Jump Start College Program

Smith Valley High School


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Jump Start College Schedule

Classes are held at Yerington High School. The WNC van will be available to transport students from Smith Valley High School to Yerington High School. Your Teacher Assistant will arrange the pickup time with you before the start of the semester.

Fall 2014 Semester (Aug 25. - Dec. 13):
English 101: Mon, Wed 9:25a - 10:40a
Math 126: Thurs 9:25a - 12:05p
Communications 101: Mon, Wed 10:50a - 12:05p
History 101: Tues 9:25a - 12:05p
Supplemental Instruction: Fri 10:00a - 12:00p

Spring 2015 Semester (Tentative):
English 102
Math 127
Biology 100
History 102

Costs and Payments

The Lyon County School District will pay 50% of tuition and fees ($547.50), parents are responsible for 50% ($547.50). The district will pay 100% of the tuition and fees for those qualified for free and reduced lunch. Those not qualified but in need of assistance may also apply for a grant from WNC to cover $274.00 of their portion of the tuition and fees. Payments of the balance are due to Smith Valley High School by August 8 to ensure enrollment.

Fall 2014 Textbook Requirements:

**NOTE: Smith Valley High School will provide textbooks

English 101 - #1 of 2 texts
Title: McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage
Author: Lester/Beason
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071799904
 
English 101 - #2 of 2 texts
Title: Emerging: Contemporary Readings for Writers
Author: Barrios
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Bedford St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457601972

Math 126 - #1 of 1 texts
Title: Precalculus Enhanced with Graphing Utilities plus NEW MyMathLab with Pearson eText
Author: Sullivan and Sullivan
Edition: 6th
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321832139
Please note students have three options to purchase materials for this math course:

Option 1: Purchase MyMathLab access through www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com. This will cost approximately $100 through the Pearson website and will include access to the e-book. You will need to wait until your instructor has provided the course ID. It will be sent via email before classes begin.

Option 2: Purchase MyMathLab access as described in Option 1. Also order a used copy of the Precalculus text from Amazon or other vendor - use this option if you'd prefer to have a hard copy in addition to the ebook.

Option 3: Purchase the package above (using ISBN 9780321832139) which includes MyMathLab access and a new hard copy of the text.

*** Also required: Scientific calculator (such as TI-30)

History 101 - #1 of 1 texts
Title: Digital History
Author: N/A
Edition: N/A
Publisher: N/A
ISBN http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu

Communications 101 - #1 of 1 texts
Provided by instructors

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

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

Name Ron Marrujo, Coordinator of Rural Student Services
Title College Counselor
Phone 775-443-7565

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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