Northlake Hills Elementary School serves approximately 625 students grades Kindergarten through Five and their families, with an excellent staff who fully embraces the philosophy that school climate drives academic achievement and success. Northlake Hills expects students to perform to the best of their ability, while applying our SOAR Expectations - being Safe, Organized, Accountable and Respectful at all times. As a California Distinguished School, Northlake Hills believes that by building a supportive and exciting environment in which to learn, we can maintain high expectations for student achievement, which is proven year after year with the continued upward growth of our Academic Performance Index (API) scores. We, at Northlake Hills also have a strong commitment to community, understanding that students, parents and teachers working together are the key to a successful school experience. December 2013 Important DatesThursday, December 5th - Shortened DayFriday, December 6th - Parent Conferences - No SchoolTuesday, December 10th - Spirit Day - Mismatch DayWednesday, December 11th - PTA Family Fun Night at the Valencia Ice Station (1:30 - 5:00 p.m.) (Pre-Order Tickets $9.00 per person, see the office for pre-order forms)Thursday, December 19th - Spirit Day - Winter Wonderland (sweaters, scarfs, mitten)Friday, December 20th - Spirit Day - Pajama DayDecember 23rd - Jan 3rd - Winter Break (No School)Kindergarten RegistrationIncoming Kindergarteners must be 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2013. Incoming Transitional Kindergarteners must be five years old between September 2nd - December 2nd, 2013. Students that will be five years old between September 2nd and October 1st have the option to enroll in either Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten.