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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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  • "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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  • Diman students collect 1,000 toys for donation to Citizens for Citizens

    The annual toy giveaway at Citizens for Citizens is a big deal, and not just because it’s a display of the Christmas spirit. (12/18/17)

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  • Diman dental double donations

    The generosity of Diman’s Dental Assisting program is well-known, so it should come as no surprise that they started the current school year with two charitable events in the first month. First, students and staff lent a hand in the annual Dentistry from the Heart program in Seekonk, then another group of students and staff participated in the Health First Second Annual 3-mile Walkathon. (10/3/16)

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  • As Diman staff look back on '88 expansion, they look forward to further growth

    FALL RIVER - In the 1980s, Diman was a school bursting at the seams with programs, with machines, with disciplines struggling for space. (5/24/2012)

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  • Diman Dental (is) Assisting the world’s poor

    Diman’s Dental Assisting program is at it again. Just six months after raising $750 to provide cleft lip surgery for three children in the third world, the department has donated 294 toothbrushes and 93 tubes of toothpaste to be sent to Honduras. (4/14/16)

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  • Swansea student to sing for SkillsUSA

    Diman is thrilled to announce that junior Dental Assisting student Brittney Batista has been chosen as the winner of the National Anthem Contest for SkillsUSA. Brittney will sing the National Anthem at the 2016 State Leadership & Skills Conference on Saturday, April 30th in front of a live audience of over 5,000 and to thousands that will be watching the live streaming feed online. (4/8/16)

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  • Dental students glowing after radiation exam

    Diman’s Dental Assisting students have dominated a national certification test once more. For the third year in a row, all 17 juniors have passed the Radiation Health and Safety Exam, the second of third steps for official Massachusetts Certification. (3/22/16)

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  • Diman Dental Assisting students ace the ICE

    Students in Diman's Dental Assisting Program outpaced national test takers in the Dental Assistant National Board Infection Control Exam (ICE) in Warwick, RI. Diman sophomores achieved a 94% pass rate in the 90-minute exam that typically has a nationwide 72% pass rate for high school post-graduates. (3/21/2013)

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  • Diman Dental Assisting students shine again

    Diman’s Dental Assisting students have excelled in a national certification test once more. This time, all 17 juniors have passed the Radiation Health and Safety Exam, the second of third steps for official Massachusetts Certification. (4/12/13)

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  • The season of giving at Diman

    Charity and giving is a year-round event at Diman, but the holiday season brings out additional efforts. In 2015, Diman is helping to feed the hungry, clothe the needy, give toys to the young, and assist the afflicted. Together, these efforts continue decades of holiday giving at Diman. (12/23/2015)

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  • Diman students take the bite out of dentist visits for local children

    A trip to the dentist won't be a frightening or painful experience for many youngsters participating in Citizens for Citizens' Head Start, thanks to the compassion of students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. (3/14/2014)

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  • Diman Dental Assisting students perfect on second national exam

    One month after Diman’s Dental Assisting sophomores aced the ICE (Infection Control Exam), our juniors echoed the sophomores’ 100% pass rate when they all passed the Radiation Health and Safety Exam. The tests are the first two of three exams needed for certification as a dental assistant. (4/3/2014)

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  • Dental students provide free dentistry, learn life lesson

    Smiles are a bit brighter on the South Coast today, thanks to a local free dentistry program called “Dentistry from the Heart.” (10/3/2014)

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  • The spirit of giving permeates Diman

    Diman “gave back” to the community in a big way this year, as five different projects all worked to help the greater Fall River community. Diman’s efforts helped clothe, feed, and provide both toys and holiday spirit to the area. (1/14/2015)

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  • Dental Assisting students polish off exams

    Diman's sophomore and junior Dental Assisting classes have once again achieved a 100% pass rate on two national certification exams – the Infection Control Exam for sophomores and the Radiation Health and Safety Exam for juniors. (4/28/2015)

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  • Diman Dental Assisting students glimpse the future

    Worlds collided at Diman recently, when Dental Assisting students were given a demo that would have felt at home to Machine Tool Technology students. (6/12/2015)

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  • Diman shop programs ever-changing to meet needs of employers

    FALL RIVER - As the job market changes, so does Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. (5/24/2012)

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  • Diman's journey from boys-only to coed was gradual, but destined

    FALL RIVER - When the Girls’ Vocational High School opened in a brick building on Morgan Street in the 1940s, course offerings were — not surprisingly — female-oriented. (5/23/2012)

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