is unsettling. I can't hear it without wincing, or making an attempt to find out what was torn. It's the instincts of being an artist I guess. What kind of sick person would destroy little kids' artwork for no reason at all?
Anyway, please pray that the police catch the criminals. Apparently they also broke into other schools in the area.
I'm so sorry to hear this, Emily. Somehow people who destroy things need to learn how much joy can be gained by channeling that energy into creating something positive!
(May 21, 2012 - 6:32 pm)