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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: October 8, 2015

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call and Recognition of Visitors and Board Co-Chairs
  2. Approval of the Agenda for this meeting
  3. Read the Nasha Shkola Mission and Vision
  4. Open Forum for members of the public wishing to address the board
  5. Reports
    1. Co-Chairs Executive Report – Yelena Hardcopf and Oksana Cox
    2. Executive Director report
      1. Enrollment – 127
      2. Present Challenges
      3. Student Achievement (Yelena Hardcopf)
      4. Staff update
      5. LIT (Yelena Hardcopf)
    3. Marketing committee report (Oksana Cox and Natalia Kormina): School representation at
      marketing events: City of Minnetonka website, Minnetonka City-Wide Open House,
      American -Russian Chamber of Commerce in MN.
    4. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report, Sher Tischner, BDKA
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of September 10, 2015 Board meeting
    2. Financials September 2015
    3. Approve Work Agreements:
      Josie Boyle – part time Language Arts teacher
    4. NS revised By-laws
  7. Old Business
    1. Nasha Shkola score card (IQS)
    2. Before/After school care program
    3. Contract with school music
    4. Review and update school policies
      1. Adoption of MACS board policies chapters 1 & 2
    5. Nasha Shkola 2015-2016 programming
      1. Pre-K partnership with New Horizons update
      2. High school partnership with ERA, future development
  8. New Business
    1. Reduction of Director’s salary to assist with budget process
    2. Discussions with Minnetonka Christian Academy on cost reductions and building upkeep
    3. Benefit comparison for staff
    4. Review School Calendar
    5. Annual Report
  9. Other
  10. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting: November 12, 2015 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School

The Nasha Shkola Board meets the 2 nd Thursday of each month at 6:30

The Finance Committee meets at 5:30 prior to the board meeting

About Us

Exterior photo pf Nasha Shkola facilities.

Nasha Shkola — Russian for Our School — is an academically rigorous K-8 charter school, providing a highly-structured learning environment for students interested in Russian language and culture.

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School Info

Nasha Shkola
6717 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Phone: 763-496-5550
Fax: 763-424-8520

School Hours
Monday – Friday:
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Office Hours
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 4 pm