Several schools canceled Wednesday as manhunt continues

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Officials have cancelled school for several districts near Fox Lake as the manhunt for suspects in a police shooting continues.

Districts and schools included are:

  • Grant Community High School District #124
  • Fox Lake Grade School District #114
  • Gavin School District #37
  • Gavin Central School
  • Gavin South School
  • Big Hollow School District #38
  • Saint Bede Catholic School


A statement from superintendent Dr. Christy Sefciks: “(We) have been in communication with Village officials and law enforcement all evening.  As a result of those reports and deliberations, we have all decided that it is in the best interests of our students, the community, and law enforcement, to cancel school for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 2, 2015.”

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