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2009-06-05 15:06:50

Six high school seniors in Brookfield, Wis., will not be at their graduation ceremony because they built a swing set on their school's roof, an official says. Superintendent Matt Gibson said the Brookfield East High School students were arrested for the senior prank and received three-day suspensions that will include Saturday's graduation event, Milwaukee's WTMJ-TV reported Friday. Nate Hoaglund, one of the students punished for the prank, insisted the joke did not result in anything being...

2009-05-29 12:57:28

Pranksters slipped a photo of a girl clutching a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer into the yearbook of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., officials say. The faculty had no idea the picture was included until yearbooks were handed out to students this week, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. It's clearly defiant and subversive and intentional, says spokeswoman Laura Blair. Principal Linda Yonke did not consider the prank harmless.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.