School Board Report
  • Nov. 17, 2020 School Board Work Session

    Police Liaison Contract Information
    Executive Director of Education Services Bondo Nyembwe and Director of Technology, Security & Building Operations Bryan Hennekens presented information regarding the Police Liaison Contract.

    New, Suspended and Deleted Courses
    Director of Teaching & Learning Tara Thukral, Columbia Academy Principal Duane Berkas and Columbia Heights High School Principal Dan Wrobleski presented information on new, suspended and deleted courses for the 2021-2022 school year.

    World's Best Workforce Annual Report
    Director of Teaching & Learning Tara Thukral presented information on the World's Best Workforce Annual Report.

    Minnesota State High School League Foundation Form A Application
    Columbia Heights High School Assistant Principal Matt Miller presented information on the Minnesota State High School League Foundation Form A Application.

    Board Organizational Meeting
    School Board Chair Naty Severson, Superintendent Zena Stenvik and School Board Election Clerk Dawn Hoium presented information on the Board Organizational Meeting.

    New School Board Member Mentorship
    School Board Chair Naty Severson and the Board discussed new school board members mentorship.

    School Board Goal 3 - Reading and Discussing the book How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
    School Board Chair Naty Severson and the Board discussed sections one to six of How to be an Antiracist focusing on issues involving governances and vision.

    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 -- Special Called Meeting on Mid-Year Superintendent Evaluation, Community Room/Electronic Means
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 -- Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room/Electronic Means
    Nov. 26-27 -- No School, District Offices Closed

Current School Board Committee Assignments

  • Chair Naty Severson: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, School Board Policy Sub-Committee

    Vice Chair Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Liaison to the City of Columbia Heights

    Clerk Molly Lewis: Minnesota State High School League, School Board Policy Sub-Committee

    Treasurer Laura Palmer: NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board, School Board Policy Sub-Committee, Parliamentarian

    Director Hala Asamarai: Minnesota School Board Association, Liaison to the City of Hilltop

    Director John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, Liaison to City of Fridley


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    Mission 2019