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Graduation Will Take Place At Roseville High School Despite Fire

Chris Nguyen / News10.net
 

Chris Nguyen / News10.net

Friday, May 30, 9 a.m.: Roseville high school students will gather Friday morning for a graduation rehearsal...just a day after two students were arrested, accused of setting a fire that destroyed the school's graduation stage and part of the football field. 

The 17 and 18-year-old students were arrested on suspicion of arson, felony vandalism, and conspiracy.

The Roseville Joint Unified School District has repaired the damage to the field and rented a replacement stage so that graduation can go ahead as scheduled this evening. It estimates the cost to repair the damage at 100-thousand dollars.

Thursday, May 29, 1 p.m.

Roseville police officers arrested two students Thursday for setting a fire that destroyed Roseville High School's graduation stage and part of the football field.

Two members of the senior class were arrested Thursday on suspicion of arson, felony vandalism, and conspiracy. The students are 17 and 18-years-old and were scheduled to graduate Friday.

The school has been working all day to repair the damage to the field. A replacement stage has been rented so that graduation will go ahead as scheduled tomorrow. 

The Roseville Joint Unified School District's preliminary estimate to repair the damage is $100,000.

Roseville Police and Fire responded to the arson at about 1:20 a.m. this morning.