William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School

Educating Innovators for the 21st Century

 

 

News and Announcements

  • Flag Friday: Showcasing the diversity of Davies

    William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School will begin to reflect the diversity of its students and staff through the display of flags in front of the school. Davies is a state-owned and operated career and technical high school. There is always an American flag and Rhode Island state flag outside the front entrance. The third flag pole was typically utilized for the flag of Davies but will now showcase a different countries flag.

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  • Students Co-Teach Introduction to Islam with Freshmen

    Why do you think it is so important as a global citizen to understand the basic values of different religions? What are the benefits of having religious awareness? What could happen if you don’t? This quarter, students in Mrs. Cassarino's ninth-grade class are exploring the differences -- and more often, the similarities -- between world religions.

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  • MegaSkills at Davies: A Program to Develop the Life Skills Needed for Success in School & Beyond.

    Confidence, perseverance, team work, motivation, caring, effort, focus, responsibility, common sense, initiative, and problem solving. We call these eleven areas MegaSkills. Through our free program at Davies, you can help your child: - Do better at school. - Strengthen family bonds. - Get along better with others by equipping them with these essential life skills.

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  • In The Loop - Davies' Student Newspaper

    Check out this year's second edition of In the Loop, capturing some of the events and accomplishments taking place in the Davies community from the students' perspective. If you know of any upcoming events that you'd like to see featured or have ideas to add to next month's edition, please email me, Beth Dumouchelle or our two editors: Averie Langdeau and Julie Lavigne.

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  • The Rhode Island Department of Education 2020 Survey has begun!

    SurveyWorks is a statewide survey sent out annually to hear from Rhode Islanders directly about their experiences in our state's public schools. The 2019-20 Survey is now open! Help improve Davies by providing honest feedback. It takes only 20 minutes.

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Mission Statement

  • Our mission is to provide a challenging academic and technical education within a safe and supportive environment which ensures every industry-certified graduate is capable of pursuing higher education and becoming a productive participant in today’s workforce.

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The Career and Tech Advantage

  • At Davies Career and Technical, we are not a vo-tech school. We are creators of innovators for the twenty-first century. Our students see their education in action and put their technical training to use in internships, job shadowing, and placement opportunities through Davies’ dedicated Office of Workforce Development. And through their academic skills, they strive to not only pursue their dreams, but to one day become leaders.

    According to a 2016 report from the Fordham Institute in Washington, D.C., the statistics are in and they show: students at career and tech schools are just as likely to pursue a four-year degree and more likely to graduate, enroll in a two-year college, and be employed. Data from the U.S. Department of Education agrees; students with industry credentials - like the ones more than 90% of our students earn at Davies - are more likely to be employed than people with academic credentials alone.

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