Suspension of Classes — DepEd Announcement (October 11)

According to state weather agency PAGASA, Bagyong Ramon threatens Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao. In fact, as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, six areas were already placed under Public Storm Warning Signal No. 2; 17 areas are under Signal No.1.

Based on the Department of Education's policy, classes in the kindergarten/primary level are automatically suspended if Storm Signal No. 1 is up.

Suspension of ClassesIf there's Signal No. 2, automatic suspension of classes in kinder, elementary and high school is imposed.

Signal No. 3 means classes in all levels including college and post graduate studies are automatically suspended.

The education department in its Twitter account (@DepEd_PH) made the following updates:
  • Dinagat Islands: Prov'l Gov't suspends classes in kindergarten and elementary today, Oct 11, due to TD Ramon.
  • DepEd_PH: Siargao & Surigao City now on signal no 2. Classes suspended in kindergarten, elementary and high school. Oct 11, 2011.
  • DepEd_PH: Sig 1: ESamar WSamar Leyte Bohol Biliran Camotes NCebu NNegros NIloilo Capiz Masbate Ticao Surigao Siargao Agusan Del Norte Dinagat Camiguin
More updates about suspension of classes due to Bagyong Ramon will be added here upon availability.

Media Updates:
  • ANCALERTS ABS-CBN News Channel: “RT @rod_bolivar: Class suspended at Igpit, Opol in Misamis Oriental after flood water enters the classrooms.”