MONDAY, April 24, 2017
Photographed by Joseph H. Garcia (2017)
Model UN Meeting
There will be a Model UN meeting in Room 72 today, Monday, April 24th at lunch.
Graduation/Baccalaureate Speaker Applications
Seniors who are interested in being a speaker at Graduation or Baccalaureate can pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the NHS website beginning Friday, April 21st. All applications are due by Friday, May 5th in Student Services. Auditions will be held after school on Wednesday, May 10th at 2:30 pm. See Mrs. Eagan or Teresa Bloom in Student Services for questions.
New Leaf Food Drive
Please donate canned and boxed goods to the New Leaf Food Drive! The 3rd period class with the most donated food items will win a Krispy Kreme donut party! The last day for the food drive is April 26th.
Please remember to check with the Attendance Office when you arrive to school late or returning from an appointment. All tardies and absences must be verified!
1st Annual NHS Color Run
Come be a part of the 1st NHS Color Run on May 20th from 9 am - 1 pm! The course is short and sweet and you'll have a ton of fun! There will be a food festival, music, and celebration at 11 am after the race! Color Run tickets go on sale 4/24 thru 5/12. Prices start at $30 and increase weekly. Come quickly to get the early bird special!!!
2017-18 Cheerleading Tryouts
If you are interested in cheering, please request your tryout packet and attend the tryouts held in the Forum on April 27th at 3:30 pm. See our flyer for more details.
2017-18 Cheerleading Tryouts
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your tryout packet
Interviews: April 26, 3:30-End @ the NHS Forum
Tryouts: April 27, 3:30-End @ NHS
Walnut Creek Saves - Free Sign Up
The city of Walnut Creek announced a new initiative called Walnut Creek Saves that works with residents to save money, electricity, natural gas and water. The free consultations include an evaluation of energy and water usage and personalized reports to save money. Visit http://walnutcreeksaves.org for more information.
Spring Concerts at Lesher & Yoshi's
Northgate Instrumental Music is excited to announce ticket sales for our two annual showcase concerts: it's Northgate's classical extravaganza at the Lesher on 5/16 @ 7 pm, and our jazz party-on-the-stage at Yoshi's on 5/22 @ 7 & 9 pm! Tickets will sell out -- order early!
SAVE THE SERVICE CHARGES! Order your tickets from any Northgate instrumental music student or use this ticket order form to print and submit directly through NIMB by May 2! You can also order direct through lesherartscenter.org or yoshis.com.
Summer School Applications
If you haven't already done so, please turn in your summer school application to your academic counselor ASAP. Applications are due on April 25th.
Sign up for Northgates's Annual Blood drive. Sign ups start on April 17 to May 5 during lunch in the Forum, Must be at least 16 to sign up.
The Sentinel: March Edition
Pick up your March issue of The Sentinel in news stands in central corridors. Also, check out the online paper at northgatesentinel.com
Summer School Applications
If you have received a D or an F in any of your classes, see your academic counselor located in the library to pick up an application for summer school.
Leadership Application Extended - Info Meeting
Interested in being in Leadership next year but don't really know what it's all about? Come to A period Monday and Tuesday, March 13 and 14, and/or at lunch in Gym. Come see what we do - Open House! We want you!
For more information on College Now see your academic counselor.
Come and get your Bronco apparel - hoodies, windbreakers, t-shirts, beanies - every Wednesday at lunch in the forum.
For the most current release listing visit BRONCOS EARLY RELEASE
Seniors - Grad Night Tickets – Price increases on May 1
Ticket price - $150 ($170 after May 1)
Buy your tickets NOW
· To purchase Grad Night Ticket - Ticket Purchase & Registration
· We need Parent Volunteers (not just senior parents) - Grad Night Volunteer Sign Up
· Go to the Grad Night Website for detailed information
Grad Night 2017
Date: Thursday, June 8 – 9:30pm – 4:30am
Location: Centre Concord (adjacent to Clayton Valley Bowl)
Immediately following Northgate Graduation - June 8th (Concord Pavilion)
Contact Lisa Lamm or Cathy Escobar with questions or email email@example.com
College & Career Center
For SCHOLARSHIPS scroll below.
Anti-Hazing Awareness Night
Students and parents!! Please join the College and Career Center on Wednesday April 26, at 6:30 pm in the Little Theater, for our first annual Anti-Hazing Awareness Night.
Debbie Smith, a parent who lost her son in 2005 to an act of hazing at Chico State University, will talk about the dangers surrounding this widely accepted practice in college.
National Decision Day Celebration
Seniors! Monday May 1st wear something that represents your next chapter in life, and come celebrate in the College and Career Center at lunchtime.
All Staff is invited too! Wear the colors of your Alma Mater, your favorite school, or the school one of your kids is attending!
College Fair at Saint Mary’s College
- Saturday May 6th, 1-4 pm (information session begins at 12:15 pm)
- Representatives from approximately 190 colleges and universities
- Free shuttles from Orinda BART
For more information visit www.stmarys-ca.edu/ebcc
Join Contra Costa County Sheriff "Search & Rescue"!
If you are interested and age 14-18, attend one of the these New Member Orientations on Thursday May 4th, 7:00-8:30 pm, at the Office of Emergency Services, 50 Glacier Dr., Martinez.
