The elementary school that I went to was actually one of the oldest buildings in my hometown. Tales of mind-boggling incidents and freaky things were said to have been occuring in our school. I knew that so many people make up tales, but I assure you, this one really did happen during the academic year 1994-95.
It was on that year a very strong typhoon devastated our town. The infamous typhoon Rosing dealt a great blow to our houses and even to some of the old buildings in our school. One of the buildings that were damaged was the Home Economics Building.
For months, this room was unused because of the ongoing renovation. After the renovation, the school principal ordered sixth grade pupils to occupy said building. The H.E. building actually looked like a typical two-storey house with curtains and a sliding door at the entrance.
Our room, which was composed pf fifth graders, was beside the H.E. building. One time, our H.E. teacher was lecturing about flower-arranging, however, the noise of the Grade Six pupils was distracting our class a lot that we couldn’t even understand our teacher’s lecture.
It seemed that they were shouting and playing all over the H.E.building. Finally, the noise subsided when their teacher arrived to begin their class. Then all of a sudden, a strident cry floated on the air.
“TULUNGAN NINYO AKO (Help me)!” the voice cried. At first, the sixth graders ignored it, but then the mystrious cry was heard again for two consecutive times that we, from the other room, were even able to hear it. Everyone freaked out.They rushed towards the door , and some even fainted and cried because of fear.
We heard the stampede from from the H.E. building that we and our teacher went outside to see what was going on.
Their teacher blunty said to them. “Naku, it’s all your fault class! You were all so unruly a while ago that’s why there’s all this… After that creepy incident. the sixth graders requested the school administration to hold their class outside instead of inside the building.
Surely, they wouldn’t want to hear the creepy weeping of the ghosts of the building. It was said that during the Japanese period, many lives were taken and killed in the very site where the H.E. building was put up.