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Senior Pranks 2006
Status: Mischief
Most high schools are now out for the summer, so I thought it would be an appropriate time to pause and remember some of the senior pranks that made headlines this year. As usual, they're a mix of the clever, stupid, rude, and cruel.

Car on roof - image Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School: School officials found a Honda Accord "painted neon pink and covered with green question marks" on the roof of the high school. "Nassau police and school officials said yesterday that dozens of students used crudely made ramps to drag the Honda Accord... onto the roof."

Power out - Neuqua Valley High School: Two students were arrested for attempting what they called the "senior prank of all senior pranks." Their plan was to disable a generator and take "other steps to ensure the power would go out and classes would be canceled for younger students still in school." They were caught in the act by a custodian and arrested at their homes.

School for sale - Cape Fear Academy: "During the night before their last day of school Friday, about 20 members of the senior class strung a $215, 3-foot-by-9-foot vinyl sign with large, red letters spelling out "Entire School For Sale" and the school's telephone number between two posts in front of the school yard on South College Road. Another 20 or so smaller "For Sale" signs were peppered around the grounds."

Squealing pig - Severna Park High School: Students "released a squealing 31-pound piglet named Hamilton into the halls on the sinister date of 6/6/06 ... Purloined from a county park for an end-of-year stunt, the 3-month-old pig -- nickname: Hammy -- appeared Tuesday morning in the math wing of the Annapolis area school between the first and second class periods. Administrators cornered the frightened animal near an exit, where he submitted to capture as students recorded the moment on their cellphone cameras. 'There was this crowd of people who were, like, 'Omigod, there's a pig,' ' said Sarah Wade, a junior."

Marijuana muffins - Lake Highlands High School: A friend of a student delivered marijuana-spiked muffins to the teachers lounge. "He brought bran muffins to suburban Lake Highlands High School on May 16, saying they were part of an Eagle Scout project. When school employees ate the muffins, they began complaining of nausea, lightheadedness and headaches, and were briefly hospitalized. "They were just thinking it would be fun to get these teachers all silly and giggly," said Rita Greenfield, an 86-year-old receptionist at the school who spent two days in the hospital after eating the muffins.

Cruelty to animals - Ponderosa High School: "The local news broadcasters used words like 'horrified,' 'abusive behavior' and 'unbelievable act of cruelty' to describe the so-called senior prank at an area high school that involved someone dropping 45 baby chicks from a second-floor balcony, resulting in the deaths of seven of the chicks.... Four years ago in the county, a student at Highlands Ranch High School threw a rabbit across the gymnasium at a pep rally, breaking its legs and paralyzing it. The rabbit was later destroyed." (Good grief! PETA needs to open a chapter in that county.)

Doors glued shut - Independence High School (San Jose): "Right in the middle of finals week, an entire high school campus was virtually shut down Tuesday morning, after somebody glued classroom doors shut... The pranksters used super glue, as well as toothpicks in the locks. The numbers "06" were also painted on school buildings... As exams were delayed and students and teachers milled about this morning, maintenance crews used blow-torches to melt the glue that was squirted onto classroom locks."

Personalized underwear - East Aurora High (suburban Chicago): Several seniors were banned from attending graduation "as punishment for participating in an end-of-the-year prank last week that involved spray painting school property, stealing a statue of the Tomcat mascot and hanging underwear adorned with printout photos of administrators' faces in front of the building.... The damages have cost the district $1,700,"

Baby oil on floor - Omaha Burke High School: Students spread baby oil on the school's floors, resulting in injury for one teacher. "The principal of Omaha Burke High School underwent knee surgery Tuesday for an injury she suffered when she slipped on baby oil spread by vandals on the school's floors... Officers had caught five 18-year-olds inside the school, where 20 locker doors had a glue-type substance put in their locks and where the floors and stairs were coated with baby oil.

Flat tires - Jefferson High School (New Jersey): "a high school prankster deflated the front tires of 24 school buses parked at a Weldon Road compound Tuesday, but district officials weren't laughing as they were forced to cancel classes for more than 3,600 students... In addition to the tire damage, the vandals left behind another clue: The numbers "06" spray-painted on one of the buses."

Alcohol allowed - Daniel Hand High School: "Parents of high school seniors received a letter from Daniel Hand High School, with official letter head, concerning the upcoming prom. Included,a policy about drinking that it was allowed!... Principal Barbara Britton acted immediately to get the word out that this letter was not authentic posting a message on the school's website saying: "Let me assure you that underage drinking and the serving of alcoholic beverages is not permissible at the senior prom or any sponsored school event."
Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jun 19, 2006


so I am currently a sophmore and I plan to do a large prank evry year bit senior year. Then they will blame the seniors and not me. I plan as one of my pranks to hijack the school intercom system and play cricket noises through it. The sound would gradually increase in volume and then be punctuated by something like rapid gunshot.
Posted by me  in  Arroyo Grande California  on  Thu Mar 06, 2008  at  02:28 AM
A few years ago, the senior class, set loose 3 chickens in the school with thenumbers 1 2 and 4

they searched for the 'missing' number 3 the whole day, only to discover that it did not exist

