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Staff Links       



Upcoming Events       

"Let's Pool Together"       

Northgate Pride Foundation - view info HERE


HomeLink: New to MDUSD?  Check your student's daily REAL-TIME attendance record, grades, teacher emails, homework assignments.  The PARENT/GUARDIAN can visit the NHS Attendance Office, Mon-Fri, 730am-3p (bring your photo ID) to pick up your VERIFICATION CODE.  This information will NOT be given by phone and will NOT be given directly to students.  The SAME VERIFICATION CODE applies throughout grades 6-12.  ALL students/families should be on HomeLink!

Welcome to Northgate High School ~ Home of the Broncos       

 Student Daily News: MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015     
BELL SCHEDULE:                APRIL   


AP Chemistry Meeting: Fri, 5/1, LH, Lunch
For all students taking AP Chemistry next year.
Honors Chemistry Meeting: Thur, 4/30, LH, Lunch
For all students taking Honors Chemistry next year. 

April Testing Schedule at NHS (click on Links)

CAASPP Testing Schedule: 4/27-5/1

Easy-to-Read Bell Schedule HERE

See accompanying e-blast

Important Testing Information for 4/20-5/1/15

For the next two weeks there will be a change in our bell schedule because of the CAASPP/SBAC Test.  Please note the following important information:

·         Each day, students will be released at 3:05pm. – including Thursdays; there will be no early release for these two weeks.

·         On Wednesdays: ALL Juniors start school at 8:50am.   The rest of the students will start at 9:25am for Period 1.

·         On Wednesdays: A-Period will meet at the end of the school day (2:28 - 3:05pm)

·         Test attendance is extremely important.  Those students participating in the So. California trip will have their testing made up after their return. 

 What is the CAASPP all about?


France & Spain 2016:
Info Meeting Tue, 4/28, Rm50, 7p

Students and Staff!!  Interested in going to France and Spain in the Summer of 2016?  Start Planning now!  Ms. Safran and Ms. Zuluaga have teamed up to organize this fantastic adventure!  Attend the informational meeting & hear all about the 12 day trip.  Students – at least one parent must attend with you please.  Please note, this is not a school or district sponsored event.  Looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday evening! 

MDUSD  Community Meeting

Wednesday  April 29    6pm    NHS Gym

With Dr. Nellie Meyer, Superintendent

Open to Parents/Guardians, Staff, and Community Members

SEE District Flyer HERE


Baccalaureate Volunteers Needed on June 7th

This year Northgate celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Baccalaureate ceremony for graduating seniors on Sun. June 7th at 4:00 p.m.  The approximately one-hour ceremony is followed by a reception in the Forum for the graduates, families and friends.  We are asking Northgate students and their parents to help provide food and drinks or volunteer their time.

·         FOOD: Cookies, fruit and water donations can be dropped off between 11 am and 1 pm on Sunday.

·         VOLUNTEER: Help prep and replenish food at the reception as well as coordinate the processional and recessional so that senior parents can attend the celebration.

Sign up today at  Thank you for helping us make this a special day for our seniors.  Contact Ann O’Laughlin at 



Parent Education Night

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 pm - Jack DeRieux Little Theatre

Back by popular demand, guest speaker

Abby Medcalf, PhD discusses dealing with adolescents. Last year over 100 parents attended her presentation on

The Pleasure Trap:

Motivating Kids to Make Good Choices.



Bronco Booster 2015 Scholarship
Senior Student Athletes
Gold Block N Award
700 Point Club
COLLEGE & CAREER (Check webpage)
Do you find the whole college process little daunting?
We can answer your questions!  Come to one of the informal parent information sessions listed below.
Space is limited per session –RSVP to either or
to reserve your seat today at one of the sessions.
                           Tues., May 5th from 1-2pm, Library

Upcoming Regional College Fairs

National College Fair at the SF Cow Palace:
Sat 5/2/15 1:30-4:30 pm.
Go online to see the list of participating colleges and to pre-register today.

Regional College Fair at St. Mary’s College:
 Sat. 5/9/15 1-4 pm
Register here to help you with receiving information from each of the colleges attending this fair – if you don’t pre-register, you will have to fill out interest forms by hand at each college booth all day.


2015-16 Course Guide       
Yearbook Editors NEEDED!       

Contact Ms. Moore if you would like to become a yearbook editor next year.  It is not too late, even if you didn’t sign up for the Yearbook class. 

Click HERE for Application, then submit online
ASB Elections 2015-16       
Caps & Gowns       

Seniors, your caps & gowns will be delivered on Thurs. April 30 during brunch and lunch in the Forum.  This is the only delivery day so ALL seniors must pick up their orders at this time.  Seniors may still order an extra tassel at this time.

Bronco Apparel       

Leadership will be selling comfortable and cute Bronco Apparel every Thursday in the Forum.  We are selling water bottles, headbands, shirts, lanyards and backpacks!  Come by the Forum to buy your Bronco Apparel!
Driver's Ed for MDUSD!       
Sr. Project 2014-15       
Grad Night 2015       

Registration is Now Open!
Click on the LOGO for Grad Night Link on the PFC website to access information and forms.  Read the Senior Parent Packet and register online
Mar14–May1    $135
After May1       $150
Volunteers from all grade levels can use this Sign-Up Genius link to sign-up for a work shift.   
NHS Sports Med Program       

  See the Sports Med video ...  click on image

Is Northgate's award-winning program for you?

 Check out this excellent video!     CLICK HERE

Congressman George Miller "Applauds Northgate for National Sports Safety Award for Concussion Prevention Work".... Read HERE  

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Northgate High School
425 Castle Rock Rd
Walnut Creek,  CA 94598-4520
(925) 938-0900  FAX (925) 945-6429
Mt Diablo Unified School District
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