Tinker Visits Eighth Grade Civics Classes

In the 50th year anniversary week of the infamous Supreme Court case, Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent Public Schools, Mary Beth Tinker, her brother Leonard Tinker III, and her partner Kesh Ladduwahetty joined Weeks Middle School to celebrate …

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Weeks Science Students Place at DMPS Science Fair

Congratulations to Matthew Hernandez and Jackson Senecaut for earning Second Place in the Earth/Environmental Science Category. Their research topic was “How can we produce the most energy with the least amount of water?”

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Parent Conferences

Parent conferences will be held February 18 and 19 from 4:15-7:15 PM. Parents and guardians can sign up for a time through their child’s Advisory teacher or by using the sign-up link which will come via e-mail.

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Veterans’ Day Performance

On Friday, November 9th, the Weeks 7th & 8th Grade Choirs, under the direction of Mrs. Gloria Steger, honored our veterans and their families with a performance of patriotic and armed forces songs.

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Optimist Luncheon Honors Weeks Students

Congratulations to Alexander Pond and Aayailah Huff who were honored as 2018 Youth Appreciation Award Recipients by the Des Moines Metro Area Optimists. Students from 21 schools in the Des Moines metro area were awarded. Alexander and Aayailah …

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Application Period Open For Trip to KOFU, Japan

The student application process for the June 2019 Kofu, Japan Exchange is underway. This student exchange is entering its 36th year and proves to be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities offered to the students of Des Moines Public Schools. Click on the headline to see a student produced video and read more about the trip. Students must be at least 12 years old on or before June 1, 2019 to be eligible.

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High School Course Registration

Eighth grade students will begin to request high school courses soon. Counselors from Lincoln and East will be coming to help students register for courses through Infinite Campus’ My Academic Planner (MyAP). Students in Mr. Regan’s Civics classes will …

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Spring Break Trip to Washington D.C.

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.  Linked (https://vimeo.com/132887335 ) is a video to provide a brief overview of the …

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