Welcome to the Counseling Center

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the website for Chinook's school counseling team!  You can find resources and information from the counseling center on this page.


    College Bound Sign Up Help!

    Do you need help signing up for the College Bound Scholarship?  Join the counselors live during conferences to get some one on one help signing up for the College Bound Scholarship!

    Tuesday, 12pm to 1:30pm

    Wednesday, 12:15pm to 1:15pm

    Thursday, 12:15pm to 1:15pm; and 5pm to 6pm

    Check Skyward Family Access or your email for links to these meetings!

    If you cannot make it to the help session check out this video on how to sign up:



    Holiday Help

    United Way Flyer

    Lacey Firefighters Chairty (Thanksgiving/Christmas)


    Do you need help with Housing/Utilities/Food?

    Reach out to the Community Action Council for Assistance, (360) 438-1100 


    WA COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund 

    If you're an immigrant experiencing hard times because of COVID-19, and you are not eligible for federal financial relief or unemployment insurance, this fund is for you.


    Ongoing Student Opportunities

    Thurston County TOGETHER! Club House - after school activity and homework help program.

    Chinook Clubs - activities with other Chinook students.


     Please Contact Your School Counselor Via Email If Your Student or Family is in Need of Assistance or you wish to set up a Google Meet/Zoom meeting.



    Lauren Clinton - works with students with the last names A through L. Email: lclinton@nthurston.k12.wa.us; Phone: (360) 412-4764

    During the current school closure, Mrs. Clinton is most available Monday and Tuesday, and every weekday between noon and two.  Please email her and she will either email or return your call.


    Greg Rolen - works with students with the last names M through Z. Email: grolen@nthurston.k12.wa.us; Phone: (360) 412-4765.  During the school closure Mr. Rolen is available as needed please email him and he will reach out to you via email or phone.



    Bassie Whipple - mental health counselor.  Email: bwhipple@nthurston.k12.wa.us; Phone (360) 481-5340.  During the school closure Mrs. Whipple is available from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Monday through Friday.


    Lori Poppert - registrar for your general questions, making appointment, or registering/withdrawing a student. Email: lpoppert@nthurston.k12.wa.us; Phone: (360) 412-4534