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 Student Daily News: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014     

 

BELL SCHEDULE:              OCTOBER    REVISED 10.13.14

ATHLETICS EARLY RELEASE CALENDAR:   CLICK HERE        
 
GENERAL
 
 
Northgate Haunted House DonationsWe will be starting a 2-day haunted house at Northgate on Wed. Oct 29 and Thurs. Oct 30.  We are in need of decorations, so if you could donate please bring them to the NHS front office from Oct 20 - 24.
 
UNICEF Trick-or-Treat
 Please donate for UNICEF Trick-or-Treat!  Your donation will be used to provide third world children with food, vaccines, clean water, and education.  Look for the little orange box in some of your classrooms. 
 

Halloween Library Raffle
Do you like Halloween?  Do you like books?  The library will be having a raffle for a chance to win a few Halloween treats.  To enter the raffle, visit the NHS library and pick up an entrance form.  Write a sentence or two about your favorite book and why it would be enjoyed by others.  Turn in your form between now and Mon. Oct 27.  Winners will be selected during lunch on Tues. Oct 28. 
     
Fine Forgiveness Week
Just a reminder that this is the week that all Contra Costa County Public Libraries will allow you to come in and read for an hour to get your fines excused.  You can also bring in anything that is overdue to have your fines forgiven as well. 
 
Poetry Out Loud
There will be a meeting in the library on Tues. October 21st for all students interested in participating in Poetry Out Loud, a program “which helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.”  The state winner will receive $200 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC to compete in the National Finals where the winner will receive a $20,000 prize! 
 
Senior Picnic: Mon, Oct27, Boomers in Livermore
Sales are happening at the Treasurer’s office before school, brunch, lunch and after school. 
Ticket prices are:
Oct 20-23          $35 w/ ASB - $35 w/o
Everyone will meet at school in the morning and take buses to the event.  All fines must be cleared to purchase a spot.  Grades and attendance must adhere to CA Ed Code (35160.5).
All students must have an activity contract completely filled out and signed by a parent and turned in when purchasing a spot.  Bring picture ID to gain entrance onto the bus.
Deadline for signups is Thurs. Oct 23.  Activity contracts can be found outside of the Treasurer’s window. 

 

PRESENTING at NHS' Jack DeRieux Little Theatre          

 Production Workshop presents a re-interpretation of
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) by Long, Singer and Winfield

 Come see the madcap hilarity as 26 lunatic heralds attempt to squish 37 plays into 75 minutes! Singing, dancing, sword fighting, rapping, soliloquizing, emoting, improv-ing, music-making ... hang on to your seat for a wild ride!      Rated PG-13.

Tix $6/pre-sale, $8/door.    Thu-Sat  Nov 6-8, 730p  &  Sun Nov 9, 4p


AUDITIONS
 
Northgate’s Got Talent
Northgate’s Got Talent will be on Nov 13.  Sign-ups will be held next week – Oct 20-24 in the forum.  Auditions will then be held Oct 27-28 after school.  Students and staff are all welcome to sign up. 

CLUBS  See all clubs!  STUDENTS > CLUB  

 
 
SPORTS    
 
 
Open Gym, Field - Basketball & Soccer
Northgate athletics is offering open gym and open field for basketball and soccer.  Please see the dates and sport below.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  If you have questions, please contact the Northgate Athletic Director at nghsad@gmail.com.
Girls & Boys Basketball - Open Gym Dates at Northgate:
10/23 Girls 5-7pm  -  Boys 7-9pm
Girls & Boys Soccer - Open Field Dates at Northgate
TBD on field location:
10/22, 10/29...3:30-5pm 

COLLEGE & CAREER   CLICK HERE For More
 
College Visits Please come to the College & Career Center to get a pass to visit with any of the following colleges.
 
COLLEGE
DATE
PER
TIME
Evergreen St College
Mon 10/20
Brunch
10:00am
UC Berkeley
Mon 10/20
6th
2:15pm
Willamette Univ
Tue 10/21
5th
1:00pm
Ithaca College
Thu 10/23
2nd
8:48am
Univ of Chicago
Fri 10/24
2nd
9:10am
Lewis & Clark
Mon 10/27
6th
2:15pm
Santa Clara Univ
Tues 10/28
3rd
10:15am
Reed College
Tues 10/28
6th
2:00pm
Northern Arizona U
Wed 10/29
4th
10:55am
Univ of New Hampshire
Wed 10/29
4th
9:55am
Franklin Univ-Switzerland
Wed 10/29
2nd
8:50am
Univ of Hawaii@Manoa
Thu 10/30
3rd
9:45am
Univ of SoCal (USC)
Thu 10/30
6th
1:07pm
Univ of San Diego
Fri 10/31
A
7:30am
Univ of Nevada-Reno (UNR)
Fri 10/31
4th
11:15am
Univ of Redlands
Wed 11/5
1st
8:00am
Claremont McKenna
Wed 11/5
6th
2:30pm


 

 

 

 

  
Senior's Update       

Josten's Here, Wed, 10/22

in the gym during SSR (8:50-9:10 a.m.) to give a presentation about ordering graduation announcements, caps and gowns.
 

 
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