Cleaning crews spent all night scrubbing the walls and surfaces of the building. Officials say between 70-80 students all showed the same symptoms this week – stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting. The Health Department said the symptoms are similar to a norovirus, but a spokeswoman said they’re not ready to say that’s what it is until they finish the investigation.
They’re tracking back what the students ate in the previous 72 hours. Talks around the school has been about breadsticks in the cafeteria are to blame, but the Health Department said they’ve found no evidence of that. Symptoms, they added, usually take 24 hours to develop.