#WalangPasok: Work and Class cancellations for December 2-7, 2019 SEA Games 2019 (Monday-Saturday)
(Manila, Philippines) – Based on the recommendation of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), some schools have suspended classes on December 2-7, 2019, to make way for the 30th Southeast Asian Games which the Philippines will be hosting.
The 2019 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 30th Southeast Asian Games or 2019 SEA Games and commonly known as Philippines 2019, will be the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, a biennial regional multi-sport event which will be hosted by the Philippines from 30 November to 11 December 2019.
Walang Pasok Updates: Disyembre 2-7, 2019
(As of 9:01pm, November 26, 2019) Here’s an updated list of schools that canceled classes/work on Dec 2 to 7 for SEA Games 2019:
All levels and office operations
- De La Salle University – Taft Manila (source) December 2 to 7, 2019
- De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (source) December 2 to 7, 2019
- Benilde Deaf School (source) December 2 to 7, 2019
- Arellano University School of Law – December 2 to 7, 2019
- St. Scholastica’s College – December 2 to 7, 2019
- St. Paul College Pasig – December 2 to 6, 2019
- Saint Pedro Poveda College – December 2 to 6, 2019
Apart from the class suspensions, MMDA also announced road closures, alternate routes, and chokepoint areas affected by the SEA Games 2019.
Department of Education (DepEd) Class Suspension Guideline:
- DepEd Calls on parents to determine whether their children should go to school during typhoons, floods and other calamities in the absence of official announcements from DepEd.
- In the absence of storm signal warnings, LGU are expected to announce whole day class cancellations not later than 4:30AM or half-day class suspensions not later than 11:00AM.
- Storm signal warning declared by PAGASA between 10:00pm and 4:30AM reflect the whole day cancellation of classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
- Storm signal warnings declared by PAGASA by 11:00AM automatically suspend the same day’s afternoon classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
*Suspension of classes for the tertiary level (colleges and universities) will be at the discretion of school management.
Flight Cancellations in the Philippines
(We are still waiting for flight updates from Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines.)
Weather Updates: Some Classes for Dec 2 to 7, 2019, have been canceled in some areas to make way for the Philippines hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games/ SEA Games.
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