The way students access DART buses is changing beginning in school year 2018-19. When students receive their school IDs this Fall, the badge will have a QR code embedded on it. The QR code will serve as the student’s “ticket” to ride DART. Students will be required to scan the QR code when boarding DART buses. Click on the headline to read more about the change, and the district’s partnership with DART.
8th grade students were honored with Stellar Awards for their excellence in academics, athletics, community service and school leadership. Award winners were escorted to the award ceremony in style with a limousine ride and snacks. These student leaders …
Community businesses, colleges, armed forces personal and Weeks’ alumni spent the day helping our students explore career paths. Students asked questions, explored on-the-job activities and learned what education or training they may need in the future. We thank our community partners for the amazing experience for our students.
Students were proudly inducted into National Junior Honor Society. Students must maintain excellent grades and serve their community.
No shot, No school! Iowa law requires that all students entering 7th grade be vaccinated for meningitis and receive a Tdap (whooping cough) booster. We are asking that all students complete this requirement by the end of March to assure that there is no delay in the start of your child’s 7th grade year. Contact your doctor as soon as possible to make an appointment.
Students and staff at Weeks Middle School took the pledge to never use the “R” word again. Our Structured Learning Class lead the way with sponsoring and hosting this event. Students of all abilities wore T-shirts and signed …
Five Weeks students earned high marks at the Emerging Excellent Art Showcase. The artwork entered by our amazing and talented artists received Advanced or Level 1 ratings (the highest scores you can get)! We are so proud of our artists!
KCCI Meteorologist, Jason Sydejko spoke to our 6th grade students about how meteorologists predict future storms and his job as a meteorologist. Science classrooms have just finished a unit on Natural Disasters and the technologies scientists use to predict them. The 6th …
Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:30 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.
Friday, Janaury 26th from 5-7PM, Des Moines Public Schools invites our South Side families to join members of the health care community in a night of fun and information. We invite you to join this specially designed event for all of the ELL Hispanic families from the South Side of Des Moines.