Minutes of the June 10th, 2015 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, Sarah Yaworski

Guests: Alana Freidman, Diane Watkins

Approval of April and May minutes

Accepted

Feedback from Square Fair

John and John made story boards for schools 16 and 44 which told the stories well. Several people were unaware that 16 was closed, so the storyboards will be useful for other functions (Westside market, etc). Attendance was up for the 50th anniversary and many people came by.

Summer Reading - Alana

Alana explained that she is an urban fellow working on summer reading. She described a productive meeting with the Arnett library staff, and a proposal to have the children produce a guide to the neighborhood. We provided feedback on people she should have involve in this project.

Volunteer recruitment/training process

Our discussion focused on the wording of our MOA with the district, and what our process should include. The major concern is how do we protect the children, and secondarily how do we protect the association from a law suit if something goes awry. Dan took the action to assemble a subcommittee to come up with a process of selection/vetting/training volunteers. Sheila Driscoll and Diane Watkins from the executive committee volunteered to participate. Please provide any input to Dan.

Volunteer to chair spelling bee

None to date

Old Business

John B attended the meeting of the Construction board. They are still waiting for information from the district before asking for RFP’s for the architectural designs. They estimated that they were 6 months behind.

New Business

John L set up a meeting with Barbara Goldhammer and Adele Bovard to discuss the planning for student placement at 16 and 44. The meeting is Tuesday, June 16 in room 1-N108 at central office

Next Meeting Wednesday, July 8th at 7 pm in the 19th ward association office.

Flier for distribution:

  • Did you know School 16 on Post Avenue will be reopened as a fully renovated neighborhood/community school?

  • Do you want to have input on the renovations?

  • Do you know the renovated school will reopen as early as 2018?



Take this opportunity to find out what this could mean for your child!



The 19th Ward Schools Committee is working to restore our schools to the neighborhood anchors they once were. They need to be educational beacons that attract parents to the neighborhood and make them want to stay here! Your participation is key. We want to contact all parents in the neighborhood to invite them to participate in the planning and revitalization of our schools

At Square Fair this June 6th 2015, part of School 16 will be open to display the facility studies that have been done in preparation for renovation planning. Visitors can ask questions and sign up for planning sessions. We hope you will be able to join us at School 16 on the west end of Aberdeen Square and take part in our school revival.

If you have questions contact John Laing a href="mailto:jlaing1@rochester.rr.com">jlaing1@rochester.rr.com>

You can also review the work the community has been doing to champion our schools by looking at: http://www.location19.org/group/sw-education-forum

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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

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Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

COMMUNITY LINKS

Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

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Loretta Scott, City Council President, At Large

LaShay D. Harris, South District

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Minority Reporter

SouthWest Tribune

Rochester Green Living

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Teen Empowerment

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Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations


EDUCATION

Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education

 

FAITH COMMUNITY

St. Monica Church


BUSINESSES

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

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OTHER

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3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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