The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events and announcements: 3/27/2022

YOUR WEEKLY PEEK - THE LIFE OF A GENERAL!

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

  • Friday, April 1st: All Shore Band Auditions, 4:00-9:00 pm.

For a comprehensive view of all sports, activities, and events, use the DDE Calendar of Events.

POCKETBOOK BINGO!

We are excited to announce that POCKETBOOK BINGO was a great success this past Friday!

A special thank you to the PTO and especially the chair, Mrs. Tracey Healey.

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8th GRADE NEWS & INFORMATION

GRADUATION PORTRAITS

Kids at Heart Photography will be on hand, Tuesday, April 5th from 4:00-7:00 pm to take your child's graduation portraits. All students are encouraged to have a photo taken. No appointment necessary. No purchase necessary. Students are asked to bring their personal graduation gown for their photo.

PTO CONNECTION

PTO SPIRIT WEAR SALE!



The Scholastic Book Fair Needs Helping Hands in April!

Thank you to the parents who have already signed up to volunteer for the Book Fair!

We still need lots more helping hands! There are 20 time slots to fill--please consider helping us put on a successful book fair! Here is when we need help:


  • April 4, 2:30 to 4 PM: Book fair set up! ALL SLOTS FULL--THANKS!

  • April 5 to 7: Book sales during the school day! Many time slots still open! Please see Class Schedule if you’d like to coordinate your time with your child's visit to the fair!

  • April 5, 4 to 7 PM: Evening Book Fair for Families! A couple of volunteers are still needed!

  • April 8, in the morning: Pack up the books for pick up! Volunteers still needed!

We can’t do this without your help! If you can volunteer, please click the link to sign up:


Volunteer


If you can volunteer for multiple shifts, please do so. (It will reduce the number of times we orient volunteers on the cash registers.) Please reach out to Maria Sorensen at maria.d.sorensen@icloud.com or text to 973-454-9650 if you have any questions or if you need help signing up online.


Thank you for making this event a success and for helping us bring the Book Fair back to DDE!!


REMINDER: Bagel Sales happening daily!

Plain, butter, and cream cheese bagels available.


  • Bagel with water $3.00
  • Bagel only-$2.00


See the latest PTO Weekly Newsletter-3/22/22 for the most up to date information regarding upcoming events and fundraising opportunities.


PTO Website

Visit the DDE PTO website for all up to date information.

https://ddepto.membershiptoolkit.com/

LOOKING FOR DONATIONS

A project is underway at Eisenhower to create water bottle holders for every student desk. This project requires empty wipes containers to see it through. These could be from baby wipes, cleaners, etc.


Please consider sending in your cleaned out empty wipes containers to help us meet our goal. Empty containers can be brought to the main office. Thank you for your support!

2021-2022 YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks on sale for $45

Order ONLINE

TECHNOLOGY ISSUES?

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

STAYING HYDRATED!

Students are encouraged to bring in water bottles to stay hydrated throughout the day. Water fountains are available for students to refill.


Water bottles are available for sale-$1.00/bottle in the main office.

HOW TO REPORT A STUDENT ABSENCE DURING A PANDEMIC

If your child will be absent from school, you must call the attendance line to report the absence. Please state the following:
  • Your child's name
  • Grade
  • State the reason for the absence with specific symptoms. NOTE: Students with symptoms consistent with Covid-19 will be excluded from school per the NJDOH guidelines.


REGULAR ABSENCES

All other absences must be followed up with a parent/guardian, or medical note. The note must include child's name, date of absence(s) as well as reason for the absence. For your convenience, you may use the District Attendance Note containing approved excusable absence reasons.

LUNCH

Lunch information for the 2021-2022 can be found here: https://bit.ly/38FBqOD. Any questions, please email Aly Williams at awilliams@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us.


As a reminder, students may remove their mask once they have their lunch and seated at a desk. Once they are finished eating, masks should be put back on.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • April 5th: 8th Grade Graduation Portraits 4:00-7:00 pm in the STEAM CENTER.
  • April 5th-7th: Book Fair
  • April 12th: Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 pm

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