Minutes of the April 23rd meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Deb Leary, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, Sarah Yowarski

Approval of Minutes from March Meeting

Approved

Spelling Bee

The notes that Cameron Cummings of the fraternity pulled together were shared. It will provide a template for starting earlier next year. If you have ideas for a co-chair (with a fraternity brother) for next year’s spelling bee let John L know. The brothers are willing to start in September and would be willing to go to the schools to promote the spelling bee. Dan agreed to look for a set of spelling words consistent with the common core.

Vision Quest

John B reported on the meeting the Vision Quest proponents had with Superintendent Vargas. The article in the paper was accurate, in that the proposal needs more details in order to be viable for the district. We had a similar set of concerns. We agreed to have representatives of Vision Quest come to our next meeting to discuss their proposal as it conflicts with our vision for school 16 as a neighborhood school.

School 16 renovation

Tom Richards has not responded to our request for a meeting. However I asked Superintendent Vargas about the role of that committee. His response convinced me that it was not necessary to meet with Tom Richards. John L told of a family who moved to Colgate St so school 16 would be a short walk for their son. I will try to contact the parents to be involved on the committee. John L brought up the proposal to survey the parents of children in local day cares. We should be prepared to organize events to provide community feedback on the designs for the schools in the FMP.

New Business

None

Minutes submitted by John Laing

Next Meeting Tuesday, May 6th at 7 pm in the 19th ward association office.

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Information Links

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ABOUT THE 19TH WARD

19th Ward Community Association
Rochester City Living
RocWiki.org

 

ANIMAL RELATED SERVICES

To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

PAWS, Inc.Providing Animal Welfare Services

City of Rochester Adopt a Dog or Cat

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 

 

BUYING A HOME IN THE 19TH WARD

Brooks Court New Homes

Homesteadnet.com

City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

COMMUNITY LINKS

Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City of Rochester 

John Lightfoot, Monroe County Legislator,District 25

Loretta Scott, City Council President, At Large

Willie Lightfoot, City Council Vice President, At-Large

LaShay D. Harris, South District

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

SouthWest Tribune

Rochester Green Living

ROCSPOT

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WDKX Urban contemporary 103.9 FM

WRUR 88.5 UR and WXXI partnership  88.5 FM

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations


EDUCATION

Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education

 

FAITH COMMUNITY

St. Monica Church

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

 

BUSINESSES


Brue Coffee (on RocWiki)

El Latino Restaurant
D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
TOPS Friendly Markets
Staybridge Suites

OUTREACH AND SERVICES

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning (CPLP)

Dealing with Lead
Drug Activity
Healthy Blocks
HEAP NY Home Heating Assistant
Home Safety Tips    LifeTimesAdultDay Health Care
Medicare
NeighborWorks Rochester
Parking / Abandoned Vehicles
2-1-1 Social Services
ACT Rochester

OTHER

Genesee Co-op FCU

3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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