Not so funny ones- bleach balloons
keyed cars
oiled staircases (resulting in pregnant teacher loosing her baby)
sliced tired
Posted by katie  in  honalulu  on  Sat Mar 15, 2008  at  10:13 AM
I have you all beat, I bombed my high school with TP and paintballs from a plane for our senior prank, it made the accotiacted press and CNN. Cost me a lot in everysense of the word, but it is a hell of a story.
http://m.freep.com/news.jsp?key=62635
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?contentBlockId=18007d37-9486-49e4-b47b-88c23faa8483
Posted by CJB  in  Farmington Hills, MI  on  Fri Mar 21, 2008  at  11:31 PM
i'm pretty sure the prank at Daniel Hand HS was a copy of the prank done at Boiling Springs High School, Boiling Springs, PA in 2003. A few seniors stole the school letterhead and crafted a letter that was sent to parents of gradating seniors. The letter first spoke of legitimate topics, like senior night and class dues. The last paragraph said that "prom season was approaching and students would most likely participate in wreckless physical behavior. In response to this, the school would be providing a limited number of hotel rooms for students to use as they wish after the prom. In each room would be a Condom Care Package. The Condom Care Package would include condoms, personal lubricant, spermicide, etc. Donations would be greatly appreciated. Please contact so-and-so in the HS office."
We ended up in the NY Times and on MTV. It was pretty much the best prank ever.
Posted by Bubblers  in  Boiling Springs High School, Boiling Springs, PA  on  Tue Apr 01, 2008  at  12:57 AM
ide rather be at home giving my girlfreind a rim job then doing a senior prank..thats juts me tho oh oh
Posted by reynolds  in  portland oregon  on  Wed Apr 02, 2008  at  02:58 AM
so i'm heading the senior prank this year, and i've picked up a few good ideas from those of you commenting. thanks(:

but i want something BETTER.

something considerbly cheap, takes an hour or so, and doesn't require that many people. and no destructive pranks!

if you think you've got any great ideas, email me! .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

thanks(:
Posted by Jesse  in  So Cal  on  Wed Apr 09, 2008  at  03:04 AM
last year we painted handycap signs in the parking lot, most were still there last time i remember smile
Posted by AKS  in  NC  on  Fri Apr 11, 2008  at  01:26 PM
My class last year snuck into the school at night, drew a chalk figure on the ground in the courtyard with caution tape around the area and ketchup stains around the area. The whole school got freaked out
Posted by Anonymaus  on  Sun Apr 13, 2008  at  11:44 PM
Me and about 4 friends got a fog machine and fogged up 2 classrooms the day after finals. In the first room, we fogged up the whole room and put candy and some other stuff on the desks as a congratulatory gift for a job well done on our finals. In the next room, we fogged up the room, dressed in all white, and stayed near the walls. When my class tried to enter the class, my friend pushed a kid in, who got scared of anything and one of us grabbed him and scared him shitless. He screamed and scared everyone else. We did it to a couple more people until the fog came out. It was hilarious. The kid (he was a boy) screamed like a little girl and almost shat himself. We didnt get into any trouble though, seeing as we got permission from the two teachers and principal
Posted by Joe  on  Sun Apr 13, 2008  at  11:54 PM
i would walk around a lockers and hit them with my fists and girls would moan like their getting fucked the teachers would rush in the hall and be like wtf? and we stop instantly and the girls cover it up by being bitches talking to their friends and looking at their mirror in their locker pointing to their face haha
Posted by FrankTHEtank  on  Sun Apr 20, 2008  at  09:55 PM
tongue laugh ha ha ha ha iam setting up a school prank for my school to
Posted by rica montero  in  south west  on  Mon Apr 21, 2008  at  12:47 PM
The best prank(for my school at least) was what the seniors did the year before i graduated. They dug up the football field and planted hundreds of trees. And to my school the football field was "sacred ground" and never to be pranked on. HAHA
Posted by Donald  in  Virgina  on  Tue Apr 29, 2008  at  05:30 PM
someone put superglue the principals chair and them glues it to the floor. tongue wink All around the school condoms, boxers, and bras were super glued all over! lol snake
Posted by Renee  in  New York  on  Sun May 04, 2008  at  10:13 AM
rub vaseline over the hand rails so that everyone's hands will be slimy for the rest of the day. Then put water and feathers on the floor and when people slip they'll have feathers stuck to thier hands
Posted by Renee:)  in  Almond New York  on  Sun May 04, 2008  at  11:31 AM
release 500 crickets then let 20-30 chickens looses per floor.
they will go crazy. My bff can help she lives on a farm
Posted by Courtney  in  Hamburg NY  on  Sun May 04, 2008  at  11:45 AM
A funny prank would be is put penis ballons in the halls so many it is hart to get in and the put condoms on the groung for the charm. Just kidding and rent the oscar rental car and put it in the school
Posted by Unknown  on  Tue May 06, 2008  at  08:14 PM
Our senior class wants to take gasoline and spell out class of 2008 at night then light it on fire
Posted by Yodie  in  Burnside,IL  on  Wed May 07, 2008  at  02:18 PM
Exchange every item except desks from two different rooms preferably from different ends of the school or different levels. make sure to keep everything the exact way it was so that if that teacher went into the room it would be the exact replica of how their room was.
Posted by DC  in  North Dakota  on  Fri May 16, 2008  at  02:35 AM
for our class prank we released 18,000 ladybugs throughout the school and cracked 30 eggs onto each bleacher so they cooked in the sun and then forked the feild infront of them
Posted by mary elizabeth wheeler  on  Sat May 24, 2008  at  10:43 PM
our senior prank in '06 was rearranged the palm harbor univeristy high school to "seniors rule biatch" so far its been the best prank at our 12 year old school..

