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Texas high school senior prank causes thousands in damages

An initially sanctioned senior prank at a Texas high school took a damaging flip this week, inflicting thousands of {dollars} in damages and forcing the school to cancel courses for the rest of the educational year.

The authorised prank was organized by a small group of scholars at Frisco’s Memorial High School and concerned sticking post-it notes throughout partitions. But the stunt was a building-wide act of vandalism, school officers stated.

The extent of the injury was vital sufficient that the high school canceled its final courses on Thursday and Friday because the campus was cleaned, slicing the year brief for graduating seniors, Fox 4 reported.

School officers stated they plan to make the scholars liable for the mess pay for it.

“Damage is estimated in the thousands of dollars and includes paint on the walls, destruction of furniture, discharged fire extinguishers throughout campus and more,” school directors stated in a letter.

“Every surface on the 300,000 sq. ft. campus must be cleaned, including the walls, ceilings and floors. Frisco ISD will hold the students responsible for costs associated with the clean up,” directors stated.

Staff had been on the school to observe the prank, however as soon as the scenario bought uncontrolled, they known as police and the fireplace division.

High school students apparently trashed the cafeteria.
High school college students apparently trashed the cafeteria.
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Video shared on social media exhibits plumes of smoke from hearth extinguishers filling a vandalized cafeteria as different college students filmed the chaos. No one was injured, officers stated.

The school is working with the police division to establish these concerned. They may doubtlessly face felony costs.

“It was another level of embarrassment for me because I was expecting just to go to school the next day and sticky notes be everywhere,” senior Katelynn Mabrey instructed Fox 4.

Frisco Memorial High School in Texas canceled class for the rest of academic year after the building sustained heavy damage from a senior class prank.
Footage exhibits college students adorning a second deck flooring with bathroom paper whereas smoke arises.
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She stated that she’s disenchanted that she received’t get to see her favourite lecturers in the constructing as a scholar once more.

“They canceled school because of everything that happened. And now, I don’t get to see those teachers that were a big part of my life,” Katelynn stated. “And it’s just it’s not funny. It’s not cool. It’s just sad.”

The high school’s commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday is anticipated to hold on as deliberate.

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