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GO or NO GO: Flu related closures

By Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg

There will be no school in the Taylor County School District on Thursday, January 11, and Friday, January 12, 2018, because of low attendance due to the flu outbreak. With no school on Monday in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King observance, students will be back in class no earlier than Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The school calendar will not be affected because the flu day closures means students will completing assignments at home, according to the school's website:
"SCHOOL CLOSED JAN 11th & 12th: Taylor County School District will be closed on Thursday, January 11th and Friday, January 12th due to low attendance numbers because of wide-spread influenza. Students are to complete Cyber Snow Day #1 for Thursday, January 11th, 2018 and Cyber Snow Day #2 for Friday, January 12, 2018. Instructions for Cyber Snow Days can be found on the front of each Cyber Snow Day folder and/or the information inside of the folder. Please contact your child's teacher or school directly with any questions. School will resume on Tuesday, January 16, 2018."
The same situation exists in the Campbellsville Independent School District, where classes are dismissed due to the flu on Thursday, January 11, and Friday January 12, 2018, and will be closed in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 15, 2018. (See Calen McKinney's full details on the CIS closing: Campbellsville Schools out Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 due to illness

This story was posted on 2018-01-10 17:36:31
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