Boys & Girls Track begins this week. Check out our speedy students in action by checking the events schedule for meet dates and locations.
Weeks students from grades 6, 7, and 8 were selected to perform and showcase their artwork at Des Moines’ All City Music Festival. Wildcat Band and Orchestra students performed for audiences and artwork was on display for parents and …
Starting the week of April 1, 2013, Des Moines students in grades 3 through 11 will take the Iowa Assessments (formerly known as the ITBS or ITEDS). The main purposes of the Iowa Assessments are to provide the school with information that can be used to improve instruction and to help teachers make sound educational decisions about each student’s learning.
DMPS is home to six schools, including Weeks Middle School, taking part in the School Improvement Grant program. Click on the above headline to download a copy of Turning Around. Moving Ahead., a progress report on our SIG schools, providing numbers on student proficiency but also a look at the people working to help Weeks and each school improve.
Weeks Middle School held its first induction ceremony for its new chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, becoming the second middle school in Des Moines with NJHS. Students must achieve at least a 3.5 GPA and be nominated by a faculty member. Click the above headline to read and see more on the DMPS For the Record blog.
Weeks students show off their skills at our annual Talent Show event. Fantastic Wildcat performances included singing, dancing, instrumental performances and a martial arts exhibition.
Attention Drivers: Get On The Bus With Us! DMPS is hiring several school bus drivers. Join the team at Iowa’s largest provider of public education and one of Des Moines’ top employers. If you have or can obtain …