The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 12/21/2018

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

The General's Update is going on holiday break, too! The next edition of The General's Update will be sent on Sunday, January 6, 2019. We wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season! We look forward to seeing our Generals on Wednesday, January 2, 2019!

Congratulations to Mrs. Marinos, DDE's Teacher of the Year!

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Conference Information

Following is information on our upcoming parent/teacher conferences:

  • Conference letter: http://bit.ly/2L9KJd0
  • Directions for scheduling conferences: http://bit.ly/2EgP791
  • Lost and found: During conferences, please stop by the Cafeteria to check lost and found. Anything left after conferences will be donated.

Buy a Yearbook Today!

Don't miss out on this year's yearbook for $45! Follow the link to purchase your yearbook today! http://bit.ly/2K4MFmQ

PTO Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction

Save the Date: 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction!

We're very excited to announce DDE's 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019!Past events have supported funding for school-wide educational assemblies, honorariums for the many afterschool activities, scoreboards for the gym, teacher grants, and much more for our children to learn from and enjoy. Please see the attached for more information: https://bit.ly/2v78WMI

Thank you for your support!

PTO Corner

  • Next PTO Meeting: Thursday, January 3, 2019 @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center
  • We are still in need of bagel sale volunteers! If you are able to help out, please email ddeptofreehold@gmail.com
  • Whenever you shop on Amazon, please use this link to go through AmazonSmile. A portion of each eligible sale will go to the Eisenhower Middle School PTO! Happy Shopping, Generals! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2634420

Academic Support

Mr. Sammy offers Academic Support, which includes assistance with homework, organization, and review after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Please see the flyer here: http://bit.ly/2qtBMln. Please see the January 2019 calendar here: http://bit.ly/2GqcTlr.

Attention 8th Grade Families!

High School Entrance Exam Information:

Student IDs for High School Entrance Exams have been created and may be found in Genesis under the documents tab, or you may print out your child's Genesis Demographic page which should include school name, student name, school year, and picture. Either form will need to be signed by one of the Eisenhower Guidance Counselors in order to be accepted.


If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance Office at 732-431-3910, Option 3.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Friday, December 21, 2018: Early Dismissal - Winter Recess Begins
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019: District Reopens
  • Thursday, January 3, 2019: PTO Meeting @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center

Important Links

Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School

The mission statement of the Eisenhower Middle School is to encourage children to reach their unique potential and to empower them to become lifelong learners.