The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 12/20/2020

Reminder about instructional day

This is just a reminder that while our eight period day concludes at 11:40 am, instruction runs through the afternoon in the form of office hours, small group instruction, and intervention. We encourage you to take some time to review your child's schedule to ensure he/she takes advantage of all educational opportunities available to him/her.

This Week's Schedule

  • All students are virtual through January 8, 2021.
  • It is not necessary to complete the Daily Parent Covid form while students are attending school virtually.
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Clubs/Activites

The following clubs have started:

Academic Team

Debate Team

History Club

Student Government

Any interested students should email Mr. Krupp at jkrupp@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us to join.


Clubs starting in January:

Academic Support - Please contact Mr. Sammy at csammy@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us with any questions. January calendar of meetings can be found here: http://bit.ly/37tsTyE

Green Team - Please contact Mrs. Erndl at lerndl@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us with any questions. January calendar of meetings can be found here: http://bit.ly/3oWXtqi

Yearbooks

2020-2021 DDE Yearbooks can be purchased directly through Jostens' website.

Please use the following link to reserve your copy: https://bit.ly/2SWiAuL


Get your photos in the yearbook!

The Yearbook Staff invites you to submit photos for consideration to be included in the yearbook. See flyer below for instructions.

DDE Drama Company

Drama Company is holding an interest meeting this Wednesday 12/23 at 12pm. Please see flyer for details: http://bit.ly/3r8TatI

Breakfast & Lunch Available for all students

Just a quick reminder that the district is offering breakfast & lunch, at no cost, for every enrolled student, regardless of need. If you aren't already receiving the meals and would like to, please fill out this brief survey. Meals are available for all students for pick-up on Mondays between 12:00pm - 6:00pm behind the C.T. Barkalow School at Door No. 8. Students eligible for Free/Reduced lunch are eligible for delivery if requested. The application for Free & Reduced lunch can be found here.

DDE Masks

The PTO has a limited supply of DDE masks available for sale. If you are interested in purchasing one, please use the following link: https://bit.ly/2HWFkbL

PTO Corner

Please see the following from the Eisenhower Middle School PTO:

  • Save the Date! The 5th Annual Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021!

Attendance UPDATE!

It is important you call the attendance line at 732-431-3910, option 1, for the following reasons:
  1. To report your child absent if he/ she is neither well enough to come to school nor attend school virtually.
  2. If your child is not feeling well, and he/she is scheduled to attend school in person, please keep your child home. He/she may still access school virtually and be marked present for the school day. However, you must call the attendance line to let us know.
In either case, please leave a message with your child's name, grade, specific reason for absence, duration of absence (if known), and your relationship to the student. You may also email Kristy Patmore at kpatmore@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us.

Need to translate the Genesis Parent Portal into another language?

To see your child's Genesis Parent Portal in another language:
  1. Sign into Genesis.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  3. Look in the bottom left corner where you will see the prompt to select the language, as pictured here.

Technology Issues?

If you have technology issues, please email Mr. Goldstein at sgoldstein@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Wednesday, December 23, 2020: Winter Recess starts @ 11:40 am.
  • Monday, January 4, 2021:School resumes, virtually.

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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.