brown and crunchy where we don’t water it, which means most
lawns around here in our town. School starts next week, and for
our town it will be a new start because several schools closed.
Now students are being bussed to new schools and placed
together where they weren’t in the past. So sad to see a very
large school sitting empty for the first time since 1920!
Most of us who grew up here just cannot wrap our minds
around that fact. It always was there and always had students.
Here sits a three-story building in excellent condition empty.
So many years have gone by and yet they improved and kept it
no graffiti here. No disrepair. From the balcony you can hear the echos of many students who cheered at so many high school performances. Every seat cushion in pristeen condition. Every stairway indented with the footsteps of thousands of students who passed over them. These photos were taken recently and not years ago. They don’t make them like this anymore..
Hopefully in the future, the city can find some use for this wonderful landmark building.
To me and countless others who went there it is a tragedy to sit empty. WHY??
Not enough students.. plain and simple.. the costs for keeping a three story building going to
the city without the funds was just too much. The city has dwindled to so few who go to our
local schools. It’s a terrible shame, but that is the way it is.
Thanks goes to Dana Schick for these wonderful pictures of our school.