Design your future. Study graphic communications at the new Providence Career and Technical High School What is graphic communications? Graphic communications is the art and science of communication using tools such as printing, publishing, advertising, computer graphics, Web site design and digital photography. Graphics communications professionals can work in marketing companies, create Web sites, design magazines and catalogs, or own their own companies. Is a career in graphic communications right for you? - Are you artistically talented and good at putting together colors, shapes and designs? - Have people told you that you should be an artist? - Do you enjoy creating designs with pictures and text? - Do you find advertisements and commercials interesting? - Do enjoy looking at the design of magazines and catalogs? - Do you like to create art and designs on the computer? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you should consider enrolling in the graphic communications program at the new Providence Career and Technical High School. This new school is one of New England’s finest technical high schools, offering students a blend of the best of a traditional high school and state-of-the-art training in a graphic communications lab. When you graduate from the graphic communications program, you will receive both a high school diploma and certification in graphic communications. During a typical day studying graphic communications, you will • l earn exciting and useful skills in graphic communications, including techniques in printing, the basics of graphic design, designing marketing materials, and working with clients to develop printed materials including brochures, posters, and invitations • l earn to use new, high-tech equipment and software that is common in the graphic communications industry • work with mentors and advisors from the graphic communications field • attend regular academic classes to prepare for college or technical school •e njoy Providence School District’s newest high school, including indoor athletic facilities, student lounges, a student-run restaurant, and a multimedia student auditorium • participate in student clubs and activities or play on athletic teams •u se laptop computers and other new technology in Providence’s first completely wireless public high school • work toward industry-recognized certification in graphic communications
For more information about our graphic communications program, and to learn how you can become part of one of the first classes to attend this exciting new high school, call 401-456-0686 or e-mail CTE@ppsd.org, or see your guidance counselor.