The mission of the Chinook community is to promote an environment of achievement, cooperation, respect, compassion and accountability for all. Our vision is for every Chinook student to be a responsible, productive citizen and a caring, lifelong learner.
Chinook opened its doors in fall 1992 and marked a new era of technologically advanced school construction.
Other historic moments:
2000-2001 — A transitional first-grade program is piloted at Chinook and three other elementary schools.
2004 – Chinook is among three schools in the district that pilot a recycling and composting program.
2005 – Chinook receives a $5,000 grant to develop a Confluence Art project to celebrate the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
2007 – Chinook pilots Yamaha keyboards to enhance the Music in Education program.
Fall 2009 – Chinook is one of nine district schools to receive Energy Star Awards for energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.