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Minutes of the May 10th, 2017 meeting of

The 19th Ward Community Association Schools Committee

Attendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Jay Ross, Dan Ross, and Sarah Yaworski

Guests: Eamonn Scanlon, Fane Petrescu

April minutes Approved

Spelling Bee Wrap-Up

Not all bills have been received for the spelling Bee as yet – will discuss more next meeting along with a spending outlook for next year.

At a future meeting we will look at the proposals for changes from the April meeting’s minutes and set targets for next year. 19WCA has requested that we have spellers march in the parade. We agreed and decided to have a banner printed, which could be used in the future to help guide people to the spelling bee location.

School 16 status

RCSD has taken the challenge of a Sept 2018 start date and are working two shifts to compress the construction schedule. There are some activities in the opportunity category. In case the bids come back under the budget funds may be released for some of these. The physical plans will accommodate the use of the gym and cafeteria for community purposes, but there is no commitment from the city to staff it. When Wilson High School (formerly West High) had an addition with a gym and pool, they were designated for community use. We should determine what happened with that initiative to see if it can provide us with lessons learned.

Planning for Square Fair

John and John will man the table and others are encouraged to come as well. The architect will provide laminated drawings of the building, both the external look and the room configuration.

Every Student Succeeds Act (Eamonn)

Eamonn is the lead education Organizer for Metro Justice. He brought information concerning The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation’s schools. This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students. State Ed is holding a series of public hearings. The hearing for our area is May 30th at 6:30 in Rush Henrietta High School, Sperry Building, 1799 Lehigh Station Road in Henrietta. More information is available on line at the State Department of Ed website (nysed.gov)

Next Meeting

Wednesday, June 14th at 7 pm in the 19th Ward Community Association office.

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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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