Winners of the 6th Weeks Middle School Science Fair were announced during assembly. These amazing students and their Science Fair Experiments will be judged and showcased at the DMPS District Science for the chance to compete for a spot at State Science Fair. Best of luck to all of our entries, we are proud of … Read more »
Weeks Middle School hosted the first South Side ELL Latino Workshop last night. Parents of students at all Lincoln High School feeder schools were invited to attend this informative event. The topics ranged from attendance, behavior, school rules and regulations, and more. Click on the headline to see photos from the workshop on the district’s Flickr page.
2016 Science Fair was a success! Students developed, executed and defended their scientific experiments to the Fair Judges. Amazing and practical experiments were conducted in the Physical Science, Life Science and Earth Science. Winners from the school-wide fair, will move on to compete at our District Science Fair.
Social studies teacher Howard Hewlett coaches students in the Weeks chess club, which is growing strong and now has 50 members. Practices are held in the classroom three times a week, but they also play outside of school through the phone app Chess with Friends. He says the club promotes intellectualism and friendship between students. Click on the headline to see photos.
Whirlygigs were flying at Weeks! Students thought like engineers to design a helicopter-style whirlygig that would fall to the ground the slowest. The challenge had students thinking and trying new strategies to solve the problem.
The end of the school day is set aside for Advisory and Success Time. During this time, student work on growing their academic and interpersonal skills. Ms. Finken’s advisory was working in teams to problem solve with found materials. The students led the activity and learned valuable lessons in cooperation and communication.
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