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School updates, important dates, and other notices.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: May 12, 2016

  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 – 128.23
      2. Present Challenges – Update
      3. Student Achievement & Testing update(Yelena Hardcopf)
      4. Staff update
      5. LIT (Yelena Hardcopf)
    3. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report, Lisa Hasledalen, Designs
      2.  FY 16 Cash Flow update
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of April 14, 2016 Board meeting
    2. Financials April 2016
  7. Old Business
    1. Nasha Shkola 2016-2017 enrollment projections and programming needs – 123
    2. Strategic Plan of action for 5 years
    3. Review of Action Items
      1. Finance training for board members around the time for planning the budget in March.
      2. Annual board meeting – June 7, 2016 & election: update and concerns
  8. New Business
    1. IQS monitoring review and paperwork

    2. Approval of new Employee agreement

    3. Mark Stipakov – Preschool partnership proposal

    4. Vendor bids – approval of contracts

      a. MCA – discuss proposal and make decision

      b. Busing (contract from AST)

      c. Food Service two quotes – CKC & Premier

      d. Audit Firm – 2 quotes

      e. Designs for Learning – savings of $12,980 from BKDA

      f. MVNA – nursing services for school

    5. Approve MACS Policies chapters 7 & 8

    6. Review FY 17 budget proposal

    7. Title Compliance response

    8. Admission of young children to K for next year

    9. Two opportunities of additional income sources

    10. Potential sub lease for FY 18 – How do we proceed

    11. School uniform

    12. Staff satisfaction survey and retention (closed session)

  9. Other
  10. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting: June 9, 2016 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School

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

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

Other important dates:

  1. June 7th, 2016 9:00 am Annual Board Meeting and election
  2. May 19th 6:00-7:00 Open House
  3. May 20th 1:00-4:00 Slavic Bazaar

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 – 4:30 pm

Office Hours
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 4 pm