News & Announcements

School updates, important dates, and other notices.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: September 18, 2014

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Roll Call and Acknowledge Visitors
  3. Read Nasha Shkola Vision – What has been done this past month to bring the NS vision closer to reality?
  4. Agenda Approval
  5. Open Forum (Persons wishing to speak)
  6. REPORTS
    1. Special report: Leo Grichener, Publisher for “Zerkalo” with a proposal for future partnership
    2.  Director Report (Jake Nelson)
      • Review of the opening week of school
      • Enrollment update
      • Staff update
      • Student achievement (MCA results)
      • Curriculum update
      • Communication with parents (newsletter, ect.)
    3. Budget /Finances Report (Kyle Knutson)
    4. Marketing/recruitment committee report
    5. Federal CSP Grant report
  7. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approval of Minutes:
      1. August 21st, 2014 School Board Meeting
    2. Approve Financials: August, 2014
  8. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION/ APPROVAL
    1. Approve Teacher Work Agreements
      1. Celeste Olson – 2nd grade
    2. Annual Board meeting – Thursday, October 2nd 2014
      1. Expectations of a Nasha Shkola Charter School Board member
      2. Review of the candidates.
      3. Board Development Committee.
    3. School Advertising (Russian Language Directory of Minnesota)
    4.  School release (including early release on Fridays)
    5. Website development & changes – update
    6.  Extracurricular activities during the school year (plans, costs, etc.) update
  9. Other
    1. Next Board meeting – Thursday, October 16th Board Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm
    2. Finance committee Thursday prior to the Board meeting at 5:30 pm
    3. Parent information night – August 2, 2014, prior to Annual Board Meeting – 6pm
  10. Evaluation of the Meeting
    1. What went well?
    2. What did not?
  11. Adjourn meeting

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