Minutes of the July 19th, 2017 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Boutet, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, John Laing, Sarah Yaworski, Shaunta Collier-Santos, Cicilia Golden, Lee Loomis

June minutes Approved

School 16 schedule

Our discussion ranged from the renovation schedule outlook and the implications of the impacts of being late to the desirability of neighborhood and community schools to middle school strategies and state compensation for busing. A distillation of the discussion came down to the question “what do we want for our children”. A summary statement was “children have a clear path from preK through 12 within their neighborhood”. Dan and Sarah agreed to flesh out this statement into a document that we can use to communicate our position

School 44 status

The strategy for school 44 has been discussed at the Superintendent cabinet meeting and we await the results.

Spelling Bee

The budget for 2018 was discussed and some modifications incorporated.

When school 16 returns to Post Ave and a preK-6 configuration it will leave school 19 as the only school with 7 and 8 students. At that point we can decide to limit the spelling bee to grades 3-6 or add 7 and 8 from a different school such as Wilson Academy.

I’m working with the Community Foundation to have an event for the first spelling bee winners.

Uses for community space at school 16

We brainstormed uses and sources for the community space at school 16 with the following opportunities: literacy volunteers, parent ed, CASH (income tax), satellite classroom, Police Athletic League, community groups unable to use the library now, pre and after school care (YMCA, Boys and Girls club, etc)

Next Meeting

Wednesday August 9th at 7 pm in the 19th Ward Community Association office.

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Information Links

These links plus others can also be found under the Links tab.

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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