School News

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Attention: Current 6th Grade Students


Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. Currently, 47% of Weeks students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.


Local artists visit Weeks


A ceramic artist was a guest speaker in Ms. Wenck’s Weeks’ Art classroom, bring the tools of the trade and a ton of inspiration! Students kick off their Clay Studio Unit and hope to raise money for a classroom pottery wheel. If you wish to donate or share our fundraiser, click to learn more.


Let there be music in our school


Band, Orchestra and Chorus students join together for a school-wide performance.


Middle School Musical!


Weeks students put on a superb performance for friends, family and staff. Performers pull out all of the stops for the one-night-only show.


Weeks Hosts South Side ELL Latino Workshop


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.

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District Science Fair, Here We Come!


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 »

Upcoming Events

Apr 27
Talent Show
Apr 27
Band Concert
May 04
Orchestra Concert
May 12
8th Grade Dance
May 22
Vocal Concert

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Becoming the Model for Urban Education

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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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