With the current weather disturbance reached public storm signal warning number three, PAGASA had warned the country, especially the entire Luzon where the current Bagyong Santi will landfall.
With this information in hand, the static rule of Department of Education (DepEd) rule about suspension of classes for October 12, 2013 can be use.
Please see the below official guidelines from the DepEd about the automatic cancellation of classes for all school levels.
Storm Signal No 1 suspends classes in kindergarten
Storm Signal No 2 suspends classes in elementary and high school
Storm Signal No 3 suspends classes in college, including graduate school and government offices
The above guidelines was in effect through Executive Order No. 66 s.2012 signed by President Benigno S. Aquino last year 2012.
The DepEd however stated that in the absence of storm signals, the local government units have the full discretion about the cancellation of school classes in their respective municipality.