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.

    Enrichment Registration for 2021-2022 School Year

    Current 6th and 7th graders, we have now opened enrichment registration on Skyward for next school year!  Please know, this is not a guarantee you will get these courses, things may change between now and next school year, but we will do our best to honor your requests.


    Health and PE is a requirement for 7th grade, and PE is a requirement for 8th grade, these courses have already been added to all schedules.  In addition, Band, Choir, and Orchestra has been added to all music student schedules.  Registration will close on May 31st, 2021 at 4:20pm.  If you have not registered by this point, we will automatically select courses for you.


    Please view this video to see how to sign up for enrichments:


    Students must be logged in to their personal Skyward account to sign up for classes.


    If you have questions please contact Mrs. Clinton or Mr. Rolen.



    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