The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 2/4/2018

Pocketbook Bingo!

Thank you to everyone who made Pocketbook Bingo a huge success, especially our incredible PTO! A great time was had by all! We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo and Gift Auction will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019! Please save the date!

Spring Sports

  • Spring sports will start on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
  • Spring sports interest meetings will be held during the school day on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 (these meetings are for students; parents/guardians do not attend).
  • Forms are due by Tuesday, February 20, 2018 .
  • Physicals conducted on March 7, 2017 and later are valid for the Spring sports season.


Questions? Please contact Mrs. King at dking@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us

Important Information for 8th Graders

  • There will be an AVID Parent Meeting on Wednesday, February 7th @ 6:45pm in the STEAM Center
  • Please see the following link regarding your child's Freehold Borough High School Scheduling Appointment: http://bit.ly/2rorVR5
  • Please see the following link regarding your child's Freehold Township High School Scheduling Appointment: http://bit.ly/2FWws0C
  • If you haven't done so already, please order your graduation gown through Jostens. Orders were due January 30th. If you have any questions, please email Traci Ambrose at tambrose@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us
  • Please see the attached information and application for Sheriff Youth Week, which is available to 8th grade students who will be entering high school (takes place in July): http://bit.ly/2mH525P
  • Save the date for 8th grade graduation pictures! 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.

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! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2634420
  • Our next PTO meeting is Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 8:30am 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 jserluco@optonline.net. 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? ddeptofreehold@gmail.com

Mark Your Calendar

  • Monday, February 19: School Closed
  • Thursday, March 15: PTO Meeting @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center
  • Thursday, March 22: Freehold Township Employees vs. Harlem Wizards @ 7:00pm @ Freehold Township High School: http://bit.ly/2niNHAL
  • DATE CHANGE! Friday, April 27: NJASK Science Testing - 8th Grade
  • April 30-May 7: PARCC Testing - All Grades
  • Friday, June 1: 8th Grade Dance

Get Your Yearbook Before the Price Goes Up!

Please follow this link to order your yearbook! Current cost is $45/yearbook. The price is going up soon, so don't delay! http://bit.ly/2DITSWy

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.