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Studio Scene: September 2018

Welcome to "Studio Scene," the monthly newsletter for NNPS-TV and The Telecommunications Center! Watch us on Cox Channel 47 or Verizon FiOS Channel 17, on Roku or Apple TV, or visit us at Check out our videos at or on YouTube. If you haven't already, please add us to your e-mail address book!

End-of-summer training prepares remote crew for season

students on studio setNNPS Telecom students jumped into hands-on training before school even started. Remote Production Training Camp was held August 31 through September 3. Close to 20 students attended. They received instruction in camera work, studio operations, and remote broadcasts. The students participated in a production practice football game September 7 as their last day of training.

NNPS-TV garners new awards

Hermes Creative Award The team at NNPS-TV has earned a number awards for school-related video productions, including four Telly Awards and three Communicator Awards. The team's expertise and dedication leads to unique videos about the programs and initiatives of Newport News Public Schools.

Students tackle football at practice game

Setting up cameraTelecom students who are interested in working on the NNPS-TV remote video crew during the year received a crash course in shooting a football game on Friday, September 7, when Warwick High took on Hampton High.


Fall football schedule: See games live on NNPS-TV

footballThe 2018 NNPS-TV football schedule has been released! This fall will be the 28th season of NNPS-TV high school football television coverage. Three games will be broadcast LIVE. Be sure to tune in, whether on cable TV (Cox 47/Verizon FiOS 17), the live webstream, or on Roku or Apple TV. Read more and see the TV schedule.


Watch Elementary STAR Awards & Teachers of the Year

STAR Awards End-of-the-year ceremonies have been running on NNPS-TV throughout the summer. The latest additions to the program schedule are the Elementary STAR Awards and the Teachers of the Year Banquet. See these special students and teachers being recognized for their accomplishments! The shows will air on Cox 47/Verizon FiOS 17, Roku, and Apple TV during September. Catch them on the live webstream if you aren't near a television!

Student news

Telecom logoInterested Telecom students attended Remote TV Production training at the end of the August. They worked a production practice football game at Todd Stadium September 7 to get ready for the season's broadcasts.

Meet Telecom's newly-elected SkillsUSA officers

FAQ about Telecom | See the Students page | Student YouTube channel


What's 'just in'?

This Just In logo"This Just In" is a quick look at exciting happenings in our school division.

This week: First Day of School, CNU Student Volunteers, Saunders Chalk the Walk, School Supply Donations

See the video on or watch it on TV -- it shows every day at 6 and 8 a.m., noon, and 3 and 6 p.m. Or, watch it on YouTube.

What's showing

NNPS Awards shows continue on NNPS-TV, so tune in to see our student and teacher stars shine! Also this month, live broadcasts of High School Football start. If you can't make it to the game, watch it on TV or on your computer or phone!

CapybaraFor educational programming, check out "Wild Venezuela,"  "Outrageous Math," "The Five Keys," and "Siyaya: Come Wild With Us."

Football Coach John Davis interviewThe September episode of Sports Highlights features John Davis, Head Football Coach at The Apprentice School and Robert Prunty, Head Football Coach at Hampton University. The show airs on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon FiOS 17) on Mondays at 7 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m., and weekends at 9 a.m. Visit during the TV broadcast to watch it online. You can also go to the NNPS-TV Roku or Apple TV channel, or the NNPS-TV Video site, to watch it on the live stream during the broadcast. For "on demand," go to the above YouTube link, the NNPS-TV Video site, or the NNPS-TV Roku or Apple TV channel.

The next School Board Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.  It will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17 ), and it will be re-played at later dates. School Board meetings can also be seen on the live web stream of the channel during the live broadcast or the replays. Our NNPS-TV Roku and Apple TV channels also have a live stream you can watch during the TV broadcasts, or you can find it on demand there, or on YouTube, afterward.

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More about the meetings and the broadcast schedule

Check out our Program Guide for dates and times of all our programming.

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