2016 Science Fair was a success! Students developed, executed and defended their scientific experiments to the Fair Judges. Amazing and practical experiments were conducted in the Physical Science, Life Science and Earth Science. Winners from the school-wide fair, …
Social studies teacher Howard Hewlett coaches students in the Weeks chess club, which is growing strong and now has 50 members. Practices are held in the classroom three times a week, but they also play outside of school through the phone app Chess with Friends. He says the club promotes intellectualism and friendship between students. Click on the headline to see photos.
Whirlygigs were flying at Weeks! Students thought like engineers to design a helicopter-style whirlygig that would fall to the ground the slowest. The challenge had students thinking and trying new strategies to solve the problem.
The end of the school day is set aside for Advisory and Success Time. During this time, student work on growing their academic and interpersonal skills. Ms. Finken’s advisory was working in teams to problem solve with found …
Weeks Middle School started the school year off right by soaking up the beautiful weather and enjoying great company during our school-wide picnic. Staff and students ate lunch with one another on our shady front lawn. A great …
Beginning this Fall in the new school year Weeks’ start time moves to 7:40am. Also, mark your calendars for special Weeks no school days on January 3, 2017 and March 20th, 2017.
2016-2017 School Year registration is August 3rd (9am-1pm) & 4th (1pm-6pm). Speed through registration by registering your student online through the Infinite Campus parent portal. Remember to bring your proof of address to registration.
Do you have 6th grade student starting at Weeks next year? Sign up for our Success 4 Sixth Grade one day summer camp and learn all you need to know to transition to middle school. Click on the article for registration forms and more information about this program.
Students from Weeks and all of Des Moines Public Schools’ middle schools competed at the City-Wide Track & Field Meet on April 25. Beautiful weather and a big crowd of family and friends cheered on the student-athletes. Click the photo to see more images from the event.
Students around the school participated in Earth Day themed lessons, activities and guest speakers. Pick up our Earth Day decorated bags at SE 14th Hy-Vee.