Minutes of the September 5th, 2019 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: Joe Baldino, John Boutet, John Laing, Lee Loomis, Moniek Silas-Lee, Dan Ross, Jay Ross

August minutes

  • Approved

Spelling Bee wrap-up of 9th annual, initiate planning for 10th

  • Only 4 items were charged, for a total spend of $1,718.83.

Rochester Coalition for Public Education Report and Busing Status

  • John B shared the process being used by this committee, and an overview of their proposal. It includes a busing for all students independent of distance. Harry Bronson has been active on this committee. John B supplied copies of draft #5 which he encouraged all to read. Provide any feedback to him.

Community Schools

  • RCSD held their second annual Community School Summit on August 19. The program was based on the ABCD model, or Asset Based Community Development. It changes the focus from what are we missing to what resources are available and how can we build on them. Many of the speakers referred to the assets in, and students from the neighborhood, or neighborhood-based community schools. The 19th ward has our share of designated community schools, namely 10, 16, 19, Wilson Foundation. Materials and presentations are available at https://sites.google.com/rcsd121.org/rcsd-2nd-annual-community-scho/home.

School reports

  • #10 is looking at having a science fair. Lee reported on the science day at #17 where the impact of the Xerox Science consultants was cited

  • #16 will hold an open house September 26 from 5:30 to 8:00. 19th wca will have a table.

  • #19 Monique reported that they were off to a good start with the longer school day (9 to 4:30). On September 25 they will have a picnic in GVP.

  • #29 Joe stated they were off to a good start, and is almost (1 opening) fully staffed. Enrollment is at 310 with 1K, plus preK and 3year old preK. Their parent liaison is high energy and has remodeled a room next to the front door for parents.

The next committee meeting will be Tuesday October 1st 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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