Henryville Junior-Senior High in Indiana is home to 500 students, ranging from seventh graders all the way up to seniors. Luckily, they weren’t in the building on March 2, 2012, when a massive tornado eviscerated it.

The following footage is from a security camera in the gym. In a matter of seconds, the entire place was destroyed.

And here’s the tornado hitting other parts of the school.

According to Indy Star, the disaster caused $1 billion worth of damage to the area. The school was the first thing to be rebuilt — it reopened after just six months.

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