St. Cloud school cancels classes in flu outbreak

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Catholic school in St. Cloud has cancelled classes for Thursday and Friday due to a large number of students being out sick.

The St. Cloud Times reports (http://on.sctimes.com/Tzq29n ) the decision by St. Katharine Drexel administrators after 52 students missed school Tuesday. Their letter to parents said many of the children had flu.

Principal Erin Hatlestad said the number of students out sick was unprecedented.

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