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November 11th, 2017

Students and staff at Weeks honored our brave veterans and soldiers. Our school chorus performed patriotic songs and students wrote thank you cards to veterans. As a final honor students wore red, white and blue colors to form our American Flag. We thank our brave men and women veterans for their sacrifice and service.


November 6th, 2017

Free tutoring is available for Weeks students after school on Thursdays. Students will receive tutoring in foundational math and informational literacy skills. Click on the article link to register your student for this opportunity to learn and grow.


October 12th, 2017

Students in Ms. Heinrichs 6th Grade Science class problem solve and work together to complete simple experiments to unlock combination locks and break out. Team work, communication and problem solving are essential skills for academic and career success. Here at Weeks we Think Deeply. Solve Problems. Work Together. #weeksmeanssuccess


September 25th, 2017

Help raise money for activities and resources here at Weeks. ¬†Bring in your Box Tops or send them with your student. Every little bit helps provide funding for classroom projects and student activities. We also accept Coca-Cola Give Codes or create an account and select Weeks Middle School. There are so many small ways to … Read more »


August 11th, 2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.


July 14th, 2017

Get ready for back to school with this year’s school supply lists. Click on the article or the Parent’s tab to view the lists.


May 30th, 2017

Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of a meningitis vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. As of Aug. 1, 20% of incoming Weeks 7th grade students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.


May 1st, 2017

World Food Festival and Education Presentation on May 2nd from 4-7 pm hosted by Dream 2 Teach. Students will make presentations and sell food from around the world. The event raises money for school supplies for schools in their home countries. Make a plan to bring your family to the Fair and donate to event … Read more »


April 24th, 2017

Weeks’ artists participated in an art event called Emerging Excellence this last Saturday down in Indianola. They met with jurors and discussed their artistic process where they were rated on their skills. ¬†Each artist received ribbons or medals for their work with both Level 1 & Level 2 ratings! Congratulations to our winning artists!


April 21st, 2017

Our Weeks Poetic Warriors put on an excellent performance of their creative and moving poetry! Groups and individuals bravely performed their poetry in front of family and peers. Original poetry topics ranged from social justice and bullying to the fun of writer’s block and clever haikus. We are proud of our Weeks Poet Warriors!