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Class Suspensions: Still no classes August 10 2012, Friday in several areas

Thursday, August 9th, 2012 | Announcement, NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

Suspension of classes are still being enforced for Friday, August 10, 2012 in several areas within Metro Manila and nearby provinces, especially in the northern Luzon, Philippines.

The class suspensions were brought about by flood in some areas. A lot of classrooms were also being used as evacuation centers.

Some schools, colleges and universities has already declared that classes will resume on Monday, August 13.

Below are some of the areas and schools that were declared to have no classes tomorrow. The following list is displayed in alphabetical order.

ALL LEVELS

  • Caloocan
  • Malolos, Bulacan
  • Marikina
  • Muntinlupa
  • Navotas
  • Pampanga
  • Parañaque
  • Pasay
  • Pasig
  • Pateros
  • Quezon City
  • Rodriguez, Rizal
  • San Juan
  • Taguig

PRESCHOOL-HIGH SCHOOL

  • Makati
  • Malabon
  • Mandaluyong
  • Manila (public only)
  • San Mateo, Rizal (public only)
  • Tanay, Rizal
  • Valenzuela

SCHOOLS

  • Adamson University (until August 11)
  • Arellano University (preschool to high school only; college level only suspended in Mandaluyong and Malabon branches)
  • Assumption College (all levels)
  • Ateneo de Manila, AGS, AHS, LS, ASMPH, AGSB, and ASOG (Ateneo Law School will resume classes on August 10)
  • Centro Escolar University (all campuses)
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran (until August 11)
  • Claret School
  • De La Salle University, Taft, Makati Extension, and Ortigas Extension (classes will resume on August 13)
  • Far Eastern University – Manila, FEU East Asia College, Makati, Cavite, Diliman
  • FEATI University (university day)
  • Harvester’s Mission International School
  • Malabon City University
  • Malabon Polytechnic Institute
  • Miriam College (office work not included)
  • National Teachers College
  • San Beda College of Arts and Sciences – Manila, Taytay
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • St. Paul College, Pasig
  • St. Paul University, Quezon City
  • Trinity University of Asia (until August 11)
  • University of Asia and the Pacific
  • University of the East (Manila and Caloocan)
  • University of the Philippines Integrated School (classes will resume on August 13)
  • University of Santo Tomas (until August 11)
  • Valenzuela City Polytechnic College
  • World Citi Colleges
  • Xavier School – Greenhills, San Juan

*LIST BEING UPDATED AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE INFO.

Last updated August 9, Thursday, 8:51pm

Class suspensions for August 9 2012, Thursday

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 | Announcement, NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

Class suspensions for Thursday, August 9, 2012 were released at 5:04 p.m. today. No classes was declared for tomorrow due to the inclement Philippine weather.

Below is the list of schools and areas were classes are suspended for tomorrow. The list will be updated based on announcements made by the different schools through social media.

PRESCHOOL-HIGH SCHOOL

‎Valenzuela City (public & private)

ALL LEVELS

Makati (public & private)

Pateros (public & private)

SCHOOLS

Arellano University (classes & office work)

De La Salle University – Taft, Makati Extension, Ortigas Extension (classes, office work to resume Monday, August 13, 2012)

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela

Trinity University of Asia (all levels)

University of the East – Manila & Caloocan (classes & office work)

University of Santo Tomas (all levels)

Valenzuela City Polytechnic College

*LIST BEING UPDATED AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE INFO.

Last updated August 8, Wednesday, 5:08pm

Suspension of Classes, August 8 2012, Wednesday

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 | Announcement, NEWS, Philippines with 1 Comment

Philippine authorities announced suspension of classes in several areas in Luzon for Wednesday, August 8, 2012.

Due to heavy rains and flooding, Wednesday classes were suspended as early as 5 p.m. today, August 7.

There will be no classes in areas listed below. (The list was taken from ANC News Facebook page)

ALL LEVELS
Batangas
Bulacan
Cainta, Rizal
Caloocan
Cavite (entire province)
Laguna
Las Piñas
Makati
Mandaluyong
Manila
Marikina
Muntinlupa
Navotas
Pampanga
Parañaque
Pasay
Pasig
Pateros
Quezon City
Rodriguez, Rizal
San Juan
Taguig
Taytay, Rizal
Valenzuela

PRESCHOOL-HIGH SCHOOL
Rizal (entire province)

*LIST BEING UPDATED AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE INFO.
Last updated August 7, Tuesday, 8:17pm

Class Suspension Guidelines: Under Executive Order 66 and DepEd Order 43

Friday, June 1st, 2012 | Announcement, Philippines with No Comments »

To avoid any confusion when there is a weather disturbance, Philippine President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III has signed Executive Order 66 last January 9 that sets the guidelines on the suspension of classes.

President Aquino’s guidelines contained in the Department of Education Order 43 indicates that all classes in the following levels, both public and private, will be automatically suspended if the storm signal warning raised is:

Signal No. 1 – Pre-school level
Signal No. 2 – Pre-school, elementary and secondary levels
Signal No. 3 – Pre-school, elementary, secondary and tertiary levels

The DepEd order required that announcements of the cancellation or suspension of classes be made not later than 4:30 a.m. of the same day or not later than 11 a.m. for classes and work in the afternoon.

Crystal Lagoons Corp. has largest outdoor pool in San Alfonso del Mar resort (Photo)

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 | BUSINESS, LIFESTYLE, Travel, World with No Comments »

San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile owns the Crystal Lagoons Corp.‘s world’s largest outdoor pool.

San Alfonso del Mar resort's Crystal Lagoon
San Alfonso del Mar resort
Image Credit: Crystal Lagoon’s Corp.
The $1.2 billion Crystal Lagoon measures over half of a mile long or about 3,323 feet and was constructed for five years. It has an annual maintenance cost of over $3 million.

Crystal Lagoon is also the world’s deepest pool at 115 feet. It is being filled with 66 million gallons of sea water directly taken from the sea using filtration method.

The San Alfonso del Mar resort pool is even larger than 20 Olympic-sized pools measuring 164-by-82-feet. It is six times bigger than the Orthlieb Pool in Casablanca, Morocco.

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