Henry Defer Intermediate School News


  In response to recent Ebola Virus concerns nationwide, we have attached a link below from the Portage County Board of Health that gives detailed information regarding the transmission, signs and symptoms, risk of exposure, treatment, and prevention of the virus.
In the event that any concerns regarding this virus arise in the future in Portage County, our district officials would work closely with the Portage County Health Department and area-wide health departments to determine further courses of action. If you have any specific questions regarding the ebola virus, please contact the Portage County Health Department at 330-296-9919 or

Portage County Health Department Eboal Virus Public Information Letter
Portage County Health Department Ebola Information Flyer

A Message for parents about Ebola


The Streetsboro City Schools
Rocket Review is now available please use the link below

October 2014 Rocket review

The link will also be available on Mr. Daulbaugh’s Twitter feed https://twitter.com/Streetsboro_Sup


Connect with Superintendent Michael Daulbaugh via Twitter

Mohican 2014

Please visit our photo gallery for over 50 pictures of the 6th grade outdoor education camp at Mohican, which was held from October 13-15!


Defer Intermediate School has gone paperless by scheduling parent-teacher conferences online.  This year, conferences will be held on Thursday, October 23 and Thursday, October 30 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Please click below for more details, including how to book your time!

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August/September Students of the Month

Congatulations to our first 2014-2015 school year students of the month for August & September.  These students were celebrated at our first "Blue and Gold" assemblies of the year this past week.  Winners receive a certificate, t-shirt, Sonic coupons, and a pizza party with Mr. Basel and Ms. Zenker.  Please check our Photo Gallery for pictures & click below for the list of students who were honored...

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October Food Drive

With "Compassion" being our Character Education focus for the month of October, Defer students are encouraged to bring in canned goods and/or non-perishable food items to benefit the Streetsboro Community Pantry...

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Jim "Basketball" Jones


We were lucky enough to have a visit from Jim "Basketball" Jones on Friday September 26.  The school assembly was a kick-off to National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month.  Jim discussed character and putting others in the spotlight.  It was an amazing show and we hope you enjoy this short video of our assembly.  Also, please check a special Jim "Basketball" Jones album in our Photo Gallery!


Pop Tab Collection

Defer students are encouraged to bring in pop can tabs to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Akron.

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

See Mrs. Hepburn, Ms. Copthorne, and Mr. Basel accept the Ice Bucket Challenge....complete with bucket drumming & chanting!



Notice to Parents

Notice to Parents from Federal Court about the Opportunity to Object to the Release of Educational Data

Court Ruling Documents

Calendar & Events

Featured Content

2014-15 School Start/Stop Times


2014-15 Bus Routes


New Online Fee Payment System

Information Letter

Master Plan
Master Plan Presentation