Ohio high school closed 2 more days due to odor

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GALLOWAY, Ohio (AP) -- A central Ohio high school announced it will close Thursday and Friday, meaning students will have missed a week of classes due to an odor that made several feel ill.

Officials say they still don't know what caused the smell at Westland High School in Galloway, with no tests showing the presence of a chemical, environmental or system-related hazard.

A South-Western City schools spokeswoman said Wednesday the district doesn't want to rush the investigation and so school will remain closed at least until Tuesday.

The school was first evacuated Monday morning, and about a dozen students and staff who felt nauseated or dizzy were checked at hospitals as a precaution.

The district has hired experts in air quality and building mechanical systems to investigate.