i hav an idea of super glueing xl magnum condoms to the ground...i need more plz!!!
Posted by Brett  in  Palm Harbor  on  Wed May 28, 2008  at  08:56 PM
they gave wedgies to all of the nerds in the 6th grade
Posted by lindsie  in  wy  on  Thu May 29, 2008  at  12:19 AM
My school's senior class never did anything that would hurt someone other than their pride. (1) It was tradition that on your birthday your friends would give you a big bouquet of balloons to carry. On my friends birthday, we filled condoms with helium and she was able to carry them for about fifteen minutes before they got taken away. (2) Checking the school manual / rulebook on parking, we found that parking on the running track was not specifically banned. All seniors parked on the track that day, and now it has become a tradition. (3) We bought a big "gift basket" of porno and sent it UPS to the principal. (4) Food coloring in a rival school's pool. Bonus, it was maroon, our school color. this happened just before a swim meet (5) at graduation the school band played the march of the empire (star wars) (6) someone broke toothpicks off in most of the water fountains for an eye squirting surprise. (7) The one I had a hand in, as I was one of the sound engineers, at the end of the last performance of the last musical. AC/DC's Hell's Bells began to play. (8) a fake newspaper was printed and distributed called the falcon fryer with stories that the onion would be proud of. (9) choreographed all at once, the entire third period lunch threw paper wads of wet toilet paper into the balcony where all of the detention kids were sitting. (10) everyone hid beachballs under their gowns and after graduation they shot them skyward and everyone played beachball for about 5 minutes to celebrate. (11) Changed the startup .wav files in the library to random stuff. Especially the Dr. Who theme, but as random as spongebob quotes.
Posted by Chris  in  Paddock Lake, WI  on  Mon Jun 09, 2008  at  05:56 AM
TIRES

for our senior prank of 08

out of tahoma high school in maple valley


took some 350 old used car tires. and put one in each parking spot of a side parking lot at the school. so when students came in the next morning there was no where to park. the ganators had to pick up all the tires from the lot and put them in a big pile that took up 3 parking spot and was about 10 feet high,
Posted by chad, chris, ricky  in  tahoma high school  on  Fri Jun 13, 2008  at  02:52 AM
okay, me and my friends are NOT yet in high school.. so this is what we have planned
we are going to have a rally where everyone in the senior class would have a major party all night long and then sleep in tents in the back of the school. Then we would wake up really early, leaving everything there and leave. leaving all the trash tents and everything there for the school to pick it up.

(or plan 2)
we would get into the school, and put maple syrup all over the place like on the floors and everything.. and making it IMPOSSIBLE to get into there and be able to have school.
Posted by wouldnt you like to know?  in  disney world. :)  on  Sun Jun 22, 2008  at  02:56 AM
im in my last yr of high skool n us seniors r trying 2 figure out wat we wanna do 4 our senior prank ne suggestons ??????????????????????????
Posted by tamara  in  nanango  on  Wed Sep 03, 2008  at  10:33 PM
The best prank I've ever seen was at my high school...they hoisted two portapotties onto the building's roof and painted "08 is the shit!" on them.
Posted by Brian  in  King George High School  on  Wed Sep 24, 2008  at  08:21 PM
good ideas but most are just stupid or over the top
Posted by john doe  in  england  on  Wed Oct 08, 2008  at  01:11 AM
Oh, this one is the best. We got FOUR chickens, right? and numbered them 1, 2, 3, and 4. Once the administrators found three of them, they just assumed that the fourth didn't exist (I wonder why...).

The fourth was found dead weeks later, but that's beside the point.
Posted by Joe  in  Kansas City  on  Mon Oct 13, 2008  at  08:30 PM
my class put 10 cows on roofs (all different school buildings) and died all their fur neon colors '08 and numbered them 1, 2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 and the people went crazy trying to find 8. then we stuck forks in the ground. people turned everything possible upside down (the entire caf was upsidedown and all classrooms and some people walked on their hands.) people of course spray painted all over the place and sillystringed and egged and the usual. and last but not least we emptied the pools and poured all the water in the staff parking. it totally flooded. it was awesome. nobody got in trouble with the law either!
Posted by Sofia  in  bhs (BEST high school--ever)  on  Mon Jan 05, 2009  at  05:47 AM
School has an auto phone calling system. Soon will hack the system and program to auto call all (bus drivers, students, teachers, etc) to cancell school the day before sighting, some utility problem.
Posted by Unknown  in  Lake Charles, LA  on  Mon Jan 19, 2009  at  10:39 PM
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