Madame Amiri’s Grade 1 French class is less crowded than usual.
There has been a noticeable amount of absentees lately, as there have been in the entire elementary school.
“It is definitely probably more than we’d experience during the COVID time,” said Despina Michakis, principal of Dunrae Gardens Elementary.
Michakis says the school has had some cases of COVID-19, but they’ve especially noticed an increase flu cases.
It’s been hitting students here over the last few weeks, as well as staff.