TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — At Sabal Palm Elementary, a community a partnership school, there’s a mural waiting to surprise students for the new school year.

The mural was completed by local artists Sarah Painter and her partner Cosby Hayes.

After four days, the mural at Sabal Palm Elementary is complete.

The painting consists of paper airplanes to pay homage to the school’s history of being on Dale Mabry airfield, a former U.S. military base.

Sabal Palm Elementary principal Shannon Davis, says she finds joy in the fact that the mural represents the children she serves at the school and the history behind it.

“There is a lot of meaning behind it, you know first off is just having a child that looks like the children that I serve here at Sabal Palm,” Davis said.