Title: Mount Pleasant Christian School Temporarily Closes Due to Severe Flu Outbreak
Blount County, Nov. 13, 2022 – Mount Pleasant Christian School, located in Blount County, found itself grappling with an alarming surge of flu-like symptoms among its students, prompting administrators to take immediate action and temporarily close the school until Wednesday, November 15.
In an official statement posted on the school’s Facebook page, the decision to close Mount Pleasant Christian School was announced, citing the significant number of students experiencing flu-like symptoms. The closure, initially planned for Monday only, has now been extended to Tuesday, November 14, with the school ceasing all aftercare services during this period.
Acknowledging the presence of both sick students and staff, the school’s statement highlighted its unwavering commitment to ensuring the well-being and safety of all its students. Mount Pleasant Christian School prides itself on its dedication to fostering a healthy educational environment that supports both academic and physical growth.
The closure was not a decision taken lightly, but was made out of an abundance of caution to prevent any further spread of the illness among the student population. School administrators, in close consultation with healthcare professionals, deemed it necessary to allow students adequate time to recover and curtail the outbreak within the school premises.
While the current situation has disrupted the normal learning routine, the school is optimistic about reopening and resuming classes on Wednesday, November 15. Teachers and staff are working diligently during these days to ensure a clean and healthy environment for the students’ return. Should there be any changes or additional precautions required, the school will promptly inform parents and guardians via its social media channels.
Mount Pleasant Christian School urges parents to collaborate closely with healthcare providers and encourages all students to follow proper hygiene practices, such as frequent handwashing and correct coughing etiquette, to prevent the further spread of the flu.
As the community rallies together to support the affected students and their families, we hope for a swift recovery and return to normalcy for all those impacted by the recent outbreak. Mount Pleasant Christian School remains dedicated to prioritizing the health and safety of its students, and we look forward to their speedy recovery and successful continuation of their education.
For the latest updates and developments, please continue to refer to Mount Pleasant Christian School’s official Facebook page, where the school will provide any further announcements or changes to the reopening date.
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