Flu outbreak forces Wheaton school to close

October 30, 2009 5:13:43 AM PDT
A small outbreak of H1N1 flu has forced a suburban school to close on Friday.Wheaton Academy was already going to be closed Monday and Tuesday for parent teacher conferences so officials figured it was best to cancel classes today.

A school spokesperson says it's a strictly a precaution.

While absences are higher than usual, they are still less than 10 percent of the school population.

Classes will resume on Wednesday.