News
February 9th, 2018

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.


January 25th, 2018

Schedule your time with your student to discuss grades and their learning progress. Students will explain their evidence for learning and teachers will guide and discuss the student’s growth and goals.


January 24th, 2018

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.


December 20th, 2017

Our students have been planning, preparing and experimenting for months. Now all of their hard work is put to the test as scientists, engineers, teachers and college students ask students to defend their findings.


November 20th, 2017

7th Grade students worked together in friendly competition for a student designed Service Learning Project. Advisory classes brought in their change for the Penny War! Together we raised nearly $200 to donate to the Animal Rescue League.


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. ┬áBring 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.