Waukesha School District cancels classes Monday after multiple fatalities in Christmas parade

Five people are confirmed dead and more than 40 were injured after a driver sped his car into the crowd at the Waukesha Holiday parade Sunday evening.
By: | November 22, 2021

The Waukesha School District has canceled all classes for Monday, November 22 after multiple people were killed and more than 20 injured at the Waukesha Christmas parade Sunday.

Police say the driver plowed their red SUV into the parade route just before 4:45 p.m. Sunday. A person of interest was arrested Sunday night, according to police.

“As a result of this situation, school will be canceled on Monday, November 22, 2021, for all students in grades 4K – 12,” the school district said in an email Sunday night. “Additionally, the District will have additional counselors available during the school day at all buildings for all students that may be in need of support services.”

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