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."


Posted on Mon Jun 19, 2006


The best senior prank idea ever:
A whole bunch of my friends duct taped the courtyard doors open and the back doors to our library open in our school. At night we used ladders to get into the courtyard and we went into the building and into the library. We pulled out all the books and layered the hallways with them!!! Our librarian was pissed!!! She had to rearrange every single book. Our hallway had three layers of books.
Posted by Jodacho  on  Sun Dec 02, 2007  at  03:35 PM
I have some ideas for senior pranks. Me and my friends once put a large amount small thread all around a classroom so that no one could notice that when they walked, there was string, the faces of the students was priceless. I also have this idea of buying a bunch of christmas tree lights and puting it all over the school, in the classroom and in the hallways,to restrict people. Does that sound creative enough?
Posted by Eder  in  New York  on  Mon Dec 03, 2007  at  10:15 AM
My entire senior class worked one week in the summer on our senior prank. We borrowed some large farming equipment and dug up the entire football feild and filled it with cement that we got from my best friend's dad. Him and all of his work friends were totally in on it. They thought it was hillarious. Anyway, the reason we did it during the summer was because it needed to dry and we didn't want to get caught. Since it was really thick and a large amount, it took about a week to dry. So we worried that we were going to get caught for a week but we didn't and it dried. Then we spray painted it our rival school's colors. About 10 days later school started. The look on the faces of the entire student body and the faculty cracks me up to this day!!
Posted by serah  on  Tue Dec 04, 2007  at  03:51 PM
WOW! Those kids who did that animal cruelty thing are soooooo stupid, they just kill themselves, that's really mean of them, it's not funny, and making people get hurt like the muffins is also stupid, before that guy could've died, you're supposed to do a prank w/o getting ppl hurt. Like last yr at my school this kid ran around the gym during the senior farewell w/spandex on
Posted by Linda  in  Connecticut  on  Wed Dec 05, 2007  at  05:32 PM
IN 2001 about ten of the graduating seniors hiked the Giant Y on the face of the mountain that is there for the collge BYU. and right next to it We made a giant P for provo Hight school. it was like 3 in the morning. but it was awesome. we had to cut through the trees on the way back down cause we could see cops on the trail below coming up on four wheelers to catch us!!! haha they didn't!
Posted by Mark  in  Provo, Utah  on  Thu Dec 06, 2007  at  11:37 AM
red face I didn't actually pull a senior prank since i got out soon enough not to ... But my lil' brother and all his friend's graduate this year so they decided it would be the thing to do.... They pushed a massive pile of snow infront of the main entrance like 7 feet tall and then they pored water on it so that the next morning it was a big pile of ICE>3
They got suspended for 3 day's and fined like 100$ each since the school had to rent a back hoe to breake all the ice up

All you can say is SHITDAMN
Posted by rachel  in  Lousiana  on  Sat Dec 15, 2007  at  11:58 PM
throwing heavy weights on the bottom of the pool would be pretty funny
Posted by Torts  in  Orland Park  on  Tue Jan 08, 2008  at  06:44 PM
What I was planning on doin is getting 3 pigs and spray paint one of them, 1, another 2, and another 4. They will think that there is a number 3 and search all over for it.

