The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 5/12/2019

PTO Clothing Drive!

Tomorrow is the last day of the PTO Clothing Drive! Please stop by between 5:00pm and 8:00pm with your gently used items. Details here: http://bit.ly/2WRGN5p

Back in Black is this Thursday, May 16th! Tickets go on sale tomorrow!

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Guidance News

  • The Freehold Regional High School District’s Law Enforcement and Public Safety Magnet Program is hosting an interactive program on May 22nd from 4:00pm-5:30pm. The program is open to current in-district 5th-7th grade students who are interested in applying for LEPS in the fall of 2019. The goal of the afternoon is to highlight the experiential opportunities within the LEPS Program. The demonstrations will be led by students, alumni, teachers, and community members. Please see the flyer for more information: http://bit.ly/2UUoWKD

PTO Corner

  • The next PTO meeting is this Wednesday, May 15th @ 6:30pm. Please consider running for the PTO Board. Elections will be held on May 15th. If you have any questions, please email ddeptofreehold@gmail.com. Thank you!
  • 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. Please see the flyer here: http://bit.ly/2qtBMln. Please see the May 2019 calendar here: http://bit.ly/2VtpXwR

Important Information for 8th Grade Families

Graduation Gowns:

  • The deadline to purchase a graduation gown is tomorrow (Monday, May 13th). 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 email you received.

8th Grade Dance:

  • To help offset the cost of the dance, the PTO is requesting monetary donations. If you would like to contribute, please send your donation into the main office in an envelope marked “PTO: 8th Grade Dance.” Please note: 8th Grade Parents DO NOT chaperone the 8th Grade Dance; the PTO asks 6th and 7th Grade parents to chaperone.
Graduation:
  • Graduation will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:30pm. Once the location has been determined, more information will be provided.

This Friday, May 17th is the Last Day to Order a Yearbook!

Follow this link to purchase your yearbook by Friday, May 17th! http://bit.ly/2K4MFmQ

Mark Your Calendar

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019: PTO Meeting @ 6:30pm
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019: Back in Black 'N Gold Concert @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 24, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am. Please note: There will not be a snack cart on this day.
  • Monday, May 27, 2019: School Closed for Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Spring Concerts - Chorus @ 6:00pm; Band @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, June 7, 2019: 8th Grade Dance @ 6:30pm
  • Monday, June 17, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Early Dismissal @ 11:40am
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019: 8th Grade Graduation @ 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019: Last Day of School and Early Dismissal @ 11:40am

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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.