Future Bronco News

For all incoming 9th grade families!

Welcome to Northgate!

We are so excited to welcome your 9th grade student to Northgate next year and want to send out some information as we approach our scheduling and planning season.


There are several dates coming up that will offer you and your student a chance to get acquainted with the school. Additionally, these dates will give you critical information on courses as well as their selection, and will offer critical guidance on how to plan for the year ahead. Participation in these events will help you and your student get ahead in terms of learning how to maximize all of our success at Northgate.

8th Grade Information Night

Wednesday, Feb. 6th, 7pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Parents and Students welcome!


  • Scheduling packets available starting at 6:30pm
  • Presentation will be in the gym starting at 7pm
  • Departments, counselors and administrators will present information and offerings for students to consider when planning for high school
  • Presenters will be available after to answer questions

Open House

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 6pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

This is a great opportunity to see faculty and students showcase their work from the school year. It will be a great night that will include our "If I Could Change the World" project presentations by 10th grade students, and performances from our dance department.

8th Grade Visit Day

Tuesday, Feb. 26th, 9am

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

This is a great event where 8th grade students planning to come to Northgate can visit the school during the school day, receive a tour, and get involved in a welcoming program put on by our Juniors and Seniors.

  • Foothill students will be bused over
  • All other schools, parents may choose to include their students in the day but will need to provide their transportation.
  • We will begin in the gym at 9am, and finish by 11:30am.

Foothill Middle School Counseling Visits

We have arranged for two days for our counselors and administrators to visit Foothill Middle School to meet with students and discuss scheduling choices for the 2019-2020 school year.


March 12th and March 21st

Course Scheduling Packets due to Northgate HS by March 28th!

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