Thornlea secondary school is an older institution. Recently an initiaive to paint over the murals in the hallways has begun. These murals are student art, and are what give Thornlea it's character and beauty. Thornlea was built without windows in most classrooms, these murals brighten morale, and give students something positive to look at in the hallways. They are the first thing that students see when they walk in, and the last thing they see before they leave. Administration has said that they will be taking pictures of the murals and blowing some up later on to put them back on the wall, however most will be gone forever. Furthermore the choice of which murals make the cut to go back on the walls is not one that has been given to students. Thornlea's motto is "Think and Be Thought of". These murals empassion that motto. They are left by former graduates for future students to leave their mark. There is no shortage of wallspace at thornlea. Future generations can fill in the blank space that we currently have BEFORE covering up the preexisting art. Students and Teachers have not been given a say in this issue and it's time we spoke up. Save Thornlea's art and culture! Sign the petition and pass it on to other Thornlea Alumni!
Also: The Pink Floyd Mural (a favourite for most) that used to be outside of the drama hallway has ALREADY been covered. It's important to note that this is an extremely time sensitive issue.