It’s Payback Book Time!

Pick up or purchase books on Friday September 18 from 3-6 PM.

Accepting Cash, Check or Credit Card!

Since students are starting the new school year with virtual learning, our PayBack Book fundraiser is being done ONLINE this year! We are offering 3 ways to get your books conveniently and safely. 

Funds raised from the sale of Payback Books will be used to fund the many PTSA sponsored programs and activities at Chinook Elementary. PayBack Books sell for only $20 

$10 from each book benefits our school!

Option 1: PTSA ONLINE STORE (no shipping) to pre-order with a credit card for fast drive-through pick up on designated days, Sep 11th or 18th.

Option 2: In Person Simply show up on one of the designated drive-through pickup days and buy books with Cash or Check payable to “Chinook PTSA”

Option 3: Direct through PayBack ONLINE Store! Just fill out your information, select “referred by school” and pick Chinook Elementary. Be sure to fill out your student information. Payback Books will be shipped direct to your home for only $4.99.

Pre-Order pickup, or purchase in person Drive-through dates:

Friday, September 11, from 3-6 pm

Friday, September 18, from 3-6 pm

Please help us promote the sale – email and text your friends, neighbors, co-workers about the PayBack book sale. Post on Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor, etc about PayBack Books being available online. If you have any questions please email:

Virtual Book Fair

Let’s make this a summer of reading to remember! You’re invited to shop our Read-a-Palooza Virtual Book Fair now through September 4, 2020 to support our school and help students discover favorite characters, series, and collections all summer long. 

Stocking up for summer reading has never been easier:

• Find the same exclusive titles as our in-school Book Fair
• Orders ship direct to home
• FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*
• All purchases benefit the Chinook library and earn 25% in rewards

Visit our Book Fair Homepage and click “Shop Now” to get started:

Staff Appreciation Week

Next week, May 4 – 8, is Teacher (Staff) Appreciation week! We have a few, fun activities that we would like your help with. We will also be honoring the staff all week on our Facebook page, Chinook PTSA, by sharing some fun facts about each staff member and photos. 

Chinook Family video to the Staff

Please send us a photo of your student(s) holding a message to their teacher, or a short video clip (less than 30 seconds) of your student sharing a message for their teacher or the staff. Photo and video submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, May 5. We are hoping to share this video with the staff on Friday, May 8. The video will also be shared on Facebook.

Send photos and video to:

Send your teacher a thank you card!

Use this link to access a fun thank you card! Since we are not in school, this activity can be printed and then scanned into an email to your teacher. 

Outstanding Educator Award

We are now accepting nominations for Outstanding Educator! Help us honor one of the many great educators we have at Chinook Elementary. All nominations are accepted anonymously. Use this link to submit your vote today. Voting will remain open until Friday, May 8th!

Have a great week!