Jump Start College Program

Douglas High School

Registration for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 school year has ended. For more information about Jump Start, including how you can enroll next year, please contact your high school counselor.

Below are all the files associated with Douglas High School's Jump Start Program.

  • Jump Start Grant Application
  • Jump Start College Schedule

    Classes are held on the WNC Douglas Campus

    Fall 2014 Semester (Aug. 25 - Dec. 13):
    English 101 (Room DC 105): Mon, Wed 9:55a -11:10a
    Math 126 (Room DC 105): 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 Danielle Rumbaugh
    Title Teacher Assistant
    Phone 775-684-9651

    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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