NHS Family Newsletter

A Quarterly Update for our Bronco Families!

Course Scheduling Season is Here!

Your student should have received a course scheduling packet in their English classes. This included:



  • Course Scheduling Form
  • Course Guide
  • Homelink Instructions to log course requests



We have several events planned to help you and your student make informed decisions and plan for the upcoming school year.


ALL COURSE PACKETS ARE DUE MARCH 1st!

AP Info Night for 2019-2020 School Year

Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 7pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

AP Teachers and Counselors will present AP options for the coming school year and be available to answer questions for families of 9-11th graders who are interested in AP courses.


This event will take place in the Little Theatre

Course Scheduling Info Night - Current 9-11th graders

Monday, Feb. 11th, 5:30pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

We have redesigned this evening for families to make appointments with counselors and administrators to go over course schedules, meet with departments and discuss course offerings, and see teachers to discuss their course recommendations and hear about new offerings.


Visits should be planned as follows:



  • 5:30-6:30 Current 9th Graders
  • 6:30-7:30 Current 10th Graders
  • 7:30-8:30 Current 11th Graders



If you would like to meet with a counselor or administrator for this event, click on the appropriate link to sign up for and appointment.


Appointments are available after this date as well. Contact your counselor for more information.

Course Information Fair

Wednesday, Feb. 27th, 12:30-1:15pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Departments will set up during lunch, allowing students to ask questions and hear more about course offerings for the coming school year.

Course Request Forms DUE

Friday, March 1st, 3pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Course request forms need to be turned in to English teachers by this date.

Town Hall Meeting- Facilities Master Plan

Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 6pm

425 Castle Rock Road

Walnut Creek, CA

Join us for the first Town Hall Meeting, open to all families, to hear about our facilities master plan.


With the passing of Measure J, the district is preparing in collaboration with the sites, building and infrastructure improvements to benefit all students.


Your input and participation is encouraged and appreciated!

Don't miss these great events on campus!

  • February 5-8 Multicultural Week
  • February 5th Boys Basketball vs College Park 7pm; AP Info Night
  • February 6th Boys Soccer vs Alhambra HS 7pm; 8th grade Info Night
  • February 8th Multicultural Rally
  • February 8th Girls Basketball vs CVCHS; Improv Show; Girls Soccer vs Concord


For more events, see the school calendar at http://northgatehighschool.org

Important School Calendar Dates

See the school website for more complete information and all of our master calendar dates! MASTER CALENDAR


  • February 4th- Teacher Inservice Day- No school for students
  • February 5th- AP Info Night
  • February 6th- 8th grade Info Night
  • February 15th- No School
  • February 18th- President's Holiday- No School
  • February 19th- Town Hall Meeting- Facilities Master Plan 6-8pm
  • February 21st- Open House 6-8pm
  • February 26th- 8th Grade Visit Day
  • March 11th- Teacher Inservice Day- No school for students
  • March 16th- Junior Prom
  • March 29-April 5- Cesar Chavez Day/Spring Break
  • May 23rd and 24th/May 30th- Senior Finals (TBD)
  • May 25th- Senior Ball
  • May 27th- Memorial Day- No School
  • May 28-29th- Senior Project Presentations
  • May 30th- Graduation Rehearsal 9am
  • May 31st- Summit Awards (am)
  • June 1st- Baccalaureate 2pm
  • June 2nd- Graduation 7pm
  • June 3-4-5th- Finals (non-seniors)
  • June 5th- Last Day of School
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