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DEADLINES & IMMINENT EVENTS
NHS Master Calendar

Apr 25 Spring for Education Auction/Dinner 6pm to 11pm
Apr 28 Parent Education Night 6:30pm NG Little Theater
Apr 29 MDUSD Spring Community Meeting 6pm-NG Gym
May 21 PFC Meeting - 7pm Library
May 25 Memorial Day-no school


Northgate PFC
SPRING FOR EDUCATION
Auction/Dinner/Dance

Denim & Diamonds

Saturday, April 25, 2015
6:00 – 11:00 pm
$55.00 per person
BBQ Buffet Dinner
Heather Farm Park - Lakeside Room

Purchase Spring for Education tickets now!

  • Online payment to Webstore.
    Your student's id number is required.
  • Pay by check - please complete this form.
    Then mail the form with your check as noted (in form).

For more information on how you can donate to the silent/live auction or volunteer at the event, please contact Jackie Byrd.

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Parent Education Night

The Pleasure Trap: A Continued Look at
Motivating Kids to Make Good Choices

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 pm - NG Little Theater

Facilitated by Abby Medcalf, PhD
Build on your conversation with Abby when she was at Northgate last spring or come to add "new tricks" to your parenting toolkit in handling teens. All parents in the community are welcome.

Best known for combining the latest research with her hands-on experience, Abby synthesizes large tracts of information into easy to follow techniques and practical tools that anyone can use to bring about positive changes in their parenting knowledge and style. You can visit Abby on the web at www.abbymedcalfthriving.com for free trainings, exercises and tips.

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MDUSD Spring Community Meetings

April 23, 29, 30 and May 7, 2015
6pm at various locations (see flyer)

During the month of April and in early May, Mt. Diablo Unified School District will be conducting Community Meetings at high schools throughout the District. Please join Superintendent Dr. Nellie Meyer, District staff, parents and community members to learn about progress on the District's LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) and implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

Please see the updated Spring Community Meetings flyer for meeting dates. This information is also posted on your school's Peachjar. Please note: The meeting originally scheduled for April 2nd at College Park High School has been rescheduled to May 7th.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming Community Meeting.

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PFC Bylaws Revision

Our current bylaws are in the process of being amended. Please review our current bylaws (dated March 2011) and the revised DRAFT dated March 7, 2015. The PFC will vote to amend the current bylaws at the April 16 General PFC Meeting.

If you have questions in advance of the meeting please contact Betsy Ortiz

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Bronco Parents & Community Members

We want YOU as our resident experts!

We are currently constructing a database of parents and community members who are willing to serve as expert advisers in all areas. Would you be willing to share your expertise about electrical engineering, mural painting, business, library science, government and law, architecture, or any other field? Do you have resources that could be shared with teachers and students? Could you help us with specific projects happening in our classrooms? If so….we want you!

Please email the following information to Resident Experts with

  • Name
  • Contact email
  • phone number
  • Area of Expertise

Our database will be an internal resource only, made available to faculty and staff members, and we look forward to partnering with you as we continue to focus on academic excellence.

Thank you so much for your support,
Meg Honey (Class of 1997)
AP US History Teacher

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Grad Night 2015

Register Seniors NOW at the Grad Night Web page.

You can start supporting Grad Night 2015 today with a tax deductible donation. Click here for Online Sponsorship or for the Sponsorship form.

We are still looking for Team Leaders for the Clean-Up job on Friday, June 12, 2015 and for the Tear Down job on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Volunteer using Sign-Up Genius or email the Co-Chairs at the address below if you are interested.

Grad Night Co-Chairs are Kristin Mortl, Paula Dewberry, and Denise Casten. If you have any questions regarding Grad Night, please contact them by email.

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Walnut Creek Public Library for Teens

Teen Time: Thursdays from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm The meeting room is available for you to study, hang out and chat with friends. Drinks and munchies are provided.

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Teacher Appreciation Committee

Volunteers Needed!

The Teacher Appreciation Committee is looking for volunteers to donate food for the teacher appreciation luncheons that are held on throughout the year.

We will send out an email with food items that are requested before each event and you can choose what donations you would like to provide. Typically, the food can either be dropped off at school the morning of the lunch or at a designated house the evening before the event. Typical food requests include salads, soups, pastas, desserts, breads, etc.This is a great way to show your appreciation for our wonderful Northgate teachers.

Please sign up to help by sending an email with your name and phone number and we will add you to the volunteer list.

Thank you
Deidre Rubcich, Melissa Sunbury & Cindy Lentz

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Education Fund Honor Roll for 2014-2015

Click here to see who has donated this year

Make sure your name is on the 2014-2015 Honor Roll
Contribution Form or NG PFC Webstore

The encouraged contribution for 2014-15 is $350 or more per student. However, we understand that every family’s situation is different, and our goal is to have 100% participation from Northgate families, regardless of the dollar amount of the donation. No amount is too small and every dollar makes a difference for our school.

Your donation funds College and Career counselors, Naviance, support counselors on campus, on-site computer technician, extra class periods, teacher training and development, and more.

For more information, view the PFC budget online, or contact Anna Dito, Betsy Ortiz and Dee Dee Robillard, Education Fund Co-Chairs, at northgateedfund@gmail.com.

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Northgate High School Strategic Plan

View the Strategic Plan now

To find out more about the purpose and history of the
Strategic Planning process, click here*

*Microsoft PowerPoint is required to view this presentation.

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