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Home of the Wolf Pups

What makes our school special? We maintain the highest expectations—both academic and social—for our students. We also work to build strong ties with our families so that all members of our school community feel welcome and can be involved. We strive to ensure that school is a joyful place for everyone.
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Should I send my child to school today?

Is your child too sick to go to school today? Use these guidelines until you can speak with your health care provider.

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See you at school

Did you know that research shows just two missed days of school every month, even in kindergarten, can cause a child to suffer academically and decrease the chances that he or she will graduate? While some absences are unavoidable, they quickly add up.

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Shifting bus culture

Every time he pulls up to a school, bus driver John Ringold says the same thing to his young passengers: “I’m proud of you and I care about you. Please be safe, respectful, responsible and cooperative. Thank you and have a wonderful day. You’re awesome.”

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Brief evacuation of Chinook Elementary

Today, October 10, around 1:30 p.m., a staff member discovered an unidentifiable cylinder in the school mailbox. Law enforcement was notified and students and staff were evacuated.

Connect with us

Principal: Joe Lapidus

Main: 360-313-1600
Attendance: 360-313-1402

School hours:
8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

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Welcome to Chinook!

Chinook Elementary School


All day, every day.

Your child is required to be at school all day, every day.

At Chinook, our goal is for students to be here to learn, learn, learn!

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