According to WLWT, a group of students from Union, Kentucky are under investigation for pranking seniors at Lyle High School.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Department said it suspected that 75 students were involved in a prank Tuesday night that caused significant damage to the school building. according to to WLWT. According to media reports, the school was lined with toilet paper, doors were lined with saran wrap and petroleum jelly, and the hallway was littered with truck hurdles. (Related article: Senior prank using post-it notes goes awry)
The Boone County school said the prank “created a potentially dangerous and unsafe situation for students and staff,” according to WLWT.
Sheriff’s Office: Lyle High School Student Under Investigation Over Senior Prank https://t.co/7Uo6fmN9av
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“Unfortunately, due to the extensive damage caused by the students, we have received reports of staff being injured during cleaning operations,” school officials said in a statement, according to WLWT. School officials are now considering appropriate disciplinary action.
A district spokesperson said, “This was not a prank.” according to to WCPO. “It’s trespassing and vandalism.”
The WCPO said many students who allegedly took part in the prank had already been suspended, and others were barred from performing at their graduation ceremony.