ASHE COUNTY, N.C. -- Ashe County Schools reopened Monday after a flu outbreak led to classes being cancelled Friday.

  • 452 students missed school in Ashe County
  • 30 teachers called out
  • Classes resumed Monday after being cancelled Friday

Superintendent Phyllis Yates says 452 students were out sick from the system's five schools and early learning center.   

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Additionally, 30 teachers also called out sick. 

Yates said the schools were deep cleaned before classes resumed. 

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