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Updated 6/5/2020

Current Juniors in RS-(class of 2021)  I  have emailed your RSEVF for fall quarter to you.  Please check your SQHS email or the one you gave me (gmail, Icloud, yahoo) for updates on fall registration from the college.


New students to RS- please see the Running Start website of WCC or BTC to find out the steps they need you to take. After you have completed the registration and watched the “how-to” videos contact me for your Enrollment Verification Form which you will need when you sign up for college classes.

What is Running Start?       

Is Running Start right for you?

New student Information

Attend a Running Start Information Session.  See the college Running Start website for dates, times. and schedules.New Students enrolled in the Running Start program are required to fill out a SQHS permission form available HERE You can return this to me via email, or in the fall!

 Whatcom Community College


 Bellingham Technical College


 WCC Running Start

 BTC Running Start

 WCC Course & Credit Equivalencies

 BTC Course & Credit Equivalencies



Students must call to schedule an appointment to take the placement test on the college campus. Contact information can be found on the college websites.  For additional information contact Mrs. O’Brien, or the running start offices at the college.  See below for helpful test practice websites!

BTC testing site has several helpful study guides

EdReady link!

Accuplacer Study Guide Work through the Everyday Math, then Pre-Algebra, then Algebra Spend a little time each day, for a few weeks.

Cool Math

For more information or to make an appointment please contact:

Cindy O’Brien 

High School and Beyond Coordinator

Phone: 360 676-6470 ext. 7708