Minutes of the May 1st, 2018 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Sarah Yaworski, Joe Baldino

April minutes

Approved

Spelling Bee Feedback

The Spelling Bee was successful, and the fraternity had students ready to go when their turn arrived. The students were well prepared and were comfortable on stage. The word lists should be revised to have harder words for the later rounds. Feedback from our partners will be solicited to incorporate in next year’s spelling bee.

School 16 Status and meeting with Commissioner LeBron

There had been a rumor in school 16 that the building would not be available for teachers until a week before the start of school. Mike Schmidt confirmed that they were committed to August 1st availability.

We found that our priorities and those of Commissioner LeBron were in good agreement and that we felt she would represent us well.

School 44 Placement Status

People reported that parents living near school 44 were directed to school 17, which is contrary to our expectations. After the meeting we added the following. The school choice policy is spelled out in the path forward demographic report. Please review before our meeting on June 5.

School 29 Status

Joe reported that School 29, as part of its focus on inclusivity is going to redesign its playground to enable their school population to be able to play together. Some RIT faculty members are involved in the process. We suggested that Joe attend the next delegates’ council meeting (May 10) to talk about the concept and ask for input.

Some students will be going on tour at RIT

School 19 Status

School 19 will have some renovation over the summer to make the entrance more secure.

Old/New Business

The next committee meeting will be Tuesday June 5th 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

Coupon offers from Pet Saver Superstore

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

Scottsville Veterinary Adoptions - Petco Clinics

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 Councilman  Adam McFadden

City Councilman  Dana Miller

City of Rochester 

County Legislator 25th District John Lightfoot

County Legislator 27th  District  Willie Lightfoot

Craigslist 19th Ward Search

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

Rochester Green Living

ROCSPOT

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

SWAN Community Band

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WRUR 88.5 U of R Radio

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations

S.W.A.N.


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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