Jump Start College Program

Douglas High School

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Jump Start College Schedule

Classes are held on the WNC Douglas Campus

Fall 2014 Semester (Aug. 25 - Dec. 13):
English 101: Mon, Wed 9:55a -11:10a
Math 126: Tues, Thurs 9:55a - 11:10a

Spring 2015 Semester (Tentative)
English 102
Math 127

Costs and Payments

For the fall semester, parents are responsible for tuition and fees ($547.50). Those in need of assistance may apply for a grant from WNC to cover $278.00 of their portion of the tuition and fees. Payments of the balance or arrangements for a payment plan are due to Western Nevada College by August 8 to ensure enrollment. Instructions on the 3-payment plan are available on the myWNC site.

Those who successfully complete their fall classes with a "C" or better will receive a scholarship from the Douglas County School District for 100% of their tuition and fees for the spring, 2015 classes.

Fall 2014 Textbook Requirements:

English 101 - #1 of 2 texts
Title: "They Say/I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
Author: Graff, Birkenstein, Durst
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: W.W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912753
English 101 - #2 of 2 texts
Title: Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace
Author: Williams, Bizup
Edition: 11th
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9780321898685

Math 126 - #1 of 1 texts
Title: Precalculus, Books a la Cart Edition Plus NEW MyMathLab with Pearson eText
Author: Lial, Hornsby, Schneider
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN 9780321828071
*** Also required: TI-89 calculator

Important Contacts
Name Christina Connell
Title Teacher Assistant
Phone 775-684-9646

Name Deb Case, Director of Counseling Services
Title Teacher Assistant Supervisor
Phone 775-445-3270

Name Tricia Wentz
Title College Counselor
Phone 775-445-3275

Name Lupe Ramirez, Assistant to the Dean
Title Asistencia en Espanol
Phone 775-445-3344

Name John Kinkella, Dean of Student Services
Title Jump Start College Coordinator
Phone 775-445-3271

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