School News

tutoring

Tutoring Sign Up at Weeks Middle School

9/19/2014

Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

scienceproject

Prepare for Weeks’ Science Fair

9/8/2014

6th, 7th and 8th grade students are gearing up for our school-wide Science Fair in December. Click on this post for grade level expectations and resources to help your student complete their Science Fair Project.

Picnic 028

School Wide Picnic

9/3/2014

Weeks celebrated the start of a brand new school year with a school-wide picnic.  Staff and students enjoyed their lunches on the front lawn and games in the back lawn.  See more pictures from the picnic on our school’s Flickr page.

dc

Trip to Washington DC – Spring Break 2015

9/2/2014

The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing the 4th trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS 8th graders. These students will have an opportunity to spend a week exploring Washington DC during spring break (March 15-19).

web3_138

Daily Schedule of Classes

8/21/2014

Confused by the new school schedule?  Have no fear…Weeks is here!  Click on the article title or picture to access the school schedule for each week day.

14804362829_48ac2f99ae_z

WEB Turns Nerves into Smiles at Weeks

8/21/2014

High-fives and butt balloon popping were among the tension-busting activities at Weeks Middle School this morning. WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) is a program that supports a positive learning environment and school climate by harnessing the power of spectacular 8th grade students to guide and mentor entering 6th grade students. Click the image to see more.

Upcoming Events

Sep 22
Volleyball Game @ Weeks
Sep 29
Picture Retakes
Oct 06
PTO Meeting
Nov 03
PTO Meeting
Nov 20
6th Grade Dance
Weeks takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Bulletin Board

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.

Calendar of Events

S M T W T F S
             
             
             
             
             
             

About Weeks Middle School

Nathan Weeks Middle School

901 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8449 | E: weeks@dmschools.org  

 

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.

Click here for more »