Weeks Junior High School
Weeks Junior High School, ca. 1933
|Location||7 Hereward Rd., Newton, Massachusetts|
|Architect||Henry & Richmond|
|Architectural style||Tudor Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||84000105 |
|Added to NRHP||October 23, 1984|
The former Weeks Junior High School, also known as John Wingate Weeks Junior High School, is a historic school located at 7 Hereward Road, corner of Rowena Road in the village of Newton Center in Newton, Massachusetts. built in 1930, it was named for John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860 - July 12, 1926), who was mayor of Newton 1903-1904 before becoming a United States Representative from Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, a United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and the United States Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. He also was a co-founder in 1888 of the investment firm Hornblower & Weeks. His son Sinclair Weeks was mayor of Newton when the school was opened.
Weeks Junior High School was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.