Leave it to a group of Bored Teenagers to execute a generally harmless but perfectly diabolical prank on their high school principal.

The pre-paid mariachi band was apparently waiting for Santa Barbara High School principal John Becchio when he arrived at his office at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Video of the prank shows Becchio (he's the one dressed up as Friday Night Light's Coach Taylor) trying to act casual while a four-man band respectfully, but determinedly followed him down a school hallway, softly playing the whole time.

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The band actually only followed Becchio around for an hour, but if nothing else the video proves that the children really are our futureā€”at least our future in decent pranking.

School administrators loved it too, posting the video to its YouTube page and putting out an official statement saying, "It was a senior prank that delighted students and staff."

[h/t UPI]