October 15, 2017
DepEd Memorandum No. 157
NATIONWIDE SUSPENSION OF CLASSES AND WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ON OCTOBER 16, 2017
Bureau and Service Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads
All Others Concerned
1. In view of the transport strike and as advised by the Office of the President through the Office of the Executive Secretary, all classes nationwide from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in both public and private schools are suspended on Monday, October 16, 2017.
2. Similarly, work at all offices and levels of the Department is suspended on the said date, with a memorandum circular therefor to be issued by the Office of the President.
3. However, all urgent activities on the said date recommended by organizing units to proceed shall continue as scheduled, subject to notification by said organizing units of their participants.
4. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.
LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES