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    Governor Dewine orders all schools to remain closed for the remainder of the year. DCS will continue distance learning and the meal program through this time. Thank you.

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Athletic Director

Kent Smelser
Athletic Director


Kent Smelser is entering his second year as Athletic Director at Delphos Jefferson. Kent had previously been at Van Wert for 37 years with the last 20 as Athletic Director. Kent taught physical education at Oakwood Elementary for one year in 2017-2018.

Kents wife Jill is an office manager and they have 4 children, Kyle and wife Taylor, Katie and husband Kit, Morgan and husband Jacob, and Michael as well as 2 grandchildren, Palmer, Boone.

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