HATTON, Ala. (WHNT) – Hatton Elementary School will be closed Friday because a number of students are ill.
Lawrence County Superintendent Heath Grimes said several dozen students have a stomach bug/vomiting. He said approximately 70 students were sick on Thursday, out of approximately 350 total at the school.
Grimes said the school’s staff wanted to use the three-day weekend to give everyone a chance to get better.
Friday’s closure only affects Hatton Elementary. Grimes said all other Lawrence County schools are open.