Lapeer schools close due to potential threats of violence

Lapeer Community Schools cancel classes for remainder of year due to potential threats of violence, end of world rumors

Published On: Dec 19 2012 10:07:41 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 19 2012 10:44:19 PM EST
LAPEER, Mich. -

The Lapeer Community Schools district has canceled classes for the remainder of the year due to potential threats.

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The superintendent posted a letter to the district's website which cites potential threats of violence against students and "rumors connected to the Mayan calendar predicted end of the world on Friday."

Read: Superintendent's letter

School is canceled for both Thursday and Friday, including all extracurricular events.

Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 7.

View: Complete school closings list