An elementary school in Red River Parish is closing due to the flu.
Red River Parish Schools Superintendent Alison Hughes announced Thursday that Red River Elementary School will be closed Friday, March 8.
The school is cancelling all classes due to a large number of student and teacher absences being attributed to the flu or flu like symptoms.
This is for Red River Elementary only and all other Red River Schools will be open.
Custodial and Administrative staff will be working to sanitize the building.
Parents are also encouraged to sanitize your child’s backpack and lunchboxes.
If your child has fever, please do not allow them to return to school until they have been fever free for 24 hours.