The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events and announcements: 10/31/2021

YOUR WEEKLY PEEK ~ LIFE OF A GENERAL

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE


  • Thursday, 11/3 and Friday, 11/4: No School


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

Therapy Dogs Are Back!

As part of our continuing efforts to support our students, Eisenhower Middle School will be hosting therapy dog visits this year. It is a voluntary program that gives students the opportunity to interact with trained registered therapy dogs while at school.

Please see the attached letter if you wish to have our child opt out. https://bit.ly/3CrGTWx

School Photos

School photo orders are expected to delivered this week. Once they are delivered, they will be distributed in homeroom.


Make-ups/re-takes will take place on Wednesday, November 10th.

WINTER SPORTS

The WINTER SPORTS season begins November 16th. There are 3 parts necessary for completion.


All paperwork/forms must be completed by November 2nd.


1. Click on the link to complete the Consent for Athletic Participation for the student's sport of choice.


2. Complete the following forms found in the Genesis Parent Portal:

  • Athlete Health History Update-Winter 2021 (Must be completed for each season)
  • Athletes Concussion
  • Athletes Opioid Fact Sheet and Video
  • Athletes Sports-Related Eye Injuries
  • Athletes Sudden Cardiac Death Pamphlet


3. Complete and submit a Sports Physical and a Covid Clearance Form (if applicable). For information regarding requirements for WINTER SPORTS Physicals please use the following link: https://bit.ly/3aDSQw7

CALLING ALL 8TH GRADE STUDENTS!

Important information regarding some high school opportunities you may wish to explore with your child can be found here! These are optional programs your child may have an interest learning about.


Freehold Regional High School District-Magnet and IB Programs.

Please see the following letter from the FRHSD as it pertains to their Magnet program opportunities. There are direct links full of information for you to click on and browse with your child. Letter to 8th Grade Parents_Guardians Class of 2026.pdf



Monmouth County Vocational School District-Program Information

If your child is interested in one of the Monmouth County Vocational School District Academies including High Tech, Bio Tech, MAST, Allied Health and Communications please visit their website https://www.mcvsd.org/admissions/career-academy-admissions/


2021-2022 YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are on sale!!

Get them for the lowest price of the year!

NOW $40!!

This is a $10 savings if you order before 10/29.

Order ONLINE

PTO CONNECTION

PTO Website

Visit the NEW DDE PTO website for all up to date information regarding membership, volunteer opportunities, fundraising, and more!

https://ddepto.membershiptoolkit.com/


NEW Spirit Wear Sale!!

Holiday sale! Please see flyer for details: https://bit.ly/3vUa6XC


Bagel Sales

  • Students can purchase an individually wrapped regular bagel daily. Choices are plain, cream cheese, butter.
  • Daily Options at the door (CASH ONLY)
    • Bagel - $2.00/each
    • Water - $1.00/each

STAYING HYDRATED!

Students are encouraged to bring in water bottles to stay hydrated throughout the day. Until the cafeteria begins a la carte sales, water bottles will be available for sale-$1.00/bottle.

FRONT OFFICE NEWS

Please use this link for information from the front office.

https://bit.ly/3ELX56J

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.

LUNCH

For the 2021-2022 school year lunch will be provided to all district students, regardless of eligibility. Please refer to the letter sent home to all families: https://bit.ly/38FBqOD. Those who would like to participate in this program should complete the survey attached to the above referenced letter. If you have any questions, please email Aly Williams at awilliams@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us.


Lunch options will be provided and served grab-and-go. A la carte items will not be available at this time. There will not be any sale of individual water or milk. Students will be sitting at desks in the cafeteria and 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.

TECHNOLOGY ISSUES?

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Wednesday, November 10th: Picture make-up day
  • Tuesday, November 16th: Board of Ed. meeting, 7:00 pm
  • November 19th, 22nd, 23rd: Conferences

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Need to translate the Genesis Parent Portal in 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.

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.

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