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  • Diman takes on Titan Challenge

    On Tuesday, March 12, the business technology sophomore students participated in the TITAN Business Challenge, a business strategy competition organized by the Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts, at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The students completed against 12 other area high schools in an online simulated business environment that tests students’ leaderships skills in a free enterprise system. (3/12/19)

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  • Diman student wins 3rd place in 2019 MA Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest

    Diman graphic communications sophomore Ethan Dollarhyde earned 3rd place in the 2019 MA Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest. (3/18/19)

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  • SkillsUSA District Results

    Diman is thrilled to announce that our students won 60 medals at the SkillsUSA District 2 Competition, held on 2/28/19 at Southeastern Voc-Tech. Students earned 30 gold, 20 silver, and 10 bronze medals. All 50 gold and silver medal winners will advance to the Massachusetts State Conference in Marlboro in April. Some bronze medalists might also be invited. (3/1/19)

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  • Honor Roll for 2018-2019

    Diman is proud to announce that 367 students earned a spot on the honor roll for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. Of those students, 173 made high honors and 194 made honors. Congratulations to the students listed below! (2/27/19)

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  • MATTY ICE: Diman hockey’s student-coach has made quite an impact

    s the Diman Bengals hockey team heads out on the ice, a familiar face is there to greet them with a fist bump and words of encouragement. Dressed in his black and orange coach’s jacket and brimming with Bengal pride, Diman junior Matt Carpenter, or as those who know him call him, “Matty Ice,” has gone from cheering on the team from the stands of the Driscoll Arena to standing on the bench as a member of the coaching staff. (2/23/19)

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  • Diman shops give kids a smile

    The Dental Assisting and Health Careers programs hosted the local Head Start program during Children's Dental Health Month. (2/13/19)

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  • New club at Diman brings students to ‘outer space’

    A new club at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School has students seeing stars. Under the guidance of English teacher Jeff Wagner, students who meet up in the after-school Astronomy Club are talking planets, comets, constellations and all of the latest developments in the field of astronomy. (1/29/19)

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  • Fall River schools positioning for deep dive on suicide, bullying prevention

    About 45 attendees of Wednesday’s meeting, held at Diman, talked about what they’re already doing to support students’ mental health and address bullying. They also talked about what could be done differently. (1/23/19)

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  • Q&A: Mya Parker, Diman Regional, steps into the Sports Spotlight

    If you work sports at The Herald, you simply cannot go long without typing in the name Mya Parker. A three-sport athlete, she excels ’round the calendar, having earned league and Herald News all scholastic honors in all three sports. We’ve seen so much of Parker on the fields and on the court, but there’s more to her than athletics. We learn that in this question and answer. Enjoy. (1/23/19)

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  • Diman Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

    The committee for the Diman Hall of Fame is accepting new nominations until February 28th, 2019. Started in 1998, this recognition is unique because it accepts nominations for Diman graduates, retired and former staff, and community individuals or groups that have supported the school. In addition, past inductees become future voters for this honor, not the committee. (1/4/19)

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  • "Operation Chrismas" yields nearly 300 toys

    Students and staff from Dental Assisting and Culinary Arts teamed together to keep up the tradition of the Annual Toy Drive which was started many years ago by Mrs. Maria Torres. Close to 300 toys will be donated to “Operation Christmas”, the annual toy giveaway at Citizens for Citizens, who have about 4,000 people signed up to receive toys, all of whom signed up in advance. Culinary Arts department donated the profits from the annual gingerbread house event to Diman’s Key Club, who donated the proceeds back to the toy drive. Culinary Arts department also held a raffle in Room 251. The Dental Assisting program have been collecting toys in the shop and faculty members have been very generous. (12/14/18)

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  • Clear pumpkin pie: Diman’s latest equipment is teaching students the future of food

    Diman juniors and seniors are learning about the art of combining food and science. (12/10/18)

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  • Math Team Finds Path to Victory

    For the second year in a row, the Diman Regional Math Team won first place at the annual vocational league competition, this time hosted by Bay Path Voc-Tech in Charlton, MA on Monday 11/19. Team captain Marcus Banoub led Diman's A Team to victory over Bay Path, Greater Lawrence, Bristol Plymouth, Norfolk, Greater Lowell, Essex, and Madison Park. New members Owen Morris, William Girard, and Adam Bouchard all contributed to the team win. (11/19/18)

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  • Diman’s Mya Parker: At home anywhere on the soccer pitch

    During a recent conversation with Diman Regional girls’ soccer coach Flo Lima, a reporter reminded Lima of something he had previously said about senior Mya Parker. That she is Diman’s best forward. That she is Diman’s best midfielder. That she is Diman’s best defender. “And,” Lima added in all seriousness, “she’s our best goalkeeper.” (11/2/18)

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  • Patio dedicated to Frank Santos, '72

    Recently at Diman Regional, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to dedicate the newly built dining terrace that is connected to the school's public dining room. The site was dedicated to Frank Santos, a 1972 Diman Culinary Arts graduate. Santos has been a board member and major contributor of the Diman Bengal Education Foundation since it started in 2013. In his professional life he is CFO/Vice President of Rosen Resorts & Hotels in Orlando Florida. The terrace was built with funds from the school budget, Foundation contribution and an allocation from the Fall River Rotary Club. (10/4/18)

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  • Diman set to celebrate 50 years on Stonehaven Road

    Diman was formed in 1912 by the Rev. John Diman was a place to train young men in the trades to give them options beyond mill work. (9/11/18)

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  • Sweltering temperatures even hotter for kids cooking, fixing cars at Diman

    Since school started last week at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, the sultry conditions in some areas of the school have been like a fever that won’t subside.

