Jump Start College Program

Yerington High School

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Jump Start College Schedule

Classes are held at Yerington High School.

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. 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 Yerington High School by August 8 to ensure enrollment.

Fall 2014 Textbook Requirements:

**NOTE: Parents are responsible for textbooks. Students will receive a grant from Yerington High School after final fall grades are posted to cover 50% of the cost of the textbook for each class in which they receive a grade of “C” or better. In addition, a grant from WNC is available to cover $200.00 of the cost of the textbooks for those with financial need.

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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