A joint decision between the School District of Rhinelander and the Oneida County Health Department, in consultation with the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, announces the closing of Pelican School due to the high incidence of a variety of illnesses among students and staff. Presently, the two main illnesses immerging are gastrointestinal and upper respiratory with fever. The school will remain closed from Friday December 13, 2013 through the weekend. The school will reopen on Monday December 16, 2013. All co-curricular activities are canceled in conjunction with this school closure. Please read the Media Release for details.