Chinook News for Wk of 2/6-2/10

Your every Sunday oh-FISH-al school newsletter!


This Week: 2/6-2/10

  • 2/6-2/10- This is a Health Week (FYI: Art/Health is on a rotating schedule)
  • 2/6-2/10 - GYM Schedule / Mr. Hall OUTSIDE gym & Ms. Straubinger INSIDE gym
  • 2/6-2/10 - PTA/Student Council - Kindness Week / Valentine's Grams (more info to come)
  • 2/6-2/10 - ELL ACCESS Testing Window Open (more info below)

  • Tue, 2/7 - FINAL Jr. Native Youth Olympics After School Practice / 4:00-5:00
  • Wed, 2/8 - CHINOOK FAMILY NIGHT / 5:30-7:00 / food, fun, activities focused on attendance (more info below)
  • Fri, 2/10 - Chinook Spirit Day

Looking ahead...

  • 2/13 - PTA meeting / 6PM / via Zoom
  • 2/13-2/17 - PTA/Student Council - Kindness Week / Valentine's Grams (more info to come)
  • 2/20 - Presidents Day holiday - No School
  • 3/3 - PTA Iditaread Read a Thon Kick off (more info to come)
  • 3/10 - State released grade reporting day. End of third quarter - No School
  • 3/13-3/17 - Spring break
  • 3/21 - Tastee Freez Take Over (more info to come)
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Join us THIS Wed, 2/8, for FAMILY NIGHT! 5:30-7

School Attendance: Our goal is 90%

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We want to hear from YOU!

The 2023 School Climate and Connectedness Survey (SCCS) Family survey is available!
Click here to take the survey. Takes about 5 minutes
6th Grade Families - Info on Mears Electives

The 6th gr will get the opportunity to spend time in classes and in the library, learn about elective class offerings and to submit a request for which electives to take next year. Students will have from Jan 30- Feb 10th to submit elective requests.

Let's be prepared...

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ASD Spring Lottery opens 2/15

Do you know of a child who would benefit from our Open Optional program? Spring Lottery for the 2023-2024 school year opens February 15! Want more information? Click the ASD link here.


Some of the larger summer programs are already opening registration.

  • Campfire - 3 different programs offered scholarships available and daycare assistance accepted based on program Enrollment open
  • Trailside - scholarships available Enrollment open
  • Dome - Scholarships available Enrollment open
  • Alaska club - day care assistance accepted at some sites enrollment open
  • Ymca - day care assistance accepted enrollment opens 3/1
  • UAA Summer Engineering Academies - Enrollment open

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We are hiring:
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Chinook Vision Statement

We, the staff and students at Chinook Elementary, commit ourselves to working together to provide a positive and safe school environment that strives to meet the needs of our diverse community of learners.‌