another oneis buying giants bags of glitter and putting it everywhere because glitter is so hard to get out that it will just stay there forever!
Posted by John  in  Albany, NY  on  Wed Jan 09, 2008  at  06:41 PM
when my dad graduated, him and about 15 buddies STOLE a pony from the house across from the school (The girl was a junior at the time) and put it in the VP's office... They also scattered hay all throughout the hallways.
Posted by Anonymous  in  Oregon  on  Thu Jan 10, 2008  at  12:05 AM
lol as my before grad prank i took a porn magazine and tore out some pages and super glued them to the ceiling in all the bath rooms
Posted by mitch  on  Thu Jan 10, 2008  at  01:46 PM
we had a senior prank where we broke into all the teachers cars and pulled into the school omg all the teachers were yelling because they couldn't get their cars out because we superglued the dors to the gym shut wink
Posted by derick  in  washington  on  Fri Jan 25, 2008  at  02:43 PM
Ok I love this prank my high school two years ago (I was in 4 grde)did a senior drive by and this is a annual thing so we all go out and they threw water ballons at us. But this lame thing was just a cover up and 25 kids went in through the front door but no one noticed. They then went in to all the class room's and took all the 3rd,4th, and 5th graders books that were in desks and lockers(at that school we didn't have locks on them)went into the woods behind the school and put the books in bukets and put the bukets in the trees it took us for ever to find them and the seniors had to pay for new books and had summer detention they still graduatied tho(they had to pay SOME new books because it rained and some of the books got wet the others were oddly dry).
Posted by ntp  in  a small town  on  Wed Jan 30, 2008  at  03:55 PM
u bonch of knoobs

prancs are stoopid

scol is fu leraning

stop yur folish ways

xxxxxxxxxxx lov scol
Posted by adam  in  tha fronter of the univarse  on  Thu Jan 31, 2008  at  08:16 AM
wow that thing about stealing the books was amazing i cant beleive they pulled that off!!!!! That story inspired me i'm going to the best s prank ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh and for all you dorks nerd or losers (watever you prefor)your just mad because you couldnt ever pull off a prank like these and you know it so HA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! cool hmm
Posted by me  in  no where fun  on  Fri Feb 01, 2008  at  02:59 PM
yeah we deffinitely have police liason crawling all over my school so its kinda hard to do anything. but my mom cuts the hair of the guy that owns a nearby big boy and he said he wont press charges if someone happens to steal it.
good ideas guys
Posted by Melanie  on  Fri Feb 08, 2008  at  11:11 AM
in my school they have cameras so if anyone has a good prank that wont get us caught let me know, and yes the cameras do work because i got caught walking out of class and got some dettention.
Posted by steve-o  in  virginia  on  Mon Feb 11, 2008  at  11:09 AM
Trabuco Hills High School, 98

My senior year, I was in the theater Tech groupies, we took the high density fog machine used for dances and special effects, and placed it in the air intake for the entire school, and 20 min before lunch, we turned it on and returned to class. Sure enough a few min. later when it was warmed up, and we were sittin in our seats in class, smoke started pouring into the air vents of every classroom, untill the entire school was fogged out.
I got caught, cus I was the only one with a key, but the Saturday School I was assigned as punishment, the school principal never filed the paperwork, so I left when they didnt have my name.
Posted by Drew  in  California  on  Wed Feb 13, 2008  at  09:21 PM
What we wanted to do is put detergent in the toilet cistern thingies so it froths up when flushed.
Posted by Tim  in  Australia  on  Wed Feb 13, 2008  at  11:34 PM
At my highschool last year someone got a whole bunch of mice then let them all go in one of the girls bathrooms! Can you imagine going into the bathroom then seeing mice all over the floor? That would be gross!

Another prank at my school which is really disgusting is some seniors took poop and wiped it on our school railings going into the basement so that when people would touch the railings they would touch poop. I know it is really disgusting!
Posted by Jessica  in  Colorado  on  Sat Feb 16, 2008  at  05:34 PM
we just took thousands of cups full of cooking oil and put them side by side in the hallway right up to the doors so when the teachers got there in the morning they opened the dorr and all the cups went falling over....then we took 60 portable radios and out them in the roof it took 2 days to clean up the oil and like a week to find all the blaring radios
Posted by tyler parks  in  oak harbore  on  Tue Feb 26, 2008  at  09:25 AM
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  12:28 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  08:13 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.
Posted by CJB  in  Farmington Hills, MI  on  Fri Mar 21, 2008  at  09:31 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  Mon Mar 31, 2008  at  10:57 PM
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  12:58 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)

Posted by Jesse  in  So Cal  on  Wed Apr 09, 2008  at  01:04 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  11:26 AM
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  09:44 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  09:54 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  07:55 PM
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