Running Start

Running Start program allows 11th and 12th grade high school students to take college-level courses at community and technical colleges. Students can earn both high school and college credits through this partnership between the K-12 and community college systems.

Advice from A Running Start Student

  • A Day in the Life of a Running Start Student
    Advice on planning your day from what time to get up, where to park, and how much time to set aside for homework.
  • Interview with Norm Wright
    Mr. Wright is the Running Start Coordinator/Academic Advisor at Cascadia Community College. In this interview he answers questions about the transitions students must make, perks of attending Cascadia, changes to the program and future plans for the campus.
  • Tips
    Tips on driving, grades, classwork, homework and other good things to know about being a Running Start student.