Byron Center Charter School Principal Thomas Berriman has announced that the school will be closed on Friday, February 5 due to a "massive virus outbreak."

In an announcement to Byron Center Charter School families, Berriman said:

There has been a very nasty virus going through the building the last 24 hours, and hit especially hard today. We have had a dozen or so students out sick and another half dozen became ill today. To ensure that this virus does not spread any further, Byron Center Charter will be closed Friday, February 5. This will give our cleaning crew enough time to disinfect the building in preparation for next week. The Field Trips scheduled for Kindergarten and 7th grade will be re-scheduled for a later date to be announced. If you have any questions please let me know.