Minutes of the April 2nd, 2019 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Laing, John Boutet, Moiet James, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, Jake Wheeler, And Manny Hernandez

March minutes

Approved

Quad A luncheon

Quad A will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on June 5th. Dan will be attending the luncheon at the convention center and others are encouraged to join him.

Spelling Bee (April 6 at U of R)

The agenda for the day was reviewed and some issues clarified. Dr. Walter Cooper is giving the keynote address, and Eleanor Oi from U of R will lead a moment of silence in memory of Dr Paul Burgett, who had given the keynote address many times in the past. The fraternity brothers will take the students to the student center rather than the gym.

Next steps on local bussing

The number of people signing on to the petition is over 700. John and John will be meeting with the superintendent to discuss next steps. One of the documents to use as we go forward is the passionate talk in support of community schools given by Regent Wade Norwood last Saturday. Manny stated that he and his wife moved to the 19th ward so that their children could go to the same school (16) as she had. These personal examples will add passion to the numbers and thus be useful going forward.

We also need to understand the registration process as this can have a huge impact on the students who arrive at the school in September.

John and John met with the principal of school 17. She, staff, and volunteers went door to door in the immediate neighborhood to recruit students in K-2. That is how they reached over 70% of the K-2 students being local.

School reports and receivership

The discussions above consumed our time and we’ll take this up at the May meeting.

The next committee meeting will be Tuesday May 7th at 7 pm in the 19th Ward Community Association office.

Submitted by John Laing

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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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