The Generals' Update

Your guide to DDE events and announcements: 11/28/2021


  • Wednesday, 12/1: Graduation Gown Order Forms due. Students will meet with Rep during their lunch.

For a comprehensive view of all sports, activities, and events, use the DDE Calendar of Events.

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GRADUATION GOWN ORDERS: A representative from Kilbourne & Kilbourne will be at school on Wednesday, December 1st to measure all 8th grade students for their graduation gown during their lunch period. An order form was sent home with your son/daughter today. You may also use the link 2022 Graduation Gown Order Form to print out the form.

Please be sure to send in the completed form along with a check for payment made out to Kilbourne & Kilbourne on December 1st.

IF YOUR CHILD WILL BE USING A SIBLING'S GOWN and you are not ordering a tassel, please return the form directly to the MAIN OFFICE!


A form is available on the Genesis Parent Portal for you to communicate how you would like your child’s name displayed on his/her 8th grade graduation diploma.

Please follow these instructions:

  • Log on to your Genesis Parent Portal account for your 8th grade student.
  • Click on the "Forms" tab.
  • Click on the form entitled "DDE Student Names for Diplomas."
  • Click into form and follow the instructions to complete.

Please note, once the form is submitted, you cannot go back and make changes. Diplomas will be ordered based on the information you provide.

DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THE FORM IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2021. If we do not receive a completed form for your child by November 30th, we will use his/her first and last name as listed in GENESIS.

2021-2022 YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks on sale for $45



If you have technology issues, please email Mr. Goldstein at


As part of our continuing efforts to support our students, Eisenhower Middle School will be hosting therapy dog visits this year. It is a voluntary program that gives students the opportunity to interact with trained registered therapy dogs while at school.

Please see the attached letter if you wish to have our child opt out.


See the latest PTO Weekly Newsletter for the latest information regarding upcoming events and fundraising opportunities.

PTO Website

Visit the NEW DDE PTO website for all up to date information.


Please use this link for information from the front office.


Students are encouraged to bring in water bottles to stay hydrated throughout the day. Until the cafeteria begins a la carte sales, water bottles will be available for sale-$1.00/bottle.


If your child will be absent from school, you must call the attendance line to report the absence. Please state the following:
  • Your child's name
  • Grade
  • State the reason for the absence with specific symptoms. NOTE: Students with symptoms consistent with Covid-19 will be excluded from school per the NJDOH guidelines.


For the 2021-2022 school year lunch will be provided to all district students, regardless of eligibility. Please refer to the letter sent home to all families: Those who would like to participate in this program should complete the survey attached to the above referenced letter. If you have any questions, please email Aly Williams at

Lunch options will be provided and served grab-and-go. A la carte items will not be available at this time. There will not be any sale of individual water or milk. Students will be sitting at desks in the cafeteria and may remove their mask once they have their lunch and seated at a desk. Once they are finished eating, masks should be put back on.


  • Tuesday, December 4th: Board of Ed Meeting @ 7:30 pm

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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.

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