LAGO VISTA, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The Lago Vista Independent School District has cancelled school throughout the district for Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1 due to the spread of the influenza virus.
Lago Vista ISD made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday, January 30.
"This closure will help decrease the spread of the influenza virus by ensuring that those who are infected remain at home," the post said. "We appreciate the hard work and extra hours being put in by our custodial staff to thoroughly disinfect all buses and spaces, which will continue during this closure."
The two days will not need to be made up by students because there are a sufficient number of instructional minutes built into the school district's calendar to allow for this closure.
All school-related activities for Thursday and Friday, including evening activities, will continue at the discretion of the activity sponsor, according to Lago Vista ISD.