Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.
Another amazing Poetry Slam by Mr.Brightman’s Writing class students. These artists wrote and performed moving, emotional and thought-provoking poetry pieces that had the audience in a standing ovation! These brave students bared their thoughts and souls on stage in front of peers and parents. We are so proud of our Weeks Poetry Warriors!
Weeks’ National Junior Honor Society inducted new members into this exceptional club! The ceremony was highlighted with a former Weeks student and current medical doctor as the keynote speaker. We are so proud of our honor students and what NJHS brings to our school. Go NJHS Wildcats!
DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.
Amazing performances from our 6th and 7th grade Talent Show contestants! Talent show acts included vocal and instrumental musical performances and even a comedy act! Check out pictures from the event on our Flickr page.
Weeks’ garden is starting to bloom again this year thanks to the continuing sponsorship of our business Hy-Vee. Each year our Structured Learning classroom students grow flowers and vegetables to learn about healthy eating choices. This is the third year Hy-Vee has supported our awesome garden!
Top earners for this year’s fundraiser won a ride in a limousine! The lucky winners toured the SouthSide’s attractions while jamming to their favorite songs and enjoying refreshments. Check out pictures from event on our Flickr page.