LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Two Arkansas school districts are cancelling classes on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, due to illness within the districts.

Gurdon School District posted a status on Facebook claiming the flu virus has resulted in a high percentage of students being absent.

But basketball games scheduled for Feb. 8 & 9 will go on as scheduled.

McCrory School District also posted a status on their Facebook page about cancellations. Friday, Feb. 9 will be an AMI day.

The district will be disinfecting the buildings over the weekend. Classes will resume on Monday.