The General's Update

Your guide to DDE events & announcements: 11/17/2019

Welcome to our newest Li'l General!

Mr. Giarratano's son, Leo, entered the world on November 14th. Leo, his mom, dad, and big brother are all doing well!
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PTO Thanksgiving Pie Sale

Please see here for the PTO Thanksgiving Pie Sale order form:

Orders are due this Tuesday, November 19th.

School Spirit Wear!

School Spirit Wear orders are due by Friday, December 6th. Please see the order form here:

Governor's Educator of the Year

Following are the Governor's Educator of the Year materials. We encourage you to nominate educators whom you feel meet the established criteria. Nominations are due by November 27, 2019.

Save the Date!

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

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.

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!

Mark Your Calendar

  • 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

Information for 8th Grade Families

8th Grade Graduation Diplomas:

We are using the Genesis Parent Portal as a way for you to communicate how you would like your child’s name displayed on his/her 8th grade graduation diploma. Therefore, 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 "Student Name for Diplomas"
  • Click into that form and follow the instructions given

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

THIS FORM NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED BY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019. If the form is not completed by Monday, November 25, 2019, we will use their first and last name for their diploma.

8th Grade Graduation:

  • Details regarding the date, time, and location of graduation have not yet been finalized. As soon as we receive this information, it will be forwarded to you. We do not typically have a date set until after spring break.
  • Graduation gown information will be forthcoming.

Magnet Program Information:

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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.