The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 11/18/2018

Governor's Educator of the Year

It is time for us to accept nominations for the Governor's Educator of the Year program. Parents, students, and colleagues are encouraged to nominate educators whom they feel meet the established criteria. Please see the letter from Dr. Brethauer here: http://bit.ly/2B3yFGT, as well as the Nomination Form here: http://bit.ly/2K03qj3. Nominations are due by November 28, 2018.

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 Pie Sale Pickup!

If you ordered pies through our PTO Pie Sale, please pick them up on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 between 2:30pm and 3:30pm in the lobby of DDE. Thank you!

Cookie Dough Pickup!

If you ordered cookie dough through the PTO Cookie Dough Sale, you will need to pick it up on Friday, November 30th between 2:30pm and 3:30pm in the lobby of Eisenhower. If you are unable to pick it up at that time, please email Dr. Quinn at ddeptofreehold@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick it up at her home. The cookie dough is frozen, so time is of the essence! Thank you for supporting our PTO!

Important Information From the Attendance Office

  • If you know your child is going to be absent, please call the attendance office ahead of time at 732-431-3910, option 1.
  • If you send in a note prior to the absence, you do not need to call the attendance line. You may find the attendance note here: http://bit.ly/2ARDO4U

PTO Corner

  • 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 in November. Please see the flyer here: http://bit.ly/2qtBMln and the November calendar here: http://bit.ly/2AND0y2

Attention 8th Grade Families!

Monmouth County Vocational School District Information:

  • The deadline for applying online is Friday, December 7, 2018 (11:00pm)

  • In order for the Eisenhower Guidance Office to complete the Application Checklist For Sending School District and prepare transcripts, the Application Checklist MUST be received by the Eisenhower Guidance Office no later than 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, November 20, 2018: PTO Pie Sale Pickup from 2:30pm-3:30pm (see above)
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018: Early Dismissal
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018: District Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Friday, November 23, 2018: District Closed
  • Thursday, November 29, 2018: Picture Makeup Day - If you haven't had your picture taken yet, stop by the office for a picture form. If you are having a retake, bring your original pictures with you on November 29th.
  • Friday, November 30, 2018: PTO Meeting @ 8:30am
  • Friday, November 30, 2018: Cookie Dough Pickup from 2:30pm-3:30pm (see above)
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Winter Concerts: 6:00pm Instrumental; 7:15pm Vocal
  • 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

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.