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Breaking News From Defiance Elementary School

Parent Resources

Please follow the link below to Online Learning Resources.

Red Ribbon Week, October 26-30

Red Ribbon Week: Defiance Elementary School will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week, October 26-30.  Students are encouraged to dress up following the themes for each day: 

Monday - “Be Brave Every Day! Say No To Drugs!!”  - Wear clothing to celebrate EVERYDAY HEROES (Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters/EMTs or Doctors/Nurses)

Tuesday - “Be Super Brave! Go To Battle Against Drugs!!” - Wear Superhero attire

Wednesday - “Be Happy! Be Drug Free!!”- Wear an outfit that makes you happy

Thursday - “Our Team is Happy, Brave and Drug Free” - Wear gear from your favorite team

Friday - “Be Happy! Celebrate a Drug Free Life!!” - Wear clothing from your favorite holiday

Frequently Requested Telephone Numbers:
Cafeteria Supervisor:  419-782-6382
Transportation Supervisor:  419-782-7091
DVA Online Questions:  419-782-0070

Upcoming Events at DES

October 19 - NO SCHOOL, Teacher Inservice Day
October 23 - End of the First Nine Weeks
October 28 - Picture Retakes and DVA/NOVA Students
November 5 - Parent Teacher Conferences (3:45 - 8:30 p.m.)

November 10 - Parent Teacher Conferences (3:45 - 5:45 p.m.)

November 25-27 - NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

*As a reminder - ALL scheduled two-hour delays have been canceled for this school year.


Defiance City Schools has central registration.  If you need to enroll your child, please visit our central office located off of Don Miller Drive in the old middle school.   You can also apply for enrollment online: http://www.defiancecityschools.org/CentralRegistration.aspx.
You will need the following information to enroll your child:
Birth Certificate
Social Security Number
Immunization Record
Custody Papers (if applicable) 
Proof of Residency (lease agreement, utility bill) 
We look forward to meeting our new Bulldogs!

Hours of Operation and Book Fees

The Defiance Elementary School day runs from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Our doors unlock at 8:45 a.m. for arrival.
Book fees for elementary students are $52.00.

Defiance City Schools Safety Forum

Summer Reading Suggestions

Defiance Elementary Library

  If you have trouble with the links on these resources

https://www.infohio.org/                             go to INFOHIO.org to navigate multiple platforms.


Multiple topics for summer reading and activities!


 Don’t forget your local public library this summer!

Phone Numbers

Elementary  419-785-2260
K-2 Fax         419-785-2261
3-5 Fax          419-785-2262

2020-2021 Class Supply Lists

Changes to Attendance per HB 410

Elementary Calendar


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