The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 10/27/2019

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Save the Date!

Our 4th Annual PTO Pocketbook Bingo & Gift Auction will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020. Please consider making a donation:

DDE PTO Sock Fundraiser!

Our PTO has an awesome fundraiser going on! Orders due by Thursday, October 31st. Please see the flyer here: and the order form here:

Academic Support

Academic Support meetings take place from 2:20pm-3:10pm in room 569. Meetings are held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. A calendar is posted each month for specific meeting dates and changes.

Winter Sports

Winter sports begin on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Winter sports forms are due no later than this Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Winter sports include: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Cheerleading, and Wrestling. Winter sports interest meetings were held last week during the school day. Coaches handed out the following forms, which need to be turned in prior to the start of the Winter season:Physicals done on November 13, 2018 and after are valid for the Winter Sports season. To check Genesis to see if your child has a current sports physical, please click here and follow the instructions:

Upcoming PTO Events and Information

Don't Delay! Buy Your Yearbook Today!

Please see the link here:

Please note: All students, including 8th grade students, must purchase a yearbook if they would like one. Eighth grade students are not given yearbooks. Thank you!

8th Grade Information: High School Opportunities

As you may be aware, there are a number of programs that your student may choose to apply to for high school. Please note that these programs are completely optional. Each student will be registered with the high school that he/she is districted to attend regardless of whether or not they apply to one of these programs or a private school.

Last week, a representative from the Freehold Regional High School District was here to present the Magnet Programs and the International Baccalaureate Program offered. Linked below are the presentation and handouts from that assembly. For further information, please visit

In addition, there are a number of Career Academies that are a part of the Monmouth County Vocational School District. Linked below is the brochure. For additional information, please visit

Please take the opportunity to review these programs in more detail and attend the open houses as indicated in the coming weeks.

If you would like to discuss this matter in more detail, please reach out to your child’s guidance counselor, Mr. Durante at or Ms. Waldron at

Food Drive

The Eisenhower Student Government is sponsoring a food drive collection in partnership with Fulfill, the food bank that is based in Neptune, NJ. Fulfill services both Monmouth and Ocean County. We have set a goal to collect 3,500 food items. Our food drive collection will end on Friday, November 1st. We thank you for your support as we collaborate to combat childhood hunger. Many hands make light work!

Mark Your Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019: Winter Sports Forms Due (see above for additional information)
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019: Last day to place PTO Sock Fundraiser orders
  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 and Friday, November 8, 2019: School Closed
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019: Winter Sports Begin
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019: First marking period ends
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019: Board meeting @ 8:00pm @ 384 West Main Street
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019: Second marking period begins
  • Monday, November 18, 2019: College Planning Seminar @ 6:30pm, followed by PTO Meeting @ 7:00pm in the STEAM Center
  • Friday, November 22, 2019: FTEF Presents Monte Carlo Night
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019: School Closed
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Winter Concerts - 6:00pm Band; 7:00pm Chorus
  • Thursday, December 5, 2019: Picture Makeup Day - If you would like to order pictures, you may do so online at - Preorder Code: Eisenhower 2019

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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.