Hatton Elementary Closed Friday Due to Illness

Posted on: 4:41 pm, November 21, 2013, by , updated on: 09:54am, November 22, 2013

Image: MGN Online

Image: MGN Online

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.