Alton, Mo (KAIT) - The Alton R-4 School District is being forced to close their doors because of excessive absences due to flu-like symptoms.
The school will be closed Thursday October 29th, Friday October 30th, and Monday November 2nd.
According to Holly Reese with the school district, a high number of absences have been reported because of flu-like symptoms.
While the students are out, the school will be sanitized according to state regulations in order to off-set any spreading of germs.
The school will re-open under normal a schedule on Tuesday November 3rd.