North Carolina high school students pour cement in toilets as ‘senior prank’

A group of North Carolina students have gotten themselves into trouble after pouring cement in their high school’s toilets as part of a “senior prank”.

The Alamance-Burlington School System announced on Friday It has launched an investigation into the stunt at Williams High School that caused thousands of dollars in damage.

According to the district, students broke into the Burlington school sometime Thursday night and poured the mixture into several toilets and urinals.

photos of the evidence obtained from WGHP shows toilets, now unconnected to plumbing, with the bowl filled with a thick, gray layer of cement. There were tennis balls in a toilet bowl.

In total, the damage amounted to more than $4,000.

While the case may be difficult to solve, the district warned that “those responsible may be charged and suspended.”

Williams High School in Burlington, NC
The school district said students were given “entry” into the high school overnight Thursday.
Alamance-Burlington School System/Facebook

If those caught are seniors, they may lose their hopes of attending their graduation ceremonies, the district said.

ABSS said it is also investigating incidents of senior pranks at all five other high schools.

According to the district, students ransacked classrooms, sprayed graffiti and threw eggs, among other acts of vandalism. Maintenance crews were busy cleaning up the mess on Friday.

“We believe in celebrating milestones in a responsible and respectful way, without crossing the line and doing harm,” the district said.


JACLYN DIAZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JACLYN DIAZ joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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