NHS Senior Family Newsletter

May 7, 2023

Graduation Update

Hello Seniors and Bronco Families!

If you wonder how many days of school remain, ask a senior. My guess is that they can tell you rather quickly. It is officially that time of year where calendars get full and seniors get a clearer picture of the path that lies ahead- and we are here for all of that. Our hope in sending this senior newsletter out is to concretely place some events in your calendar and of course get to celebrating with you as our seniors close out the school year strong. Please take a moment to go over each of these, and as always reach out with any questions.

Happy Spring!

Yours in Partnership,

Ms. Kelly Cooper

Schedule in May

We have some altered weeks coming up - this week is a TYPICAL schedule with SS both Tuesday and Thursday.

See below for the other weeks for seniors, or click here.

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Parking at graduation applies to all cars entering the pavilion, and is $20 if purchased in advance. Cars entering the day of will pay $25.

Graduates must arrive by 5:30pm. Gates for general family admission will open at 5:30pm as well.

Parking tickets can be found here.

Senior Lawn Signs

Last Call!! Senior lawn signs available now for pick up and you can display as it gets closer to graduation.

We have ordered a LIMITED amount of signs for purchase and will not be reordering as we get closer to graduation.

If you would like a sign they are $20 each. Available for pick up at no extra cost or $5 delivery fee. All proceeds go towards Parent sponsored Senior Activities.

Email: NGseniorsigns2023@gmail.com


Seniors (students only) - please complete this survey ASAP! Responses due by May 16th.

You must be logged in to your mdusd account to access. Click here!

Graduation Speeches

Seniors can apply and audition to give a speech at graduation. Applications can be found here and will be posted to the senior google classroom.

Auditions will be held in person in the lecture hall on May 12th after school 3:30pm.

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Cap and Gown Deliveries

Wednesday, May 17th, 12:45pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Cap and Gown will be available for pickup in the forum! Announcements are already available in the office.
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Senior Circle/Summit Awards

Monday, May 15th, 6pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

This is an invitational event for seniors and their families, honoring seniors who are receiving academic honors and awards, athletic awards and honors, and the Summit Awards.

Invitations are being sent this week!

We will hold this event in our stadium. Families welcome!

Senior Breakfast- Last Senior Social!

Seniors will enjoy breakfast with their graduating class, a senior slide show, superlative awards, and more! Mark the date - this will be held AT NORTHGATE during the first part of the day.

Senior Breakfast

Friday, May 26th, 10:30am

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

This event will be held in our gym, and is open to all seniors not on activity restriction. All seniors must attend periods A-2 in order to participate.

Senior Projects

Senior Projects will be presented in assigned groups May 24th and 25th. We are on an altered bell schedule these days, with minimum days for classes, and projects commencing at 1pm.

Parents may serve as panelists- and we need some! Please sign up here.

Senior Finals

Monday, May 15th, 7am to Tuesday, May 23rd, 3pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Senior Finals will be scheduled by their individual teachers, likely before senior projects. Seniors should talk with teachers to know when these are calendared and what to expect.
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Graduation Rehearsal (MANDATORY- ALL SENIORS participating in grad ceremonies)

Tuesday, May 30th, 9-11am

2000 Kirker Pass Road

Concord, CA

Seniors need to report to Concord Pavilion at 8:45 for mandatory grad rehearsal. Caps and gowns are NOT required, and seniors do not attend school this day. Transportation is not provided, and parking will be in lot J for the rehearsal.

Turn into main pavilion lot then take the first right. Parking lot is to the right of the guard booth. No parking fees required for rehearsal.

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Graduation Class of 2023

Tuesday, May 30th, 7-9pm

2000 Kirker Pass Road

Concord, CA

There will be no ticket requirement for this event, graduates not limited in number of attendees.

Ceremony will be aired on WCTV and may include live streaming.

All cars are charged for parking, $20- these fees go towards paying for the pavilion staff required for this event. Pay for parking in advance to save- parking fees paid on the day of go up to $25.

Graduates will need to arrive by 5:30pm

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Senior Panoramic Picture

It is time to order your one and only senior panoramic photo! Email

lburns@studio1experience.com to order yours!

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Grad Night on the Bay!

Attention Senior Families -

Tickets for Grad Night on the Bay 2023 are now available! It is occurring on Wednesday May 31st, the day after graduation, from 5:00-12:00. The registration and payment link, with all the details, is here: https://forms.gle/htGjC2phK476n1es7

It is sure to be a fun and festive (yet safe and sober) event!! Prices go up soon, so get your early bird pricing while it’s available.

Any questions can be directed to:

Looking forward to a great evening and a time for our graduates to celebrate their accomplishments! Go Broncos!

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Grad Night on the Bay

Wednesday, May 31st, 10pm-12am

1082 Marina Village Parkway

Alameda, CA

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