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District News

Board Vacancy

November 8, 2018

Chimacum School Board Policies 1105, 1111, 1112 & 1114

Chimacum School District Announces Board Vacancy

At the November 7, 2018 meeting, the Chimacum School Board accept the resignation of Robert Bunker.
The open seat represents Director District 4.

Interested candidates should first confirm with the county elections office (360-385-9117) if they reside within the boundaries of District 4.  Click on "Read More" for additional information.

Superintendent's Message

Five Things You Need to Know about Chimacum Facilities and Grade Configurations

Over the last several months the school board and I have discussed the condition of our facilities, the costs to repair them, and how to use the spaces both efficiently and economically.  Our overall goal is to align the best spaces the public owns with the enrollment in each program and in each grade.  Here are the things you need to know (Click Read More):

Food Service Message


Due to changes in the House Bill 2610, as of March 7, 2018, no school or school personnel may inform students under the age of 15 of a negative balance to their food service account.  Please click on "Read More" below for additional details.

Superintendent's Message October 22, 2018

What are we doing to keep our students safe?

This is the most important question for our school community!  Today I want to give you an update in light of all the violence we have seen across the country.  Click on "Read More" below to read the entire message.

Thought Exchange September 2018


Has your child ever attended Chimacum School District?  Superintendent Rick Thompson would love to hear from you, along with our existing family members, to find out what Chimacum is doing well and where we could be doing better to meet the needs of our students.  Please click on Read More below to follow the link to our September survey.

Public Comment US History Textbook

Chimacum School District Seeks Public Comment Regarding New US History Textbook


Policy 2020


Chimacum High School Staff are seeking public comment for a proposed new high school history text.

The text is America:  A Narrative History

Authors:  David Emory Shi and George Brown Tindall

Copyright: 2016



2018-19 Budget Adoption and Supporting Documents
Public Comment Requested


Public Comment Requested by Chimacum School District for Science Materials - School Board Policy 2020


Chimacum Creek Primary         Start: 10:05 AM                     Dismiss: 2:35 PM

Chimacum Elementary               Start: 9:45 AM                      Dismiss: 2:20 PM

Chimacum Middle School           Start: 9:45 AM                     Dismiss: 2:20 PM

Chimacum High School                Start: 9:45 AM                     Dismiss: 2:20 PM

Please check the Transportation Snow Routes for route changes:  LATE START ROUTES K-12

All K-12 students will be transported to and from school on the same bus.

Superintendent's Message

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Dear Chimacum Community:

The Chimacum School Board has authorized a replacement capital projects levy for the August 7 ballot.  See Resolution 2018-1 for details.

Thought Exchange September 2018


Superintendent Rick Thompson would love to hear from you, along with your family members, to find out what Chimacum Schools is doing well and where we could be doing better to meet the needs of our students! Click on Read More below to link to the survey.

October 18, 2018 Shakeout Drill

Today, October 18, we participated in the Washington State Great Shakeout Drill.  This exercise is to test response of local earthquake preparedness groups and systems.  Click on "Read More" below for details.

Employment Opportunity for a Director of Food Service
Thought Exchange Thought Exchange

The Chimacum School District is scheduled to release an anonymous survey on September 13, 2018. 

Questions will focus on programming in Chimacum Schools.  To participate in the survey, please submit your email address by clicking on Thought Exchange.

Thank you for your time and interest in sharing your thoughts!


Empowered Teens Coaltion Survey


Please click on Read More below to share your thoughts with the Jefferson County Public Health Teens Coaltion.

Thank you!

Kindergarten Immunizations


Port Townsend, WA – Jefferson County – It’s time for kindergarten registration and immunizations! Several Jefferson County clinics offer children’s vaccines. These clinics include:

Superintendent's Message 1st grade recognition

Recognizing Great Work in Our Schools

An Update from Superintendent Rick Thompson

Good News and Recognition


Highlights from Chimacum Schools

Read more to find out about student awards, acknowledgements, and generous community members.