School News

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.

Help your student achieve more

11/6/2017

Free tutoring is available for Weeks students after school on Thursdays. Students will receive tutoring in foundational math and informational literacy skills. Click on the article link to register your student for this opportunity to learn and grow.

Together we learn more

10/12/2017

Students in Ms. Heinrichs 6th Grade Science class problem solve and work together to complete simple experiments to unlock combination locks and break out. Team work, communication and problem solving are essential skills for academic and career success. Here at Weeks we Think Deeply. Solve Problems. Work Together. #weeksmeanssuccess

Every Clip Helps

9/25/2017

Help raise money for activities and resources here at Weeks.  Bring in your Box Tops or send them with your student. Every little bit helps provide funding for classroom projects and student activities. We also accept Coca-Cola Give Codes or create an account and select Weeks Middle School. There are so many small ways to … Read more »

Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/11/2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

School Supply Lists are Here!

7/14/2017

Get ready for back to school with this year’s school supply lists. Click on the article or the Parent’s tab to view the lists.

Upcoming Events

Nov 22
No School
Nov 23
Thanksgiving Break
Nov 27
Girls Basketball vs Merrill @ Weeks
Nov 27
Lincoln Girls Swimming @ Lincoln HS
Nov 27
East Girls Swimming @ Hoover

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.


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: 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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