updated 6/22/2007 8:54:13 PM ET 2007-06-23T00:54:13

Nineteen high school seniors are planning to hold their own ceremony, after their school banned them from the official graduation today for touching off a bomb scare.

The students will still get their diplomas.

But, they are facing felony charges for duct-taping alarm clocks to the walls of Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, New York.

The clocks were supposed to go off during class. The students say it was just a prank.

Motion detectors at the school caught them in the middle of their plans.

The teens are facing more than a year behind bars on charges of placing a false bomb and trespassing.

Fifteen have entered not-guilty pleas.

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