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Half of Texas high school suspended after prank with plastic forks

They forked this up.

Half the graduating class at a Texas high school was suspended and had their senior privileges revoked over a prank that involved sticking plastic forks into the school field, a local news outlet said.

About 40 students were involved altogether – but some went into Comfort High School at night and spread balloons and saran wrap inside, News 4 San Antonio reported.

“It was a harmless senior prank that all of us parents knew 100% what was going on,” parent Hope Jay told News 4.

Pictures posted by reporter Morgan Burrell on Twitter included a photo of a mounted deer head rearranged to be crooked and other mischief.

The valedictorian and salutatorian were among the high performers in the class that were in on the shenanigans and now suspended. Parents are complaining the field forkers and those that went in the school are facing the same discipline.

School administrators didn’t comment to the station. The situation has prompted the social media hashtag #freetheforkingseniors.

SUSPENDED❗️ Half the senior class at Comfort High School has been suspended after participating in a senior prank last week. The extent of the damage? See the pictures below ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/OrDHmPfxE8

— Morgan Burrell (@Morgan_Burrell) May 20, 2021

Mom Shannon Tonroy told News 4 some parents thought the school’s punishment was a revenge prank itself.

“You know, they, they, you know, the kids go in and prank them while they turn around and prank the kids,” Tonroy told the station.

“And that would have been absolutely fantastic, a great way to have dealt with it.”

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