In the News

  • Dental Assistant Spotlight- Hailey

    Perfect Smiles is extremely fortunate to have a close relationship with Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fall River, MA. The relationship has been something that was in the making since the inception of the Dental Assisting Program in September of 1998. (4/8/21)

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  • 'I don’t think you can replicate the hands-on approach': Diman preps for return to in-person classes

    Ahead of the state mandating high schools’ return to fully in-person classes, Diman Regional Vocational Technical School already has a plan for when students will see increased time in school buildings, with a plan for all classes to be in person by the end of May. “We really wanted to prioritize planning,” said principal Andrew Rebello. “We didn’t want to throw something at them two weeks before the commissioner releases the high school date.” (3/29/21)

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  • Nominations are open for Diman Hall of Fame

    The committee for the Diman Hall of Fame is accepting new nominations until April 30. To be nominated, former students (individual graduates, teams and clubs) must have been graduated from Diman for at least ten years. Nominations for previous or retired employees of the school must be removed from employment at the school for a minimum of three years. Community supporters can be nominated any time during or after their contributions to the school. (4/12/21)

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  • Diman announces Tiered Focused Monitoring Review

    During the week of April 12, 2021 the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE’s) Office of Language Acquisition will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of the Greater Fall River Vocational School District and Diman Regional. The Office of Language Acquisition reviews each district’s and charter school’s ELE program every six years to monitor compliance with federal and state English learner education laws and regulations. Areas of review will include English learners’ student assessments, identification of English learners; what programs English learners are placed in, parent and community involvement, curriculum and instruction, student support services, licensure requirements for faculty, staff and administration, program plans, and evaluation and recordkeeping. (3/10/21)

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  • This DACA recipient was a top Diman grad. Now she's a nurse on the front lines of COVID.

    A Diman graduate and DACA recipient who spent most of last year working on the front lines of the pandemic is hoping to combat the inequalities she’s witnesses as a health care worker and immigrant. (3/4/21)

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  • Diman announces state OVS

    Congratulations to Corey Cuvellier from Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration as Diman's nominee for the the prestigious Massachusetts Outstanding Vocational Student Award. (2/26/21)

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  • SkillsUSA Regional Results - Spring 2021

    Diman is happy to announce that our students won 15 medals at the socially-distanced SkillsUSA District 2 Competition, held on 2/25/21 in our auditorium. Diman students earned 8 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze medals. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only gold (and a select few silver) medal winners will advance to the state competition. (2/26/21)

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  • Diman Voc-Tech will present plans for new building

    Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School will present its preliminary plans for either a new school building or major renovations during a public meeting later this month, as the school hopes to move forward to the next step of completing the project. (2/13/21)

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  • Diman announces honor roll for semester 1, 2020-2021

    Diman is pleased to announce our honor roll for the first term of the 2002-2021 school year. A total of 402 students made the honor roll, with 140 earning high honors and 262 earning honors. The freshman class led the way with 129 students, followed by the senior class with 109. (2/11/21)

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  • Diman receives CTI grant

    Greater Fall River Vocational School District will be using these grant funds to provide training and placement services to prepare unemployed and underemployed participants for Carpenter, Welder positions. Their grant partners include: MassHire Bristol Workforce Board and Career Centers and the following employer partners: Davico Manufacturing, Dartmouth Building Supply, North Atlantic Corporation. (2/11/21)

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  • Diman named one of the best Mass. high schools by Niche.com

    In addition to being named as one of the best high schools in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report, Diman has been named as one of the best high schools in Massachusetts by Niche.com. (1/14/21)

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  • Fall River native Felicia Mendonca details long days caring for patients in COVID ICU

    Felicia Mendonca graduated twice from Diman. Initially as a high school student, then the Diman School of Practical Nursing, she continued her education successfully pursing a doctorate degree as a nurse practitioner. But with the critical need for nurses amid the coronavirus pandemic, Felicia put aside her plans of serving locally as a nurse practitioner to help out during the COVID-19 crisis as a traveling ICU nurse, recently finishing an assignment in El Paso, Texas. (12/7/20)

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  • Diman automotive students winner of Ford Motor Company Challenge

    Although remote learning is a new territory overall, students at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School have been completing web-based Ford training since 2018. The sponsorship from First Ford, provides Automotive Technology students at Diman access to the NewFordTech ACE Learning Management System. (10/27/20)

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  • Diman’s Room 251 restaurant offering curbside takeout

    Diman’s Room 251 restaurant might have been the least best kept secret for cheap eats in the city. Just about every day the restaurant was open, it was packed with diners enjoying sandwiches, soups, salads, full entrees and an array of sweets cooked by the school’s Culinary Arts program students.(10/19/20)

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  • Diman thankful for HAAS donations

    The Gene HAAS foundation has once again donated money to Diman Seniors from the class of 2020 that are pursuing a college degree in Advanced Manufacturing fields of study. This year $18,000 was awarded to the class of 2020. To date, Haas has given Diman students $44,000 in the past 3 years. (10/14/20)

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  • Diman earns "Best High Schools" award from US News & World Report

    Diman has been badged and awarded, for the 2020 school year, by the US News and World Report, as one of the best high schools in the nation. This historic, record-setting news is a testament to the fortitude and focus of students, teachers, school and District leaders, support staff and every member of Diman Regional. (9/9/20)

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  • ‘A young man with a bright future’: Landon Begin honored as Swansea Student of the Year

    Landon Begin will never have a freshman year in college. And the Swansea resident and recent Diman Regional graduate has a clear vision of earning a master’s degree from UMass Dartmouth. (8/28/20)

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  • ‘We also discovered our ability to improvise’: Diman Class of 2020 praised for perseverance

    aps and masks were a matching pair Saturday morning as Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School hosted its Class of 2020 outdoor commencement exercises. In what might have been billed as phase one, half of the school’s 328 graduates received their diplomas at a 10 a.m. commencement exercise held on the John P. Harrington Athletic Fields. (7/26/20)

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  • Top 10 students of the class of 2020

    Read about the top-10 students of the class of 2020

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  • Members of the Class of 2020

    Congratulations to the 327 members of the Class of 2020!

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