Information sessions on Running Start planned

By the Tri-City HeraldJanuary 31, 2013 

High school sophomores and juniors interested in the Running Start program can attend any of the upcoming information sessions, including one at Southridge High School tonight.

Running Start provides high school students access to college-level classes at Columbia Basin College and the opportunity to earn college credit before graduating from high school.

All the information sessions will be at a Mid-Columbia high school on Thursdays and go through mid-March. Here's the schedule:

-- Southridge High School, tonight at 7 p.m.

-- Kennewick High School, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

-- Kamiakin High School, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.

-- Pasco High School, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

-- Chiawana and Prosser high schools, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at each location

-- Richland High School, March 7 at 6:30 p.m.

-- Hanford High School, March 14 at 6 p.m.

For more information, go to columbiabasin.edu/runningstart.

Yakima Valley Community College also will be offering information nights for high school sophomores and juniors interested in the Running Start program.

The schedule is:

-- Sunnyside High School, 7 p.m. Feb. 11.

-- Mabton High School, 6 p.m. Feb. 19.

-- Yakima Valley Community College's Grandview Campus, 6 p.m. March 6 in English, 6 p.m. March 7 in Spanish.

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