For more information visit the College and Career Center.
Special Olympics of Northern California is currently looking for a volunteer to assist with projects in its headquarters office in Pleasant Hill.
- Experience with standard Microsoft Windows PC software including Word and Excel
- Knowledge of standard office procedures and telephone etiquette
- Available 5-10 hours per week for at least 3-6 months, during normal office hours
- Must complete volunteer online orientation
- Must provide two references
- Minimum age: 16
For more information visit https://www.sonc.org/volunteer-opportunity or the College and Career Center
Summer Job Opportunity!!
The City of Pleasant Hill Park and Recreation is offering the following positions for ages 15 and up:
- Cashier, starting at $10.50/hour
- Lifeguard, starting at $11.00/hour
- Swim Instructor, starting at $11.00/hour
Deadline: May 22, 2017 (by 5 pm)
For more information visit the College and Career Center and to apply call (925) 682-0896
East Bay Skin Cancer Center PAID Volunteer Opportunity
The East Bay Skin Cancer Center is looking for applicants to assist in various responsibilities which include, and are not limited to:
- Preparing charts for upcoming appointments
- Confirming appointments
- Scanning charts into electronic health record system
- Cleaning and stocking exam rooms
For highly capable and motivated students, some have been allowed to participate in hands-on patient care, including rooming patients and obtaining vitals.
The ideal applicant has a strong desire to be in the field of medicine, is available Monday- Friday 3:30-6:30pm or approximately 5:30-7:30 am (can be flexible depending on the school schedule) during the school year, and can commit 1-2 years to the practice. Students will earn $10+ per hour for this position.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by mail or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
East Bay Skin Cancer Center: 355 Lennon Lane Suite 255, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Tel: (925) 932-7704
Fax: (925) 932-7752
National College Fair in San Francisco
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) invites sophomores and juniors to the National College Fair in San Francisco. Admission representatives from hundreds of colleges and universities are available to speak with students on-on-one concerning the college admission.
Cow Palace (in Daly City), Saturday April 29, 2017, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
To register and for more information visit www.nacacfairs.org or the College and Career Center.
Viking Sea Day - Class of 2017
Get enrollment priority and register for summer and fall classes:Saturday May 13 at 8:30 am.
Workshops for parents, and campus tours for all.
For more information contact the DVC Welcome Center at (925) 969-2106, and register by Tuesday May 10th at www.dvc.edu/vikingseaday
USC Summer Programs
The USC Summer Programs offer students a preview of "freshman year" through its college immersion experience. The programs are designed to combine college level course work, academic field trips, and structured extracurricular activities.
USC Summer Programs offers 4 and 2 week courses in a variety of subjects from which students choose one course for intense study, and receive 3 units of transferable USC elective credit upon successful completion of the 4-week program.
For more information visit http://summerprograms.usc.edu/ and visit the College and Career Center.
Duke University Summer Session
Make the dream a reality this summer at Duke Summer College! Whether you want to study black holes or the human genome, it has a course for you. For a full list of the classes we are offering this summer, click here.
Pre-College Program at Barnard College in New York City!
Students from around the globe come to New York City to pursue their passions in a rigorous, academic setting. With five distinct programs to choose from, ranging from entrepreneurship to dance, you have the unique opportunity to explore an area of interest on a deeper level through both in-class discussions and city exploration. As part of the learning experience at Barnard, you will get a taste of both college life and the Big Apple!
For more information and to apply visit www.barnard.edu/summer
"Walnut Creek Historical Society Scholarship"
Deadline: April 28th, 2017
- graduating Senior
- must have attended NHS all 4 years
- minimum 3.0 GPA
- interest in History, Economics, Political Science or Government
- Active volunteer in school and community
- 2 letters of recommendation (one of which from a history teacher)
- college/university acceptance letter
- high school transcript
- resume including community service, leadership, work experience and extracurricular activities
- 3 short 300 words max) essays
- Application packets are available at the College and Career Center
"Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship"
Deadline: April 30, 2017
- essay (topic information provided online)
- any incoming freshman or current college student enrolled in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2017 semester.
- must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school
To apply visit http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/ or visit the College and Career Center
"Aspiring Nurse Scholarship"
Deadline: June 30th, 2017
- A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
- A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
- High School student who plan to pursue college education in nursing, LPN/LVN, AND, and BSN programs
- Short 500 word essay
To apply visit http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/node/17039
2016-2017 Online Sports Registration – Winter and Spring Student Athletes
In order to try out for the upcoming winter and spring seasons, ALL student athletes are required to complete an online registration. At the conclusion of your registration, you will receive an email confirmation that you have completed step 1 of the tryout registration. The 2nd step is to turn in your completed and signed Athletic Activity Clearance form and Medical History and Exam form to the Athletic Department per the date schedule provided.
Winter Sports – CLOSED
Spring Sports – CLOSED
For more information, go to www.northgatebroncos.org. Please don’t wait to register, the AD office and coaches rely on the registrations to prepare for the upcoming season that includes scheduling, number of teams to participate and equipment inventory. Thanks for your follow up and GO BRONCOS!
BULLETIN DEADLINE IS 12:00 P.M. OF THE PREVIOUS DAY