Congratulations goes to Ms. Maharry’s Advisory for their triumph! Weeks students had a friendly advisory competition showing how they live the 8 Keys of Excellence. This month’s key is Speak with Good Purpose where students learn and live speaking kindly and honestly. Click the title to learn more about how Weeks students live the 8 … Read more »
You may have heard the sad news that one of our students, Nataija Watkins, 11, died with her mother in a car crash last week. Teachers and staff at Weeks have established a fund to help Nataija’s surviving siblings. If you’d like to help with a donation, click on the headline and you’ll be directed to a secure district site where we’ve set up an account.
Weeks Band honored our service men and women by performing patriotic music at the SE 14th HY-Vee during the Veterans Day Breakfast. Afterwards our students ate breakfast and mingled with Des Moines veterans and families. Check out our Flickr page for more pictures of the event.
6th grade students in Mr. Summy’s Physical Education class began their Hockey unit by watching the professionals. Students were invited to watch the Iowa Wild as an exciting introduction to their new unit. Check out pictures from the event on our Flickr page.
National Junior Honor Society is has begun its annual charity fundraiser. Weeks students will be raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with a penny drive. Students and staff will be collecting money, from pennies to dollars, in a friendly competition between Advisories. Please support the efforts of our NJHS and give what you can to this worthy cause!
Buffalo Wild Wings on SE 14th Street is teaming up with Weeks Middle School for a student fundraiser. 10% of your tab will be donated to our school in support of student activities. Bring your TeamMate Card or mention Weeks each time you visit BWW through December 27th and 10% will automatically be donated! Click title to download your TeamMate Card!