Students will have an early Christmas break this year after Education Secretary Leonor M. Briones signed Department Order No. 049, series of 2018 which amends the start of Christmas break from Saturday, December 22, 2018 to Saturday, December 15, 2018. Said Order, however, states that December 15 shall remain a class day intended for school activities.
The Order signed today, November 28, 2018 amends DepEd Order No. 25, series of 2018 and further underscores DepEd putting value on the importance of spending time with the family. Read it in full below.