October 16, 2017
DepEd Memorandum No. 158
NATIONWIDE SUSPENSION OF CLASSES AND WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ON OCTOBER 17, 2017
Bureau and Service Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads
All Others Concerned
1. As announced by the Office of the President through the Office of the Executive Secretary, classes at all levels, both public and private, as well as work at all offices of the Executive Department, shall remain suspended on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
2. However, all urgent activities in the Department of Education recommended by organizing units to proceed shall continue as scheduled, subject to notification by said organizing units of their participants.
3. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.
LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES