The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 12/10/2017

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Pocketbook Bingo!

Save the Date! Our 2nd Annual Pocketbook Bingo and Gift Auction is on Friday, February 2, 2018! 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 for our gift basket auction, please see the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15ufHjOejT_OhT8VvsD9lo8Dx1C5g1u9T/view?usp=sharing


This event sold out last year, and we anticipate another great turnout! If you'd like to purchase an ad in our event program, please see the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YTMyK2jPn2-7QnfVYGc5UAXXy1fx3S7C/view?usp=sharing


Please see our registration form. Get your tickets before they sell out! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_W8bJaOvpNXaHVhM0x0QWZKZWd5cFM4YUxmMTN1Q3FNTXl3/view?usp=sharing

DDE Drama Co.

DDE Drama Co. auditions for "Curtains" will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and Wednesday, Dec. 13. If you have not already done so, please email hvanalbanese@freeholdtwp.k12.nj.us to be added to the Drama Club Schoology course and receive further information. In addition, please see the following links:


Audition information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_W8bJaOvpNXS3BPcGFFSVc5NXZRUndfT1RlWXlQYlpHZDgw/view?usp=sharing

Audition form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_W8bJaOvpNXWkdCZjV2cUlKNUozRncydnRoTTFLVFFIQWtn/view?usp=sharing

Audition lyrics: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_W8bJaOvpNXajM3SEd1bTVvV1liSkVEYldXU3NjRUo1cWpV/view?usp=sharing

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Winter Sports Concessions

If you are going to a wrestling match, basketball game, or to see the cheerleaders cheer, please consider selling concessions to help support the PTO.

We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to see our SignUps on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/vPOKOmv
  2. Review the SignUps listed and choose the one(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact PTO President, Jen Serluco, at jserluco@optonline.net and she will sign you up manually.

PTO Corner

  • 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
  • Our next PTO meeting is Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 8:30am in the STEAM Center.
  • Our bagel sale is ongoing, and we are still in need of volunteers! If you have an hour in the morning, please email Jen Serluco, PTO President, at jserluco@optonline.net. Prices are as follows: $3 for a bagel and a bottle of water; $2 for just a bagel; $1 for just a bottle of water.
  • PTO questions? ddeptofreehold@gmail.com

A Gift from the Heart

Again this year, we are running our Gifts from the Heart campaign. Please see the following letter: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aGiQhlwEh9AkmpYoqDy_9b68TqsPQDzW/view?usp=sharing

and form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjtSF6ZkiH7kO-pEIuO8DYcInnFD-QuA/view?usp=sharing

Mark Your Calendar

  • Wednesday, December 13: Elks Hoop Shoot (see flyer above)
  • Thursday, December 14: Gertrude Hawk Chocolates pick-up in the front lobby from 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Friday, December 22: Early Dismissal
  • Saturday, December 23 through Monday, January 1: School Closed
  • Tuesday, January 2: Welcome Back!
  • Friday, February 2: Pocketbook Bingo

The Holidays Are Coming! A Yearbook Makes a GREAT GIFT!

We have your holiday gift list covered! A yearbook will make a wonderful gift! Please follow this link, and then you can check one more item off your holiday to-do list! (Yearbooks delivered in June.) Current cost is $45/yearbook. The price is going up soon, so don't delay! http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1057474/Dwight-D-Eisenhower-Middle-School/

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