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 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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