Minutes of the November 7th, 2017 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

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

October minutes Approved

Spelling Bee Status

The word lists for this year have been distributed to the school coordinators, all of whom participated last year. Two early winners are eligible for scholarships and we are working to contact them directly. The Bee will be in April, likely either the 14th or 21st. Contact has been made with the fraternity and they have their elections soon at which point we will know the contact person for us.

Table at the 19th ward convention

John B has architectural renderings of the renovation and we will show these at our table at convention. Also a chart of the Spelling Bee winners will be there.

School 16 Renovation Status

There is lots of activity including two shift operations and weekends. We discussed the need for some signage and I was to contact Allen Williams to discuss the need. We also need to continue the discussions with the district on the strategy to transition to a neighborhood school starting with preK and K students in the fall of 2018. Dan offered to write a proposal for recruitment of neighborhood children into school 16.

Old/New Business

GS4A has been active in sponsoring talks (one by Nikole Hannah-Jones was particularly excellent) and workshops on their proposal of a network of magnet schools to jointly service RCSD and suburban students to achieve a more diverse population. We also discussed the New York Schools Quality Index reporting.

Next Meeting

Tuesday December 5th at 7 pm in the 19th Ward Community Association office.

Submitted by John Laing

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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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