KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Custodial crews are doing a deep clean at Clearwater Creek Elementary, a day after officials announced the building would be closed due 25% of students and staff being out with illness.
On Wednesday, Principal Nate Kremer said that more than 150 students and staff were absent.
In a letter to families, Kremer said custodial crews are disinfecting the building, including common touch points.
In addition, the school's HVAC system will be adjusted to provide more outside/fresh air an additional air changes to spaces in the building.
Kremer said the school will reopen on Monday, Oct. 31.