ABOUT CHINOOK    By Nancy Lloyd

ABOUT CHINOOK By Nancy Lloyd

The village of Chinook, WA, on the north shore of the Columbia River at its mouth, grew up around the wealth of salmon that once swarmed upriver.  Since the days before written memory, the first peoples of the region–the Chinook Indian Nation–have lived...
ABOUT CHINOOK    By Nancy Lloyd

From the Board – A Review of 2021

FROM THE BOARD –   Review of 2021   Wow!  What a year we’ve had! Hello, my name is Karen Leu and I’m the new president.  Eileen Wirkkala was our president and she served FOCS unselfishly with all her heart and every speck of her energy for nearly 20 years. ...
Winterfest and Giving Tuesday Our 2021 Fundraisers!

Winterfest and Giving Tuesday Our 2021 Fundraisers!

A great big thank you to all of those that contributed to these FOCS Fundraisers!   The COVID pandemic continues to create financial challenges. We have an event center and we could not have the in-person events that are a primary source of revenue. Something had...
YOUR FACILITIES ARE HERE FOR YOU TO USE

YOUR FACILITIES ARE HERE FOR YOU TO USE

…and they include a new and improved ball field! Kudos to Peninsula Youth Sports Association for their interest and time in upgrading the Chinook baseball field.  So far the infield has been defined and prepped in terms of cleared base paths surrounding a grass...
FOOD BANK NEWS  …and a Library Pop-Up!

FOOD BANK NEWS …and a Library Pop-Up!

What An Amazing Gift! FOCS food bank was the recipient of $30,000 from the Corder Foundation.  Chuck Mikola, a foundation board member, had a dream of asking the community to donate money which in turn would be doubled by the foundation.  That dream turned into a...
Friends of Chinook School Welcomes New President

Friends of Chinook School Welcomes New President

The Friends of Chinook School Board of Directors elected Karen Leu as its new president, and Vera Karnofski as its new Vice President at the Annual Meeting on July 19, 2021.Outgoing president of 20 years, Eileen Wirkkala, welcomed Karen into her new role, with her...

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chinook school independence day parade

Hello Chinook School Community!

WINTERFEST

It’s AUCTION TIME!  You know you want to see what’s in the offerings, so get to it!  Preview, Register, & Bid