January 26, 1998 – DO 9, s. 1998 – School Calendar for SY 1998 – 1999
January 26, 1998
DO 9, s. 1998
School Calendar for SY 1998 – 1999
To:   Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Private Elementary and Secondary School Principals
1.   For the school year 1998 – 1999 the following dates and periods will be observed:
  1.  The elementary and secondary school year will begin on Monday,June 1, 1998 and end on Wednesday. March 31, 1999. It shall consist of two hundred six (206) class days inclusive of the 5-day Mid-Year Program Review and      Evaluation as per DECS Order No. 36 s. 1997;
  2.  The Christmas break will begin on Monday, December 21, 1998 and classes will resume on Monday, January 4,1999;
  3.  The secondary school summer classes will begin on Monday, April 5, 1999 and end on Saturday, May 29, 1999.
2.   In addition to regular days and special holidays authorized in Executive Order No. 203 promulgated on June 30, 1987, the observance of other school holidays will be allowed provided the minimum number of class hours and class days are observed.
3.   The dates given in this calendar will be compulsory for public elementary and secondary schools. Private schools may deviate from this calendar provided that they do not open earlier than the 1st Monday of June not later than the 3rd Monday     of June of each year and that they meet the minimum number of class days and the appropriate DECS Office is notified in advance.


4.   The 1998 – 1999 DECS School Calendar and the distribution of class .days  by month and grading period are hereby inclosed.
5.   Immediate and wide dissemination of the content of this Order is directed .


Incl.: As stated


DECS Orders: Nos. 13 and (36, s. 1997)

Allotment: 1 -(D.O. 50-97)

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