News
September 10th, 2018

Des Moines Public Schools is excited to offer our 8th annual Washington D.C. 8th grade trip. This trip will take place over Spring Break 2019. We will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 12th at the Callanan Middle School Cafeteria at 6pm. All are welcome to attend to find out more about this … Read more »


September 10th, 2018

For information on the school food pantry at Weeks, please contact Stacy Cornwell, Kelli Luft, Whitney Maclin, or Maribel De Jesus at 242-8449.


September 10th, 2018

Parents gathered at Weeks on September 6th for a bi-lingual information session on Infinite Campus, the online student reporting system for grades, attendance, and more.


September 5th, 2018

Ever wonder what your kids are really doing on their computers, smartphones, and gaming systems? Want to learn ways to protect them and keep them safe? On Thursday, September 13, 6:30-7:30 PM in the Weeks Middle School Auditorium, Iowa State Trooper Rod Larson will present on internet safety. Trooper Larson is an expert in keeping … Read more »


August 27th, 2018

Leading Weeks Middle School in 2018-19 are administrators Mike Pecina in 7th Grade, Chris Reeves in 8th Grade, Principal Cheryl Modlin, and Jason Snow in 6th Grade.


August 27th, 2018

Coming back to school means building relationships with each other to create a community of learners. Team building activities in classes take many forms, like moving cups with strings, building marshmallow towers, or creating classroom expectations together, just to name a few.


August 18th, 2018

School Leadership Team members met for a retreat on August 10th to prepare for the school year. They celebrated successes of Weeks students, got to know each other better, and set priority areas for the 2018-19 school year.


August 3rd, 2018

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.


May 9th, 2018

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 are a large part of what makes Weeks Middle School a special place.


May 2nd, 2018

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.