The Generals' Update
Your Guide to DDE Events & Announcements: 12/3/2023
A PEEK INTO THE LIFE OF A GENERAL
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
- Monday, December 4th: 8th Grade Graduation Gown order due!
- Thursday, December 7th : Winter Band Concert , 6:00pm and Chorus Concert, 7:00 pm
8th GRADE INFORMATION
GRADUATION GOWN ORDERS-DEADLINE IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 4th!
Please send in the form with your order ASAP! If you plan on using a sibling or friend's gown from a past graduation, please indicate that on the form and send in as well. The representative from Kilbourne & Kilbourne will be measuring all graduates during their study on Tuesday, December 12th.
DIPLOMA NAME FORM
We will be using the Genesis Parent Portal for you to verify how you would like your son/daughter's name displayed on his/her graduation diploma. Please follow these instructions:
- Log on to your Genesis Parent Portal account for your 8th grade student.
- The DDE Student Names for Diplomas form will pop up as a required form. You will not be able to access the portal until the form is complete.
- Enter your child's name. At a minimum there should be a First Name and Last Name. Middle Name, Initial, and/or Suffix may be included as well.
Please note, once the form is submitted, you cannot go back and make changes. Diplomas will be ordered based on the information you provide.
DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THE FORM IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2023. If we do not receive a completed form for your child by December 15th, we will use his/her first and last name as listed in GENESIS.
FREEHOLD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Please use the link below for all deadlines/dates.
MCVSD CAREER ACADEMIES
The Monmouth County Vocational School District also offers many high school opportunities. All information and due dates can be found in this 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR information packet.
ATTENTION 8th GRADE PARENTS:
Space is running out for Recognition Ads! Make sure you get yours before space runs out. The sale ends Dec. 16th, or until space runs out, whichever happens first. Please keep in mind, purchasing an ad does not include the purchase of the yearbook. That is a separate purchase. Click this link to be taken to the Josten Website
The 2023-2024 Yearbook is available for purchase for $55.00.
Reserve your copy today!
Pocketbook Bingo Info
We are hard at work to make sure that our biggest fundraiser of the year is a huge success. We need help from you! We have a few ways you can help.
You can choose to sponsor one of the Bingo Games, or purchasing an ad in our program by making a donation using this FORM.
You can solicit businesses to help us by donating items or sponsoring the event with our solicitation LETTER.
You can donate towards our Grade Level Baskets.
If you want to help us in any way, please reach out to our chairperson, Tracy Healey. Thank you!
Please visit the PTO website to connect with them and the most up to date information. https://ddepto.membershiptoolkit.com/
GENESIS Parent Portal
If you are having issues with your parent portal, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent/Guardian can make most changes/edits to email addresses, phone numbers, or adding emergency contacts.
Any other edits, please email to the same address as indicated above.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE MAIN OFFICE
All lattes, chai teas, refreshers should be enjoyed at home as they are not permitted in school. Thank you in advance for making sure any Dunkin' treats are enjoyed in the car prior to arriving in school!
Questions regarding visitors, early pick ups, absences, etc. please refer to ourSTUDENT ATTENDANCE NOTE.
Office staff emails:
Mrs. DiStasi, principal's secretary: email@example.com
Mrs. Loges, office assistant: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Diver, guidance secretary: email@example.com