Dr. Weeks Elementary School


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Diane Vitello
Vice Principal 
Jennifer Homeyer
DASA Coordinators
Jennifer Homeyer
Demetria Luces
Main Office
(315) 435-4097
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4091
School Address 
710 Hawley Ave. |
Syracuse, NY 13203
School Hours
8:30 AM-4:10 PM
Dr.weeks Elementary | A Community School



Welcome to Dr. Weeks Elementary: A Community School!

Dr. Weeks is part of a community network, which provides multiple solutions from one location. Our partners include NY State Mentoring, Peaceful Schools, Huntington Family Centers, United Way, City of Syracuse Parks and Recreation, Eastern Hills Bible Church, National Grid, McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, NEHDA, County Health Department, Before & Afterschool Child Care, Pass Da Rock Mentoring, County Sheriff's Office.

How can you access these supports? 

Just stop in or call Dr. Weeks:

710 Hawley Ave. 
Syracuse, NY 13203

Phone: (315) 435-4097

Ask for Mrs. Sawmiller, the Community School Director! 

School News
Curriculum Night, Title 1 Meeting, ENL Resource Night Curriculum Night, Title 1 Meeting, ENL Resource Night: Join us at Dr. Weeks Elementary Thursday September 20 2018 for our Curriculum Night, Title 1 Meeting and English as a New Language Resource Night. Time: 5pm-6:30pm. Teachers will be here to talk with you about what students are learning in school. Community partners will be here to talk to you about resources available in the community and here at Dr. Weeks. We hope to see you there! 315-435-4097 with questions. more >>
Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners in their children’s education.   TIP 1: Email is key when communicating with teachers Since many teachers don’t have telephones in their classrooms, the best way for parents  ... more >>
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments and offices have compiled their most frequently asked questions - with answers - relating to the back-to-school season. Please see below for these questions, separated by department. If you have ... more >>
Indoor Walking Trails Help SCSD Students’ Fitness Indoor Walking Trails Help SCSD Students’ Fitness: “This is so peaceful,” HW Smith third grader Ja’zeir Brown said as he walked with his enrichment class along the school’s indoor walking trail. “When we’re on the trail, we go past classrooms so we have to be quiet.”   Thanks to a Creating Healthy Schools and Communities Grant, a partnership between the SCSD and the Onondaga County Health Department, students at all SCSD elementary schools will soon have the same opportunity for quiet reflection ... more >>
Dr. Weeks Students Learn About Cultures & Cooking through ‘Books and Cooks’ Program Dr. Weeks Students Learn About Cultures & Cooking through ‘Books and Cooks’ Program: “Look at the water… it’s changing color!” a Dr. Weeks student exclaimed as he made tea for the first time.   Fifth graders in Mr. Hanley’s class selected their choice of orange, raspberry or chamomile tea as part of a lesson about England – through ‘Books and Cooks.’   In partnership with the Syracuse University Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public & Community Service , Books and Cooks brings SU nutrition students to elementary ... more >>

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Important Information

Curriculum Night
Join us Thursday September 20, 5pm for Curriculum, Title 1 and ENL Night.


Breakfast Snack and Lunch Menu's
Dr. Weeks Support Staff
Northeast Community Center
School Report Card
Syracuse University Enrichment


Receivership Report - 2017-18 Quarter 4
School Supply List 2018
Dr Weeks Community School Flier
Community School Survey Results