A School in Franklin Co. Is Forced to Close Due to Number of Sick Teachers

Franklin Co, VA - A small Christian school in Franklin County got an extra day off after several of the teachers became ill Monday.

Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy was closed for the day because three of the nine teachers there had to call in.

One of the school's 55 students was also sick.

The Christian School is located near the Westlake area of the county off of Highway 122.

The school's principal says the extra day off was just precautionary and said the illnesses ranged from flu-like issues to a sinus infection.

School is expected be back open and back to normal Tuesday.

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