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Eastern Hancock to clean schools, hold e-learning day amid high illness, absence rates

Eastern Hancock High School. (Photo from Video Provided/Eastern Hancock Schools)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Wednesday will be an e-learning day for Eastern Hancock Schools due to “very high absence and illness numbers,” the district announced on Facebook.

The day will be used to clean the elementary, middle and high schools, Superintendent David Pfaff told News 8.

Staff and students have experienced bronchitis, strep, Influenza A and Influenza B, the district said.

All after-school events except boys basketball and a county wrestling match were canceled Tuesday night. All events for Wednesday are canceled.