Juneau school closed as student awaits virus test results

Gastineau Community School in 2013. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

Sayéik Gastineau Community School will be closed Friday, Mar. 13. School officials were notified on Thursday that a student was tested for “multiple viruses.” They are still waiting for the results.

The school district emailed parents Thursday evening saying they’re closing the school and canceling all after-school activities and meetings as a precaution. And, so that they’ll be able to clean the school and gather more information.

All of the other schools in the district will operate on normal schedules Friday, according to the email.

Sayeik: Gastineau was notified late today that a student at the school was tested for multiple viruses and is awaiting…

Posted by City and Borough of Juneau on Thursday, March 12, 2020
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