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  • Vegetation covers the entryway, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>. The Orleans Parish School Board toured surplus properties it's selling off, including the abandoned Alfred C. Priestley Junior High School which has been closed since 1993.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • "I will not murder my classmates" written over and over on a blackboard in an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • Shattered doors on a third floor hallway, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A beam of sunlight illuminates discarded papers in an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • The gymnasium at the school, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • "I will not murder my classmates" written over and over on a blackboard in an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • Light streams into the flooded cafeteria, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A bumper sticker touting schools in an abandoned kitchen area, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • Paint peels in a stairwell, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A rusty locker and warped floors in a third floor hallway, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A rusty locker and warped floors in a third floor hallway, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • "Murder" written on the blackboard of an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A pigeon flies away through the damaged ceiling, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A beam of sunlight illuminates discarded papers in an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A blank message book in an abandoned classroom, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • Paint peels off a stairwell, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • A clock stopped at 9:07 lies in a stairwell, <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">June 11, 2014</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
  • "Help Me" written on the blackboard of an abandoned classroom, June 11, 2014. The Orleans Parish School Board toured surplus properties it's selling off, including the abandoned Alfred C. Priestley Junior High School which has been closed since 1993. For more, visit <a href="http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2014/06/want_to_buy_a_school_that_clos.html" target="_blank">Nola.com</a>.
    Michael DeMocker/Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
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