The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 2/28/2021

This Week's Schedule

Our school day remains to be a four hour day, 7:40-11:40am. This is just a reminder of the safety precautions we employ each day:


  • All students are reminded to wear a mask from the time they enter the school bus and/or school grounds until the time they exit the bus and/or school grounds.
  • Students will be required to use hand sanitizer prior to entering the building.
  • Students will utilize a plexiglass barrier on their desks; the barriers will be sanitized each evening.
  • We will continue to encourage social distancing whenever possible.
  • All parents/guardians are reminded to complete the Covid Daily Parent Form each morning.
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Safety Booster

If your child rides a bus, please remind him/her that a mask must be worn properly for the entire duration of the bus ride. This helps us keep all the children on the bus safe.

Remember~

If your General attends virtually, please remind him/her to appear on camera to be marked present for class.


This is just a reminder that while our eight period day concludes at 11:40 am, instruction runs through the afternoon in the form of office hours, small group instruction, and intervention. We encourage you to take some time to review your child's schedule to ensure he/she takes advantage of all educational opportunities available to him/her.

8th Gr.Students-High School Information

FRHSD Information regarding sibling waiver: http://bit.ly/3jaglAB


Ranney School-Scholarship Opportunity

Please see link for information regarding the T. Thomas Fortune Merit Scholarship

http://bit.ly/3a7O3ng

Yearbooks

2020-2021 DDE Yearbooks can be purchased directly through Jostens' website.

Please use the following link to reserve your copy: https://bit.ly/2SWiAuL


Get your photos in the yearbook!

The Yearbook Staff invites you to submit photos for consideration to be included in the yearbook. See flyer below for instructions.

PTO Corner


Please see the following from the Eisenhower Middle School PTO:

DDE Masks

The PTO has a limited supply of DDE masks available for sale. If you are interested in purchasing one, please use the following link: https://bit.ly/2HWFkbL

Technology Issues?

If you have technology issues, please email Mr. Goldstein at sgoldstein@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us

Breakfast & Lunch Available for all students

Just a quick reminder that the district is offering breakfast & lunch, at no cost, for every enrolled student, regardless of need. If you aren't already receiving the meals and would like to, please fill out this brief survey. Meals are available for all students for pick-up on Mondays between 12:00pm - 6:00pm behind the C.T. Barkalow School at Door No. 8. Students eligible for Free/Reduced lunch are eligible for delivery if requested. The application for Free & Reduced lunch can be found here.

Attendance UPDATE!

It is important you call the attendance line at 732-431-3910, option 1, for the following reasons:
  1. To report your child absent if he/ she is neither well enough to come to school nor attend school virtually.
  2. If your child is not feeling well, and he/she is scheduled to attend school in person, please keep your child home. He/she may still access school virtually and be marked present for the school day. However, you must call the attendance line to let us know.
In either case, please leave a message with your child's name, grade, specific reason for absence, duration of absence (if known), and your relationship to the student. You may also email Kristy Patmore at kpatmore@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us.

Need to translate the Genesis Parent Portal into another language?

To see your child's Genesis Parent Portal in another language:
  1. Sign into Genesis.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  3. Look in the bottom left corner where you will see the prompt to select the language, as pictured here.

Mark Your Calendar!

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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.