The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 4/22/2018

DDE PTO Fundraiser at Jersey Freeze on May 3rd!

Join us on Thursday, May 3rd for our last big fundraiser of the school year! Eat lunch, dinner, and ice cream with friends and family, while you help raise money for student activities and clubs! Make sure to mention you're dining for DDE! More information may be found here:

MSD Strong!

DDE is proud to have donated $147 to the Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund! Thank you for your support of this important fund.

Take Your Child to Work Day

If you are planning on taking your child to work on Thursday, April 26, 2018, please notify the school in advance by either calling the attendance line at 732-431-3910, option 1 or by sending an email to . In addition, please follow up with a note upon their return.

Get Your DDES and Back in Black n' Gold Merch!

Between now and Thursday, April 26th, click here to order DDES Back in Black n' Gold Merch:

Last Chance to Buy Your Yearbook!

May 18th is the last day you can buy a yearbook! There is a limited number left! Order yours here:

Mark Your Calendar

  • April 30-May 7: PARCC Testing - All Grades
  • Thursday, May 3: DDE Fundraising Day at Jersey Freeze!
  • Tuesday, May 8: Board of Education Meeting
  • Wednesday, May 9: PTO Meeting @ 7:00pm in the STEAM Center
  • Thursday, May 10 & Friday, May 11: PARCC Science Testing (8th Grade Only)
  • Thursday, May 17: Back in Black n' Gold Concert
  • Friday, May 18: Last Day to Order Yearbooks
  • Tuesday, May 22: Board of Education Meeting
  • Tuesday, May 29: 6th Grade Trip
  • Friday, June 1: 8th Grade Dance
  • Thursday, June 7: 7th Grade Trip
  • Friday, June 8: Principal's Social
  • Tuesday, June 12: 8th Grade Trip
  • Wednesday, June 20: Early Dismissal
  • Wednesday, June 20: 8th Grade Graduation @ 3:00pm @ West Freehold School
  • Thursday, June 21: Early Dismissal
  • Friday, June 22: Early Dismissal and Last Day of School!

PTO Corner

  • Whenever you shop on Amazon, please use this link to go through AmazonSmile. A portion of each eligible sale will go to the Eisenhower Middle School PTO! Happy Shopping, Generals!
  • Our next PTO meeting is Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 7:00pm in the STEAM Center.
  • Our bagel sale is ongoing, and we are still in need of volunteers! If you have an hour in the morning, please email Jen Serluco, PTO President, at Prices are as follows: $3 for a bagel and a bottle of water; $2 for just a bagel; $1 for just a bottle of water.
  • PTO questions?

Important Information for 8th Graders

  • Attached please find an important letter for 8th grade families regarding the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment for Science:
  • If you haven't done so already, please order your graduation gown through Jostens by calling 215-542-8170. If you haven't ordered a graduation gown because you are planning on using a sibling gown from the past two years, you may still purchase a tassel as a keepsake. If you have any questions, please email Traci Ambrose at
  • Picture forms were sent home for 8th grade graduation pictures (these are optional)! Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 and Thursday, April 26, 2018. On both days, pictures will be taken from 4:00pm-8:00pm in the STEAM Center.

Save the Date: 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction!

We're very excited to announce DDE's 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019! Past events have supported funding for school-wide educational assemblies, honorariums for the many afterschool activities, scoreboards for the gym, teacher grants, and much more for our children to learn from and enjoy. Please see the attached for more information:

Thank you for your support!

9th Annual Colorectal Cancer Run on Sunday, May 6th at CentraState

For information on this family friendly 5K or Fun Run, please click here:, and for the registration form, please click here:

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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.