Mellen Schools Closed Friday

By KBJR News 1

Mellen Schools Closed Friday

November 10, 2011 Updated Nov 10, 2011 at 4:45 PM CDT

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