The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 11/12/2017

PTO Corner

Order Your Yearbook!

Please click this link to purchase your 2017-2018 Yearbook: http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1057474/Dwight-D-Eisenhower-Middle-School/

8th Grade Information

  • Parent yearbook ads may be purchased between now and December 17th. No parent ads will be accepted after December 17th. Please check your email for more information.
  • Information was emailed to parents/guardians on November 1st regarding graduation diplomas. Please make sure you read that email and follow the instructions. Your input is needed by Friday, November 17th.
  • Questions? Please email: tambrose@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us

Mark Your Calendar

  • Monday, November 13: Shine Bright Astronomy Night at Catena, 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Tuesday, November 14: Winter sports begin
  • Tuesday, November 14: Board Meeting @ 8:00pm, Board of Education Administrative Offices, 384 West Main Street, Freehold
  • Friday, November 17: Gertrude Hawk Chocolates orders due
  • Wednesday, November 22: Early dismissal
  • Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24: School closed
  • Thursday, December 7: Make up picture day
  • Friday, February 2: Pocketbook BINGO!

Food Drive

The Eisenhower Words of Wisdom Club and the Eisenhower Student Government are co-sponsoring a food drive in partnership with Fulfill (formerly referred to as the Monmouth and Ocean County Food Bank) thru Friday, December 8th.


Please find listed below the food drive data collection by grade/division...


6th Grade = 213


7th Grade = 198


8th Grade = 744 (1st Place as of 11-6-17)


Staff = 267

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Total Canned/Packaged Goods Donated: 1,422/Goal of 3,500+ Canned Goods/Packaged Goods = Attained 40.6% of goal


Students and parents may drop off donations in the front portion of DDES in the boxes marked by grade level and staff may do so in boxes marked across from our mailboxes. Our school is participating in the annual program initiative and we look forward to another successful food drive. Last year, the Eisenhower Middle School was one of five schools in Monmouth and Ocean Counties combined to net donations of 5,000 pounds of food to the food bank. Thank you for your willingness to combat hunger in our local and surrounding communities.

CPR/AED/First Aid Training and Certification

Be prepared to save a life!


The Freehold Township Education Foundation is proud to sponsor life-saving CPR/AED/First Aid Training and Certification on Friday, December 1st at 6 pm.

This comprehensive class is ideal for teachers, parents, grandparents and students age 12 and older, and will cover Adult, Pediatric and Infant CPR, AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and First Aid.


For more information or to register, please see the attached flyer https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_W8bJaOvpNXZ1NNVXZscDI4UWtnZ1RIMEp0Q2VIU0N2RnhJ/view?usp=sharing or visit www.ftefnj.org.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School

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