Vernon ISD closes campuses for second time due to widespread illness

Vernon ISD closes campuses for second time due to widespread illness
This photo is from a previous time Vernon ISD closed campuses due to a high volume of sick students and faculty members.

VERNON, TX (TNN) - Another Texoma area school district is closing due to a high number of sick students and faculty.

According to a post to the Vernon ISD Facebook page, due to the high number of students and staff being out Thursday because of illness the district would not have school on Friday.

Campuses will be disinfected for the second time this year. Extra curricular activities will still take place. The closure will not affect the wrestling tournament or the baseball game scheduled for Thursday night.

The softball team will play in a tournament Thursday but are withdrawing on Friday and Saturday. Powerlifting has canceled its meet for Thursday night.

A school board meeting to cancel the school board election is still on for noon on Friday. Students will return to school on Monday.

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