Weeks’ Gifted and Talented students organized a school-wide canned food drive for the Food Bank of Iowa. With the donated goods the students constructed a display to bring attention to the issue of hunger. In a competition among other Des Moines Middle Schools, our school emerged victorious with the best design title judged by Science Center staff. Click article title for more details.
Weeks’ Mathematics teacher, Justin Gibson, was awarded Teacher of the Year by the Des Moines Rotary Club. The ceremony was held at the Wakonda Club and the award honors the efforts and achievements of outstanding teachers. We are so …
Students at Weeks are participating in Challenge Day workshops, working with staff and others to talk about how to apply acceptance and compassion in everyday relationships, and support schools where every child feels safe, loved and celebrated. Click on the image to the left to see more photos from the Challenge Day workshops.
A fun and delicious contest sponsored by Weeks’ National Junior Honor Society, had students and staff creating amazing dioramas using the Peeps candy as the focus. Click on the article title to see the winners and all of the entries of the contest.
Weeks hosted the Boys & Girls Track Meet on Monday competing against Goodrell, Hiatt and Merideth Middle Schools. The Wildcats shined as our athletics competed in sprint races, distance runs, long-jump and shot-put events. Click on the title of the article to see our schedule and support our track athletes.
Weeks had four 8th grade students compete at the State Science Fair at Iowa State University. Click on the article title above to learn the more about the student projects.