Due to a widespread number of illnesses among staff and students of both stomach-related illnesses and influenza and other flu-like illnesses, Village East Elementary School will be closed all day tomorrow, Friday, December 21st. This includes all before- and after-school care and activities. These illnesses are highly contagious, and even though extra efforts have been made to clean the school, risk of illness and spread of illness still exists. The Cherry Creek School District and Tri-County Health Department worked together, and the school district made the decision to close the school out of an abundance of caution and concern for the entire Village East community. We do apologize for this inconvenience. The health and safety of our students and staff is always our number-one priority. Please note: winter break programming will still run as scheduled.