Minutes of the May 7th, 2019 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Laing, John Boutet, Moiet James, Dan Ross, Sara Yaworski

April minutes

Approved

Spelling Bee

Moiet will have the budget and spend report by Monday, May 13. She estimated that spending was under budget.

The Spelling Bee started on time, and parents leaving early were not too disruptive. There were only two children picked up by the bus at school 33. For those who missed the event John B filmed the event and it is available on line, at: https://youtu.be/VilJIuV1p8A .

There were 6 winners due to ties in two of the grade levels when we ran out of words. 7 trophies had been ordered so there is an extra one to display in the office.

One issue that popped up was the lack of permission slips for the students. Actions were put in place to understand how to resolve this in the future.

Generating our own word lists was a worthwhile activity but it was decided to go back to the Scripp’s list to stay consistent with a national standard. This will supply 50 words per grade level, and we will add another 50.

Superintendent selection process

John B attended the sessions this weekend. The article in City Newspaper provides a good summary.

Local bussing

The number of people signing on to the petition is over 700. John and John met with Dan Lowengard and Linda Cimusz and confirmed that they supported the change, but wanted us to lead the effort. John and John were to contact state senators and representatives to lobby them for support. John B had contacted the mayor and we are trying to find a spot on her schedule.

School reports and receivership

There is a pause in the activities associated with the CET process. We expect the pace to pick up as the next set of meetings take place. There was discussion around what activities can make a difference and these need to be identified and prioritized.

The next committee meeting will be Tuesday June 11th 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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