The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 1/20/2019

Reminder: School Is Closed Tomorrow!

School is closed tomorrow (Monday, January 21st) in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We'll see you on Tuesday!

Boys Basketball Home Playoff Game

Our Boys Basketball Team will be taking on Barkalow in the first round of playoffs on Tuesday, January 22nd at HOME! Show your spirit, Generals! Wear black and make lots of noise in the stands! Hope to see you there!

Congratulations, Stardust! We Are Proud of You!

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Conference Information

Tuesday, January 29th is an early dismissal day for parent conferences. We dismiss at 11:40am.

  • 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.
  • 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.
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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: http://bit.ly/2TBI1QH


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: http://bit.ly/2CxxcYU


If you'd like to purchase an ad in our event program, please see the following link: http://bit.ly/2AtpH53

Thank You to Our Very Generous Sponsors!

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Spring Sports!

  • Spring sports that require a physical: Track & Field, Softball, Baseball, and Zumba
  • Spring sports begin on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
  • Spring sports interest meetings for students will be held during the school day on Monday, February 4, 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! http://bit.ly/2K4MFmQ

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 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

Important Information for 8th Grade Families

Graduation Gowns:


  • If you have not done so already, please contact Jostens to pay for your child's 8th grade graduation gown. Instructions may be found here: http://bit.ly/2M9k7tn
  • Please note: If your child qualifies for free/reduced lunch, please refer to the letter you received via email.

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. Please see the January 2019 calendar here: http://bit.ly/2GqcTlr.

Mark Your Calendar

  • 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. Please see a member of Stardust to purchase your tickets!
  • 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.