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NO FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES CLASSES ON APRIL 8, 2024 DUE TO HIGH HEAT INDEX

In response to the soaring heat index, several areas in the Philippines have announced the suspension of face-to-face classes, taking a proactive step to ensure the safety and well-being of students. This decision affects a number of cities and provinces, with specific guidelines tailored to local conditions. The adjustments to the school calendar are a strategic response to the extreme weather conditions forecasted for April 2024.

  • Naga City, Cebu (public schools only until April 14)
  • Banga, South Cotabato (afternoon classes in public and private schools until April 30)
  • Polomolok, South Cotabato: Elementary to Senior HS (Until April15, Afternoon Classes)
  • Talisay, Cebu (public schools only until April 14)
  • Liloan, Cebu (public schools only until April 12)
  • Tupi, South Cotabato: Elementary to Senior HS (Until April 12, Afternoon Classes)
  • Sto. NiƱo, South Cotabato (afternoon classes in public and private schools until April 8, 2024)
  • Tantangan, South Cotabato: Elementary to Senior HS (Until April 15, Afternoon Classes)
  • Tboli, South Cotabato: All Levels Public and Private (Until April 12, 2024)
  • Bago City: All Levels Public and Private (Until April 8, 2024)
  • Norala, South Cotabato (public and private schools, every Tuesday and Thursday until April 12)
  • Saranggani Province: All Levels Public and Private (Until April 19, 2024)
  • Lapu-Lapu City: Primary to High School (Until April 12, 2024)
  • Sultan Kudarat: All Levels (Until April 15, 2024)

These measures reflect a growing concern over the impact of climate change on daily life, particularly in regions prone to experiencing severe heatwaves.


The decision to suspend classes is not taken lightly, as it involves a complex consideration of factors including educational impact, parental concerns, and logistical challenges. However, the overriding priority is the health and safety of students. Schools and local governments are working together to minimize disruption, providing guidelines for remote learning where possible, and ensuring that the educational process continues despite the extraordinary circumstances.

 The situation serves as a reminder of the broader challenges posed by climate change, prompting communities to adapt and prepare for increasingly unpredictable weather patterns.
NO FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES CLASSES ON APRIL 8, 2024 DUE TO HIGH HEAT INDEX
NO FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES CLASSES ON APRIL 8, 2024 DUE TO HIGH HEAT INDEX


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