The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 1/13/2019

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Conference Information

Wednesday, January 16th is our next Parent Conference Day. It is an early dismissal day for students. We dismiss at 11:40am.

  • Directions for scheduling conferences:
  • Lost and found: During conferences, please stop by the Cafeteria to check lost and found. Anything left after conferences will be donated.
  • Reminder: On early dismissal days, students must be in school for the entire day to be considered present. Students who arrive late or leave early will be considered absent.

PTO Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction is NEXT MONTH!

We're very excited to announce DDE's 3rd Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019! Check out the beautiful Tory Burch pocketbook pictured here! You could win this pocketbook or another fabulous one!

Get your tickets today! This event sold out last year, and we anticipate another great turnout! Please see our registration form:

Our awesome PTO already has amazing pocketbooks lined up! Special thanks to our sponsors (see below) who have signed on to help make this event fabulous! If you are interested in donating a gift basket/gift certificate for our gift basket auction, please see the following link:

If you'd like to purchase an ad in our event program, please see the following link:

Thank You to Our Very Generous Sponsors!

Spring Sports!

  • Spring sports that require a physical: Track & Field, Softball, Baseball, and Zumba
  • Spring sports begin on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
  • Sports physicals and blue forms are due Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
  • Everyone must submit a blue form.
  • Physicals dated 3/13/18 and later are valid for spring sports.

Buy a Yearbook Today!

Don't miss out on this year's yearbook for $45! Follow the link to purchase your yearbook today!

PTO Corner

  • Please join us for our next PTO meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 8:30am.
  • We are still in need of bagel sale volunteers! If you are able to help out, please email
  • 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!

Important Information for 8th Grade Families from Guidance

Please see the following letter regarding Freehold High School orientation:

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: Please see the January 2019 calendar here:

Mark Your Calendar

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019: Early dismissal (11:40am) and Parent Conferences
  • Monday, January 21, 2019: School Closed
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Board of Education Meeting @ 8:00pm @ 384 West Main Street, Freehold
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019: Early Dismissal (11:40am) and Parent Conferences
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019: Stardust Diner - 1st seating @ 8:15am; 2nd seating @ 9:30am
  • Friday, February 8, 2019: PTO Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019: PTO Meeting
  • Monday, February 18, 2019: School Closed
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019: Board of Education Meeting @ 8:00pm @ 384 West Main Street, Freehold

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.