Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the header to learn more and register to play.
8th grade year-long Art students won 1st place for middle schools in the city-wide snow plow painting contest. Students designed and painted a snow plow shovel to highlight the city’s efforts to inform and prepare for a snowy winter season. 12 schools submitted their artwork on a snow plow, but Weeks was victorious! The … Read more »
Weeks Middle School was nominated by school community members for the Save 4 School program through Wal-Mart. The program awards teachers with a Wal-Mart Gift Card to help support the activities in their classrooms. Twenty Weeks teachers were awarded the gift cards to use in purchasing items and supplies for their classes.
Today in support of National Walk to School Day, Weeks’ 6th grade science students took a 1 mile walk during class. Students walked a charted course on the school soccer fields as they collected their qualitative observations for science class. To see more pictures, click the article to visit our Flickr page.
An exciting day for teachers at Weeks as Journey Church fulfilled teacher’s wishlists of classroom supplies from pens and paper to binders and USB flash drives. With happy smiles on their faces, teachers stocked their classrooms for the school year ahead.
You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn … Read more »