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Boise School Officials: Borah Students Involved in Capital High Vandalism

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Graduation for Boise's Borah High School is slated for Friday, May 29, but a shadow has already been cast over the legal fate of some students as school officials investigate whether a senior prank may have spiraled into a criminal act.

Officials with the Boise School District confirmed late Thursday that dozens of students were in trouble in the wake of vandalism at Capital High School—including a spray-painted fence, glued locks and damage to athletic equipment. The acts of vandalism were allegedly committed by up to 60 students from Borah High School and possibly other schools.

KTVB-TV reports that school officials are mulling internal punishment, including possible suspensions, and even criminal prosecution.

"We believe it's very serious," district spokesman Dan Hollar told KTVB, adding that some seniors were involved. "The schools are used not only by the school district and our students and staff, but they're owned by the community and so when you have that type of vandalism occur, it really is a vandalism to the community as a whole."