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DEADLINES & IMMINENT EVENTS

Apr 21-25 Spring Break
May 03 Senior Ball
May 14 Grad Night Meeting 7pm Library  Grad Night
May 15 PFC Meeting 7pm Library
May 17 Northgate Campus Work Day
May 26 Memorial Day - no school



Northgate Campus Work Day

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:00-11:00am

Volunteer to spend the morning keeping Northgate’s campus in tip-top shape!
Please let us know if you are available to help.
Email: Luca Donisi or Julie Chesnutt.

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Parent Education Night

The Pleasure Trap:
Motivating Kids to Make Good Choices

Sponsored by the Parent Faculty Club and the Northgate Counselors, the Parent Education Night on April 3rd was a huge success ! Over 100 parents from Northgate and the surrounding area attended a presentation of "The Pleasure Trap: Motivating Kids to Make Good Choices" by Abby Medcalf, PhD.

See the Counseling Program area of the Northgate PFC website to view Abby's power point and related article.

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Youth Educator Program at Risk!

Volunteers are needed for next year to continue the Youth Educator Program now being delivered in the 8th grade Classrooms by our participating Northgate Juniors and Seniors. With regret, the three volunteer adult facilitators helping to implement this program at Northgate and Foothill will be unable to continue it next year because of personal schedule demands. However, they are willing to work with any interested parents to ensure a smooth handover. This program is the perfect transition for the PEP and Smart Start trained parent base - and parents from both schools are being encouraged to consider getting involved.

This program is a win-win for both our 8th graders at Foothill as well as our Juniors & Seniors at Northgate who give their time to mentor them. If you are interested, we invite you to come to one of our Monday night meetings being held from 6:30-8:30pm in the Northgate library and get acquainted with this great program and fantastic group of Northgate students!

Please contact either Linda Law or Audrey Slaughter if you are interested in helping to continue this beloved community program or would like to find out more about it.

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PFC Board 2014-2015
We Want YOU!

The Northgate Parent Faculty Club (PFC) is looking to fill next year's board. Please consider yourself. Volunteering is a great way to get to know the school and to give back to the community.

If you are interested in any of the positions or need more information about them, please email Kristin Mortl

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New State Funding Meeting

We have some exciting news! This year, California changed the way it funds public education. Please join Superintendent Meyer at one of the community meetings regarding the new state funding formula.

For more information and meeting dates, please click here for the Parent Newsletter.

John McMorris
Principal
Northgate High School

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Grad Night 2014

  • Open to any interested volunteers!
  • Meetings at 7pm NG Library
  • Wednesday - May 14

Grad Night Co-Chairs are Sydney Austin and Liz Timmerman. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer or donate, please send an email.

Click here for GRAD NIGHT webpage.

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Ygnacio Valley Library

TEEN ZONE

Thursdays
2:00 to 4:00pm

Did you know that during the school year on Thursdays, between 2-4pm, teens have use of our meeting room to hang out, do homework, peer tutor etc.? Join us!

Contra Costa County Teen Zone on Facebook - Like us!
Contra Costa County Library is launching its new Facebook page - a place to see what CCC Library has to offer teens. The page promotes and discusses teen-related content from various community libraries that are part of the Contra Costa County Library system as well as community organizations.

For more information or any questions, please contact Lynne Noone.

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Education Fund Honor Roll for 2013-2014

Click here to see who has donated this year

Make sure your name is on the 2013-2014 Honor Roll
Contribution Form or NG PFC Webstore

The recommended donation for the 2013-14 school year is $300 or more per child. However, our goal is to have 100% participation from our Northgate families, regardless of the dollar amount of the donation. No amount is too small and every dollar makes a difference for our school. The Education Fund is currently $25,000 behind its budget goal and now more than ever, we need the support of every family so that we can provide our children with the quality educational experience they need and deserve.

Please contact Karen Cramer or Cathy Escobar by email for further information about the Northgate Education Fund.

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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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Don't Miss!

Next PFC Meeting

Thursday, May 15
7PM Libary


We want YOU
for next year's
PFC board positions!


Email Kristin Mortl