School Discovers Chalkboard Drawings Preserved for Over 100 Years
News| | By Lauren Boudreau
Emerson High School Principal Sherry Kishore told the Oklahoman that the penmanship was like nothing she’d ever seen. “The penmanship blows me away, because you don’t see a lot of that anymore,” she said. “Some of the handwriting in some of these rooms is beautiful.” The haunting drawings and lessons were found in four classrooms and all of them contain a lesson about the Pilgrims. According to Oklahoma City Public Schools, there was an aligned curriculum back then, meaning the teachers all taught the same lessons in every classroom. Washington Post, the district is working with the city to “preserve the ‘chalk’ work of the teachers that has been captured in time.” Take a look at some of the chalk work below. There’s even a note left by a janitor!