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Flu Forces Closure Of Oklahoma School District

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School district closed due to flu outbreak. School district closed due to flu outbreak.
Newkirk, OK -

Peckham School in Newkirk, Oklahoma, has canceled classes Tuesday due to an outbreak of the flu. 

Superintendent Gary Young said 20 percent of the students at the pre-kindergaten through 8th grade school have been out sick for the last two weeks. 

Staff will spend Tuesday disinfecting the entire school. It has not yet been determined whether classes will resume Wednesday.

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