The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 6/2/2019

Mrs. Gambino was honored to kick off Eisenhower’s First Annual Career Day with Mayor McMorrow!

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Our First Annual Career Day was an incredible event! Thank you to all of the parents who so generously donated their time and talents to educate our students about their careers:


  • Mr. Barca
  • Mrs. Bonavolanta
  • Mrs. Camacho
  • Mrs. Gracon
  • Dr. Lemberger
  • Lt. Pasquinucci
  • Mrs. Pires
  • Mr. Richman
  • Mr. Rosen
  • Mr. Russ
  • Mr. Smith
  • Mr. Turtle
  • Mr. Vitale
  • Mr. Waitt
  • Mrs. Ward
  • Mrs. Winchman
  • Mrs. Wyatt

End-of-Year Reminders

As we come to the end of the school year, please be reminded of the following: Monday, June 17th through the last day of school on Wednesday, June 19th are early dismissal days at 11:40am. Students must be in school for the entire day to be considered present. If your child will be absent any of those days, please send in a note prior to the absence and include the following information:

  • Student Name
  • Date(s) of Absence
  • Reason for Absence (excusable reasons: Educational Opportunity, Illness, Family Illness, Death in the Family, Religious Observance, Unavoidable Medical or Dental Appointment)
  • Parent Signature

As long as you send a note prior to the absence, you do not need to call the attendance line to report the absence.


The following outstanding items will prevent the release of report cards (for all students) and graduation tickets (for 8th graders):

  • Attendance Letters – If your child has any unexcused absences, a letter for your use may be found on Genesis
  • School Books
  • Library Books
  • Sports Uniforms
  • Band Instruments
  • Chromebooks & Charges
  • Lunch Money

Important Information from our School Nurse Regarding Fall Sports @ DDE

Please see the following information from Mrs. King regarding sports for next school year!

PTO Corner

  • The final PTO meeting of the school year will be next Wednesday, June 12th @ 6:30pm in the STEAM Center. We will have our PTO Executive Board Elections, so please join us to cast your vote.
  • 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 June 2019 calendar here: http://bit.ly/2WAxj2c

Mark Your Calendar

  • Friday, June 7, 2019: 8th Grade Dance @ 6:30pm
  • Monday, June 10, 2019: 6th Grade Locker Cleanout @ 7:30am
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019: 7th Grade Locker Cleanout @ 7:30am
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019: 8th Grade Locker Cleanout @ 7:30am
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Final PTO Meeting of the School Year @ 6:30pm
  • Monday, June 17, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019: 8th Grade Graduation @ 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019: Last Day of School and Early Dismissal @ 11:40am

Important Information for 8th Grade Families

8th Grade Event Letter:


8th Grade Dance:

  • If your child will be signed out early on Friday, June 7th for the 8th grade dance, please fill out the attached form and turn it into the office PRIOR to Friday, June 7th: http://bit.ly/2HN50VO

Summer Meals

Please see the attached flyer for information on free summer meals for children and teens: http://bit.ly/30ZpbHR

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.