The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 12/16/2018

Locker Cleanout

Is your locker overflowing? Are you ready to clean it out before winter break? Following are locker cleanout dates:


  • Sixth Grade: Monday, December 17, 2018 @ 7:30am
  • Seventh Grade: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 7:30am
  • Eighth Grade: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 @ 7:30am

Early Dismissal Reminder

Friday, December 21, 2018 is an early dismissal day (11:40am dismissal). Please be advised that students must be in school for the entire day (four hours) to be considered present. If a student arrives late or leaves early, he/she will be marked absent for the day. Thank you!

Conference Information

Following is information on our upcoming parent/teacher conferences:

  • Conference letter: http://bit.ly/2L9KJd0
  • Directions for scheduling conferences: http://bit.ly/2EgP791
  • Lost and found: During conferences, please stop by the Cafeteria to check lost and found. Anything left after conferences will be donated.

Buy a Yearbook Today!

Don't miss out on this year's yearbook for $45! Follow the link to purchase your yearbook today! http://bit.ly/2K4MFmQ

PTO Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction

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: https://bit.ly/2v78WMI

Thank you for your support!

PTO Corner

  • Next PTO Meeting: Thursday, January 3, 2019 @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center
  • We are still in need of bagel sale volunteers! If you are able to help out, please email ddeptofreehold@gmail.com
  • 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

Academic Support

Mr. Sammy offers Academic Support, which includes assistance with homework, organization, and review after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Please see the flyer here: http://bit.ly/2qtBMln and the December calendar here: http://bit.ly/2ztEH2r

Attention 8th Grade Families!

Monmouth County Vocational School District Information:

  • If you applied to a MCVSD school, in order for the Eisenhower Guidance Office to complete the Application Checklist For Sending School District and prepare transcripts, the Application Checklist MUST have been received by the Eisenhower Guidance Office by Thursday, December 13, 2018 (2:00pm). The Application Checklist and Transcripts will be hand delivered to the Monmouth County Vocational School District by the Eisenhower Guidance Office prior to the deadline date of Friday, December 21, 2018.


High School Entrance Exam Information:

Student IDs for High School Entrance Exams have been created and may be found in Genesis under the documents tab, or you may print out your child's Genesis Demographic page which should include school name, student name, school year, and picture. Either form will need to be signed by one of the Eisenhower Guidance Counselors in order to be accepted.


If you have any questions, please contact the Guidance Office at 732-431-3910, Option 3.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018: Board of Education Meeting @ 8:00pm - 384 W. Main St
  • Friday, December 21, 2018: Early Dismissal - Winter Recess Begins
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019: District Reopens
  • Thursday, January 3, 2019: PTO Meeting @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center

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.