MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police are looking for vandals who neatly destroyed the Showers of Blessing Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale over the Memorial Day Weekend.
Police said the 130-student school, which goes from kindergarten to 10th grade, was vandalized over Sunday and Monday.READ MORE: Front Moves Through Sunday With Lower Humidity In South Florida
The damage to the learning center is extensive.
All ten classrooms have damage, from broken walls to shattered toilets, laptops smashed, cameras yanked, books and desks were thrown everywhere.
Front and back glass doors are completely gone. Cameras were vandalized and computers were stolen.
“It’s very heartbreaking, a total shock,” said school director a Britnay Ewald.
Ewald said they are struggling to figure out who would want to unleash such a wave of destruction on their school community.
“Prom is cancelled,” she said, and it’s unclear what affect the damage will have on graduation.READ MORE: State Argues Judge Should Reject COVID-19 Records Case
The school was just beginning an expansion project on a lot next door to add 8 more classrooms and a gym.
Youth pastor Tyson Brooks spent Tuesday picking up pieces of porcelain.
“It hurts our hearts to see this. I can’t point my finger, but it may be someone from our community,” he said.
Surveillance taken from a church camera pointed in the direction of the school shows someone on a bike riding to the back at about 6 p.m. on Monday.
Cameras also captured youngsters around the building. Later, someone can be seen walking away.
“We are hoping to find who did this to help them. It is our goal and vision at the school,” said Ewald.
The private Christian school has operated since 2016.MORE NEWS: Ring Doorbell Camera Appears To Show Elderly Woman Threatening Neighbor With Knife
The school helps underserved members of the community and there is no tuition.