School News


Smile! for the yearbook!


Yearbook Picture Day will be on August 31st. Be sure wear your best smile and bring your picture packet if you plan to order pictures. Order forms are available during Registration and also available in the the Main Office.


Time for Fall Registration


Save time and get ready to start a new school year! Register online now through Infinite Campus Parent Portal and bring your proof of address to Weeks. Come in August 11 from 9-6pm & August 12 from 9-1pm.

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Meet the Teacher Night


The new school year is quickly approaching and we at Weeks are excited to begin working with your student. Come to our Meet the Teacher Night, August 24 6-7:30pm to pick up your student’s schedule, tour the building and meet all of our excellent staff members.

2015 College Career Day

Weeks Students Look Ahead to College, Career


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.


Middle School: Faster, Higher, Stronger


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.


Summer programming registration is OPEN!


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.

Upcoming Events

Aug 31
Picture Day
Sep 07
Labor Day – No school
Sep 14
PTO Meeting
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Nov 04
Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences
Weeks takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Success Time Schedule

Every Monday and Thursday Weeks has a period in the daily schedule called Success Time.  This time is set aside for students to work on building essential skills, enrichment and test retakes or assignment make-ups.  Students may be invited by their teachers to attend a specific Success Time session, or students may choose they help or session they need.  Click here to see the online Success Time Schedule.

Adult English Classes

Weeks is offering English Classes for Adults on Saturdays from 9-11:30 am.  Adults: English classes offered for the Beginning and Early Intermediate levels in addition of community field trips and points of interest.  Students in grades 5th-10thwill participate in Enrichment Activities with field trips to community points of interest.  For more information see our parents page or  contact ELL office at (515) 242-7691.

Sports Registration Now Online

Registering a student for athletics?  Click here to access the online registration and payment form.

PTO Information

Parents!  Get involved with the PTO and be a part of your student’s school life!  Under the Parent tab on the menu bar above, you will find the PTO folder with recent monthly newsletters, contact information for PTO officers, volunteer opportunities and  other information just for our Weeks families!  The perfect way to stay in touch with school activities! Meetings are held the first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

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About Weeks Middle School

Nathan Weeks Middle School

901 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8449 | E:  


The Vision of Weeks Middle School: The staff at WMS will guide and instruct all students to help facilitate their successful journey to higher education.


We will meet your child’s needs; accelerating them as needed and supporting them as needed.

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