School News


Weeks Chess Champions!


The Royal Guardians of Weeks Middle School played their final travel tournament of the season and saved their best for last. 17 players represented our school and brought home a bevy of awards! We are proud of our Weeks Chess Team! Go Royal Guardians!


Tasty Team-up for Weeks!


January 20th is Weeks Night at Buffalo Wild Wings on SE 14th Street. BWW 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. Be sure to mention Weeks and support our school!


Ready to Dance?


Watch me Whip..Watch me Nae Nae! Weeks 7th graders will be pulling out their best dance moves at the upcoming 7th Grade Dance on February 12 from 2:30-4pm.   Tickets are $3 and go on sale the week of the dance.  Snacks will be provided. Starting February 1st, any students who earn a suspension will … Read more »

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A Day for Reflection


Weeks Middle School will not hold classes on Monday, January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr Day.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 19th with the start of the new semester.


Science Fair Season Kicks Off at Weeks


The atmosphere after school on Thursday at Weeks Middle School was absolutely scientific! More than 500 projects were on display in the school gym and cafeteria for the annual science fair. So jammed were the display spaces that the judges were jostling their way from project to project like rush-hour commuters on a crowded subway. Click on the image to read and see more about the inquisitive minds at Weeks.

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Stand and Deliver…new student desks!


A Weeks student won new 4 ergonomic stand-up student desks in a Fuel Up  to Play 60 summer camp. The student won a poster competition explaining how the desk would help students be ready to learn.  Our teachers are excited to get these desks into their classroom to offer students an alternative to the traditional … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 08
Basketball @ Harding
Feb 08
PTO Meeting
Feb 09
Extreme Team Fundraiser Celebration
Feb 10
Jr. Police Explorer Program
Feb 11
Basketball v Meredith@ Weeks
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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