Mellen, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Schools in Mellen, WI will be closed Friday due to high absenteeism.
School officials said parent-teacher conferences scheduled for Thursday night have been cancelled.
Policy requires classes to be cancelled Friday.
The Mellen School District posted the following statement on their website:
"In order to maintain a healthy environment for our staff and students the following activities/school days have been cancelled:
-Thursday parent/teacher conferences
-Thursday evening’s junior high basketball game
-School on Friday, November 11, 2011
-Before and after school program will be cancelled on Monday and Tuesday"
Posted to the web by Alyssa Kroeten