Cebu City Schools ready for limited face-to-face classes on Monday, but not for immediate full face-to-face classes

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd)-Cebu City has a pending request to its regional office to allow schools in the City to implement a blended learning modality beyond August 31, 2022. Bernadette Susvilla, the…

DepEd: Students who get COVID-19 during in-person classes to be excused

Daphne Galvez 08/16/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — Students who contract COVID-19 once face-to-face classes start will be excused from their classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday, August 16, 2022. DepEd spokesman Michael Poa was responding to the query…

73 minors rescued for violating curfew in Talisay City

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventy-three minors were rescued during the first night of implementation of the curfew for minors in Talisay City. Most of these rescued minors were found staying and playing inside computer shops, said Police…

Talisay police form teams to implement curfew for minors starting tonight

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four composite teams will start roving around Talisay City to implement the curfew for minors starting tonight, August 15, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Police Station, said that…

Curfew is on for minors in Talisay

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minors in Talisay City, Cebu will no longer be allowed to go out of their houses starting at 10 p.m. and until 4 a.m. the next day. Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas announced…

CCPO beefs up security preps for face-to-face classes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All 11 police station commanders in Cebu City are directed to coordinate with their respective barangay and school officials in securing the opening of the face-to-face classes this August 22, 2022. However, strengthening…

COVID-19 outbreaks unavoidable during face-to-face classes — OCTA

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 08/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines – With the resumption of face-to-face classes starting soon, independent COVID-19 monitor Octa Research warned that possible COVID-19 outbreaks in schools can’t be avoided. Octa fellow Dr. Guido David said that schools should have policies…

DepEd Mandaue exec: 63,000 kids already enrolled

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/11/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Some 63,000 students have already enrolled in the different elementary and secondary schools here for the incoming school year. Dr. Nimfa Bongo, superintendent of the Department of Education in Mandaue City (DepEd Mandaue…

Central Visayas: 1.4M enrollees and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two weeks before school year 2022 to 2023 starts, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is more than halfway in reaching its target number of enrollees. As of Monday, August 8,…

DepEd-7: Booster dose for students not required

Morexette Marie Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said COVID-19 vaccination status will not be a prerequisite in face-to-face classes, even among students. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, DepEd-7 director, reiterated that students are not…

Rama to push for simultaneous start of face-to-face classes in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants to meet with the heads of the different public and private schools, as well as the university administrators, to discuss the possibility of having a uniformed schedule…

Unvaxxed teachers can still teach face-to-face, says DepEd-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There will be no discrimination among vaccinated and unvaccinated teachers who want to teach in a face-to-face setup, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) assures. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, director of DepEd-7,…

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