Flu closes Bonham schools for a week

Bonham ISD announced Tuesday that all campuses will be closed from Jan. 17 through Jan. 23 because of the flu outbreak. Classes will resume Jan. 24.
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BONHAM, Tex. (KXII) -- Bonham ISD Superintendent Dr. Marvin Beaty said Tuesday that all campuses in the district will be closed from Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Tuesday, Jan. 23 because of the flu.

Staff and students will return to their regular schedules on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

Beaty said all Bonham ISD campuses have experienced an increase in the number of confirmed cases of influenza.

Local health officials have recommended a full 7 days to stop the cycle of spreading influenza.

All home school-related activities for this time period, including evening activities, will be canceled or relocated.

Bad weather days will not be used for this time off and days will not have to be made up.

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