Battle Creek Central High School students wait to cross Van Buren Ave., after school ended for the day Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Battle Creek, Mich. Dozens of Michigan schools canceled

 

              Battle Creek Central High School students wait to cross Van Buren Ave., after school ended for the day Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Battle Creek, Mich. Dozens of Michigan schools canceled
Battle Creek Central High School students wait to cross Van Buren Ave., after school ended for the day Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Battle Creek, Mich. Dozens of Michigan schools canceled classes for thousands of students to cool off rumored threats of violence and problems related to doomsday scenarios based on the Mayan calendar, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Battle Creek Enquirer, Robert Youngs Jr.)