Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.
Weeks Middle School students looked into their futures this week during the annual Career Day and College Fair. Students listened to presentations from businesses ranging from from La’ James International to the Animal Rescue League. They were also able to talk to representatives from visiting colleges. To see more photos, click on the image.
Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to announce we will once again offer summer programming through our 21st Century Community Learning Centers- June 8th through July 17th . Registration is limited, so sign up early. Registration is online only! Click the title to access the registration form.
Another amazing Poetry Slam by Mr.Brightman’s Writing class students. These artists wrote and performed moving, emotional and thought-provoking poetry pieces that had the audience in a standing ovation! These brave students bared their thoughts and souls on stage in front of peers and parents. We are so proud of our Weeks Poetry Warriors!
Weeks’ National Junior Honor Society inducted new members into this exceptional club! The ceremony was highlighted with a former Weeks student and current medical doctor as the keynote speaker. We are so proud of our honor students and what NJHS brings to our school. Go NJHS Wildcats!
DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.