DepEd: Christmas Vacation Will Officially Start on Dec. 15. Classes Resumes Jan. 2, 2019

Christmas vacation 2018

To give students and teachers enough time to spend Christmas with their families, the Department of Education (DepEd) has adjusted the school calendar to allow for an earlier and longer Christmas break. In a directive to public and private elementary and secondary schools, Secretary Leonor Briones announced that the Christmas break for this school year will start on Dec. 15, a week earlier than the original Dec. 22 schedule. “We have been listening to the suggestions of the Senate, the Executive, the Congress, and the parents,” said Briones on the…