The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 3/7/2021

This Week's Schedule

  • All students will be virtual this week.

Please refer to Mr. Dickstein's letter, sent home on Friday, for further information.


As we are fully virtual this week, be sure to complete the COVID check list each day. Also, please remind your son/daughter 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.
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GENESIS ALERTS for Parents/Guardians and Students

Did you know you can receive email, or text alerts when grades are updated in Genesis?

  • Go to the Message Center in your parent portal.
  • Click on Message Alert Setup.
  • Check off any email address and phone number you would like alerts to be sent to.

Please see example below.

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8th Gr.Students-High School Information

FRHSD Information regarding sibling waiver:


Link to the AVID application for the 2021-2022 school year can be found here:


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

Please use the following link to reserve your copy:

Help Support PACE!

Receive a 40% discount for tickets to HERSHEY PARK and have tons of fun all while supporting PACE! Tickets are valid April 2, 2021 - January 2, 2022. PACE will mail tickets on or before the week of April 19th. Please use the link below to order tickets. Payment can be made through Venmo (@Michaela-Lamp, last 4 digits of phone # 5705)

Link to Hershey Park Ticket order form:

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:

Technology Issues?

If you have technology issues, please email Mr. Goldstein at

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

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!

  • Tuesday, March 9TH: Board of Ed Meeting 7:00pm-Adopt Tentative Budget
  • Thursday, March 18th: Spring Sports Forms Due

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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.