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  • Four local organizations collaborate to support Diman's new vocational program

    Recently Diman Regional earned preliminary approval from the Mass Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education to offer a Medical Assistant Program. This new career training for high school students would require Diman to absorb all start up expenses, including instructor salary, room modifications and training materials.

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  • Diman valedictorian Kylie Cooper urges peers to embrace the ‘unexpected and unknown’

    The Class of 2018 at Diman Regional Vocational-Technical High School left the place better than they found it. Just ask Valedictorian Kylie Cooper. “We enacted change and brought options to every student,” Cooper, of Westport, said at Thursday night’s graduation on the athletic field. (6/11/18)

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  • Last Diman babies of the ’90s walk across graduation stage

    At Diman on a cool Thursday night, 327 grads in black and orange caps and gowns earned the distinction in 16 separate shop areas to the roaring approval of family, friends and their school community. (6/7/18)

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  • Diman's Class of 2018

    Congratulations to the 327 members of the Class of 2018 (6/7/18)

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  • Top 10 students of the Class of 2018

    Meet the top 10 students of the class of 2018!

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  • Somerset officials support Diman construction study, with a few concerns

    In a spirit of cooperation, with a dose of apprehension, the Board of Selectmen discussed and supported a $1.5 million feasibility study to repair or rebuild aging Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School with school officials Wednesday. (6/7/18)

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  • Health Assisting students earn CNA certification

    29 Health Assisting juniors have completed the Nurse Aide Training Program, which begins in the freshman year and continues through the junior year. Training involves a clinical rotation at Kimwell Healthcare in Fall River, where students are given a resident assignment and apply knowledge and skills learned in shop to care for residents in a long-term care setting. (5/25/18)

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  • Diman seeks $1.5 million bond for building feasibility study

    The vocational school committee voted unanimously last Thursday and now is in the process of notifying the Fall River City Council and boards of selectmen in Somerset, Swansea and Westport of the vote and for their approval. (5/16/18)

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  • Fall River students learn school peace starts with saying hello

    This moment of togetherness Friday was brought to Diman by Microsoft. As Eric Jeanbaptiste spoke to 150 students at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School about ways to combat school violence, his computer shut down for a Windows update. (5/11/18)

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  • Graphic Communication students win PINE Awards

    Diman's Graphic Communications program is thrilled to announce student success at the PINE’s Awards of Excellence, with 2 first place, 2 second place, and 4 third place awards. (5/15/18)

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  • Mass. Education Commissioner Jeff Riley visits Diman

    As he settles into his new role, state Education Commissioner Jeff Riley got an upclose look at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. (5/11/18)

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  • SkillsUSA State Conference results

    Below are our medal winners from the 2018 SkillsUSA State Conference. Our 20 gold medal winners will all compete at the national level in Louisville, KY on June 25-29. Congratulations go out to all medal winners, to all students that competed, and to their tireless advisors. (5/7/18)

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  • Math Team earns Vocational League trophy

    Thanks to months of dedicated practice, the Diman Math Team brought home the Massachusetts Vocational Mathematics League trophy for the first time in the school’s history on Wednesday, April 25th. Tri-County Regional Voc-Tech High School hosted teams from several vocational schools with 17 teams vying for the top prize. (4/26/18)

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  • Key Club success at DCON Event

    Six Seniors from the Diman Key Club attended the District Educational Conference (DECON) in Springfield this past weekend. They won 3 out of the 5 competition they entered, competing against 800 students throughout New England. (4/10/18)

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  • Speaker at Diman recalls overdose, brush with death: 'You could end up like me'

    Cory Palazzi, once an every-sport athlete, sits in a wheelchair, and speaks his truth haltingly. Palazzi and his parents told their stories Saturday morning at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, in the auditorium, in front of an audience of children and parents. (4/9/18)

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  • Donations to Diman do double duty

    One donation benefited two shops recently at Diman, when Liberty Utilities donated equipment to both the Plumbing program and the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration program. The equipment was donated in March of 2018 and included two unused furnaces, a used furnace, an air condenser, and a pair of industrial-sized heaters. (3/27/18)

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  • Diman restaurant terrace to be built

    Diman's Room 251 restaurant will be moving outdoors when the school builds an outside terrace that's largely financed by the Diman Bengal Education Foundation (DBEF). This outside dining area will be dedicated in honor of 1972 culinary arts graduate Frank Santos who is the CFO/Operations Officer for Rosen Resorts and Hotels in Orlando Florida. Santos is a member of the Foundation Board and has been the largest financial contributor since this organization was started in 2013. (3/23/18)

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  • Equipment donated to Electricity program in memory of alumnus

    Diman is thrilled to accept a Steel Dragon Tools 1224 Pipe Threading Machine for our Electricity Program through a generous donation from the Diman Bengal Education Foundation (DBEF), Rene Lachapelle (RALCO), and Jerry Donovan (Donovan Electric & Alarm, G & J Property Management).

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  • Diman displays need to meet future as it enters MSBA eligibility phase

    Society is on the verge of seeing artificial hearts created by 3D printers. One day soon, unmanned cars will be able to avoid crashes with the advancement of artificial intelligence. That is the kind of future awaiting students who graduate from Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. (2/28/18)

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  • Diman community honored as ‘our vocational school’ goes on national display

    Faculty and staff, school committee members and alumni of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School are proud that their school will provide the backdrop Tuesday night for U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy’s nationally televised response to the State of the Union address. (1/30/18)

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