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Otterbein Elementary School Closed

Otterbein Elementary School in the Benton Community School Corporation has been experiencing a high rate of absenteeism due to flu-like symptoms and gastroenteritis like symptoms.  This has only affected Otterbein Elementary at this time.  Benton County health officer, Dr. Victor Bentinganan, has ordered that the school be closed until Monday, January 27, 2020.  The students are being dismissed today, January 23, 2020 at 1:30 pm and all after school activities are canceled through the weekend.  Classes are scheduled to resume on Monday, January 27, 2020 at normal time.