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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: July 19, 2022

Meeting Time: 6:30 PM
Meeting Format:
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  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 and Vision:
    • Mission: Nasha Shkola aspires to be a multi-cultural charter school committed to exceptional education in all areas of academic inquiry with an emphasis on Russian Language and Culture, providing structured and responsive learning environment based upon educational best practices for all students and their families.
    • Vision: To be an academically rigorous school preparing students for continued success as motivated learners and global citizens.
  4. Installation of new Board members:
    • Lydia Tonoyan, parent (2022-2024)
    • Peter Keller, parent (2022-2025)
  5. Reports
    1. Director report
      1. Operations: to be discussed in Old Business
      2. Enrollment projections
      3. Prekindergarten Funding
    2. Monthly Finance Report: June 2022
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of June 21, 2022 Board meeting
    2. Financials June, 2022
  7. Old Business
    1. School building operations
      1. Moving update
      2. Building readiness
      3. Accomplishments & plans
        • Phone service & internet
        • Cable cleans up and containment
        • Window fan units purchase
        • AC unit purchase for the lab & technology room
        • Portable Air Filtration System Purchase
        • New piano for Music program
        • White board removal & replacement (private contractor)
        • Water fountain/bottle filling station purchase & installation
        • LED light installation
        • Wall painting
        • Other
      4. Inspections
        • Fire marshal (completed 6/21)
        • Mold inspection
      5. New vendors & contractors
        • Orkin (Pest control)
        • Vivel LLC (Custodian Services)
        • GameTime playground: equipment repair & wood covering
    2. School Policies:
      • Uniform Policy update
      • Cell phone/electronic device policy
  8. New Business
    1. Review and appoint board committees, their representatives and appoint board officers:
      • Board Chair
      • Treasure
      • Secretary
      • Finance Committee
      • Personnel Committee (Director evaluation)
      • Board Development Committee (board elections)
    2. Board activity calendar 2022-2023 & Board training requirements
    3. Set substitute pay rate
    4. Establish future meeting time and dates
  9. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting:
August 16, 2022 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School
The Nasha Shkola Board meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
The Finance Committee meets at 5:30 PM prior to the board meeting.

Nasha Shkola School Campus

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.

Contact Us

    School Info

    Nasha Shkola
    2225 Zenith Avenue North
    Golden Valley, MN 55422

    Phone: 763-496-5550
    Fax: 763-424-8520

    School Hours
    Monday – Friday:
    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

    Office Hours
    Monday – Friday:
    8 am – 4 pm