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This group is intended for use as a forum for discussing Education topics of interest to our SW Rochester community and for organizing information on our public schools, the RCSD and other education topics.

Location: Rochester, NY
Members: 39
Latest Activity: Jan 11

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SWCC Education Committee Meeting are held on the 4th Wednesday at 6:30pm, at the Arnett Branch Library.  All are welcome.

Hopefully this is enough to get us off and running. Don't hesitate to email or call if you have questions.  jboutet@frontiernet.net 328-4271   

Also, check out: KhanAcademy.org - A Game Changer for Your Children

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19WCA Schools Committee minutes - October 12, 2016

Started by John Boutet Jan 10. 0 Replies

Minutes of the October 12th, 2016 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Jay Ross, Dan RossAugust minutes Approved with one change of dateSpelling BeeNo one has volunteered to chair so we…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee minutes - May 10, 2017

Started by John Boutet Jan 10. 0 Replies

Minutes of the May 10th, 2017 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: John Boutet, John Laing, Jay Ross, Dan Ross, and Sarah YaworskiGuests: Eamonn Scanlon, Fane PetrescuApril minutes ApprovedSpelling Bee Wrap-UpNot…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee minutes - December 5, 2017

Started by John Boutet Jan 9. 0 Replies

Minutes of the December 5th, 2017 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: Dan Ross, Jay Ross, John Laing, Jacob Wheeler, Antonio Alvarado, and Joe BaldinoNovember minutesApprovedSpelling Bee StatusAntonio and Jacob…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee minutes - October 3, 2017

Started by John Boutet Jan 9. 0 Replies

Minutes of the October 3rd, 2017 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: John Boutet, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, John Laing, Sabrina LaMarSeptember minutes ApprovedChange in Meeting DateThe second Tuesday worked fine. The…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee minutes - November 7, 2017

Started by John Boutet Jan 9. 0 Replies

Minutes of the November 7th, 2017 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: John Boutet, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, John LaingOctober minutes ApprovedSpelling Bee StatusThe word lists for this year have been distributed to…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee minutes - September 13, 2017

Started by John Boutet Jan 9. 0 Replies

Minutes of the September 13th, 2017 meeting ofThe 19th Ward Community Association Schools CommitteeAttendees: John Boutet, Dan Ross, Jay Ross, John Laing, Sarah Yaworski,August minutes ApprovedChange in Meeting DateThere is the potential to recruit…Continue

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Comment by John Boutet on December 9, 2017 at 12:44pm

Here is a great video about two school districts: https://vimeo.com/223637669

Comment by Mark Sweetland on May 5, 2017 at 6:12am

Very good article about new school superintendent, from D&C:

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/05/04/barbara-d...

Comment by Mark Sweetland on April 7, 2017 at 12:42am

Best news I have seen on City School situation in 10 years.  Congratulations, Barbara, and I hope you have great success!

Comment by John Boutet on April 7, 2017 at 12:00am

Here is a great piece on Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams by Tim Macaluso of City Newspaper.  From what we have seen this is an accurate assessment.

Comment by Mark Sweetland on March 23, 2017 at 6:03am
Comment by John Boutet on January 22, 2017 at 1:26am

BETSY DEVOS>  In case the goings-on in Washington have you upset about what the perils are for education, here it is put to music:  https://www.facebook.com/baldpianoguy/videos/1627517420887971/

This is the time for us to get involved with our schools and safeguard them.  Come to the January 25th SWCC Education Committee Meeting at the Arnett Library to learn about the change in design plan for School 16.  We meet on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm.

Comment by John Boutet on January 6, 2017 at 11:29pm
Comment by John Boutet on November 4, 2016 at 5:21pm

Be sure to check out Justin Murphy's November 4, 2016 D&C article Rochester reshuffling public school buildings again .  Some of these changes may impact our elementary schools in the future.  After 16 is renovated it will be School 10's turn.  Where those School 10 students move for swing space will be an issue.  There is also the question of where our 19th Ward elementary students will go for junior high.  If Wilson Magnet now becomes 7-12 does that mean it becomes our destination of choice for 7 and 8?  We need to stay on top of what the district is doing and make sure if makes sense for our students.

Comment by John Boutet on May 19, 2016 at 3:52pm

-> Here is a great idea on how to get exercise in class!

Healthi Headlines - May 2016.eml

Comment by Marian Boutet on March 7, 2016 at 8:00pm

-> Here's a podcast of John (Boutet) in an interview on Rochester Free Radio's The Broken Spear Vision 31 talking about the necessity of restoring neighborhood schools.  Please feel free to express your own thoughts on the subject here.

 
 
 

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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

 

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El Latino Restaurant
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