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A middle school I was in moved the art class to a trailer. There was no
storage, no water, old crumbly chalk boards, two small bulletin boards and
after we moved the tables in, no room. They put in a large utility sink and
some wall shelves. I got a shelving unit with adjustable shelves from a
local department store (which took up more space). I painted the walls
above the chalk boards in really cool designs, made curtains to help with
the noise (from a roll of fabric someone had given me, it was white with
little bright colored alligators) and put tennis balls on the feet of all
the chairs to also reduce noise - noise was magnified in that "box". The
only good thing was the "flexible" wooden floor kept my heel spurs from
The poor guy who took my place the next year threw away all those tennis
balls the first week because the kids were throwing them all over the place!
(he only stayed another week)
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