DepEd chief to teachers: keep Christmas party simple

Principals and teachers especially in public schools were reminded over the weekend to keep their upcoming Christmas parties simple.

Education Secretary Armin Luistro issued the reminder after receiving complaints from parents of high fees for the event, radio dzBB reported Sunday.

Luistro was quoted in the report as saying Christmas parties should be austere and simple, with no need for fancy preparations.

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He added he had received information that some parents were complaining this early about schools collecting fees for the party.

As early as 2010, Luistro had suggested that the entire school community instead help in the preparation of a simple Christmas party.

This would make the party become more meaningful and special, he said.

He added such active involvement will "reveal a deeper understanding in the true meaning of this season—love, friendship, and a strong support system among the community members.”–KG, GMA News

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