Welcome to the Counseling Center
Welcome to the website for Chinook's school counseling team! You can find resources and information from the counseling center on this page.
6th/7th Enrichment Registration
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 June 1st, 2020. If you have not registered by this point, we will automatically select courses for you.
Below are some links to learn more about each class and get a step by step guide on how to register.
Step-by-Step How to Register:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; Phone: (360) 412-4534
The district is offering breakfast and lunch service, please see this link for more information:
***St. Martin's University will have another pop up food bank on Thursday, April 23rd from 10am to 3pm***
If you need internet access, Comcast is offering any new customers 60 days of free service, otherwise please contact your school counselor.
We have received numerous requests for help with rent, currently there is an eviction moratorium that states landlords cannot evict a tannate with a 14 day notice to pay or vacate due to lack of ability to pay rent. We strongly suggest renters contact their landlords in writing to explain their situation. The current moratorium is until April 17th, we will update our website should the Governor extend this. If you are need of assistance with rent please contact the resources below.
Family Support Center of South Sound:
They offer homeless services, parent/child education, resource navigation, and family justice assistance.
Accepting requests from Thurston County residents who are being severely affected by the econocmic impacts of the COVID-19 virus for assistance with rent, utilities, childcare and other basic needs.
City Gates Ministries:
They continue to provide limited assistance with food, blankets, furniture, household items, etc.
City of Olympia Lifeline Rate Program (utility assistance):
City of Lacey Utility Assistance:
DSHS Housing Assistance:
Salvation Army of Thurston County:
Evergreen Christian Community:
St. Vincent de Paul
Thurston County Together! Family Resource Guide:
Apply for Unemployment:
State Need Mental Health Practices:
Behavior Health Resources
SeaMar Tumwater Behavior Health
Military OneSource - offers many resources for military families
Online Mental Health Help:
Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety:
Ongoing Student Opportunities