School Board Report

March 5, 2019 School Board Work Session

  • Construction Oversight Update
    Director of Technology, Security & Operations Bryan Hennekens, Director of Finance & Operations Denise Sundstrom and North Park Principal Jeff Cacek, along with representatives from Kraus Anderson, MLA Architects and the Cuningham Group presented an update on the Construction Oversight at North Park and Columbia Heights High School.

    Other Items
    Director of Technology, Security & Operations Bryan Hennekens and Director of Human Resources Lindsey Bennett presented information about the effect of construction on the proposed 2019-2020 District calendar.

    Superintendent Kathy Kelly presented information on a possible partnership with the Country Music Association Foundation and possible funding.


    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room 
    March 18-22, No School, Spring Break 
    7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    Friday, April 5, No School, Grading Day

  • Chair John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, School Board Policy SubCommittee and Liaison to Highland Elementary. 

    Vice Chair Naty Severson: Association of Metropolitan School Districts and Liaison to and North Park Elementary.

    Treasurer Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Liaison to the City of Columbia Heights and to Columbia Academy.

    Clerk Laura Palmer: NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board, School Board Policy SubCommittee and Liaison to Valley View Elementary.

    Director Hala Asamarai: Minnesota School Board Association Legislative Liaison, Liaison to the City of Hilltop and Columbia Heights High School.

    Director Molly Lewis: Minnesota State High School League, School Board Policy SubCommittee, Liaison to the City of Fridley and to the Family Center.


  • For more information on the School Board Report, contact Kristen Stuenkel at 763-528-4515.


    Mission 2019