School News

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New School Hours Beginning in August

2/9/2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:30 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

It’s time for Spring Conferences!

1/25/2018

Schedule your time with your student to discuss grades and their learning progress. Students will explain their evidence for learning and teachers will guide and discuss the student’s growth and goals.

Health Fair Resources/Feria de Recursos de Salud

1/24/2018

Friday, Janaury 26th from 5-7PM, Des Moines Public Schools invites our South Side families to join members of the health care community in a night of fun and information. We invite you to join this specially designed event for all of the ELL Hispanic families from the South Side of Des Moines.

Science Fair @ Weeks

12/20/2017

Our students have been planning, preparing and experimenting for months. Now all of their hard work is put to the test as scientists, engineers, teachers and college students ask students to defend their findings.

Weeks Means… Thinking of Others

11/20/2017

7th Grade students worked together in friendly competition for a student designed Service Learning Project. Advisory classes brought in their change for the Penny War! Together we raised nearly $200 to donate to the Animal Rescue League.

Weeks honors veterans for Veteran’s Day

11/11/2017

Students and staff at Weeks honored our brave veterans and soldiers. Our school chorus performed patriotic songs and students wrote thank you cards to veterans. As a final honor students wore red, white and blue colors to form our American Flag. We thank our brave men and women veterans for their sacrifice and service.

Upcoming Events

Mar 09
Spring Recess – No School
Mar 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 03
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up

Weeks Middle School is a
SCHOOL FOR RIGOR

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.

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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: 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.

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