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Studio Scene: September 2019

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!

Telecom students get crash course in live video production

TV students at football fieldNNPS Television Production students start learning and training even before school starts. Remote Production Training Camp was held August 26-29. About 15 students attended and will be prepared to broadcast live football starting September 13.


Telecom SkillsUSA officers elected

officersWhen Telecom students come back to school in September, one of their first duties is to elect SkillsUSA officers for the new school year.



Fall football schedule: See 4 games live on NNPS-TV

football This is the 29th season of NNPS-TV high school football television coverage. Four 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.


NNPS division-wide videos

Back-to-School means it's a good time to review NNPS-TV's awesome videos about Newport News Public Schools, starting off with a welcome to families from School Superintendent Dr. Parker.


Watch STAR awards on NNPS-TV

STAR Awards The secondary STAR awards are now airing on NNPS-TV, which means you can see our students shine. STAR stands for "Students Taking Action and Responsibility" and the award honors students for their leadership, initiative, citizenship, and good works. Two awards ceremonies took place at the end of the school year: one for Middle and High school students and one for Elementary students. Stay tuned for the elementary STAR awards program to show on NNPS-TV Cox 47/Fios 17/Roku/Apple TV soon.


Student news

Telecom students are back in class, learning studio operations and more. Many students participated in remote video production training camp, and some helped over the summer with school board meetings and the summer graduation ceremony. They will be working on live football broadcasts starting next week.

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


What's 'just in'?

"This Just In" is a quick look at exciting happenings in our school division. A new episode starts each Monday.

This week: First Day of School: Hilton 100th School Year, CNU Student Athletes "Kids First," Hidenwood CNU Greek Greeting, Dr. Parker's Welcome Back to Families, Saunders Classroom Helpers

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

What's showing

This month, enjoy local programming that features our students, like High School Football: Live and Replays and STAR Awards.

Hong Kong boatFor educational shows, check out "A World of Discovery,"  "Discover China,"   "Wild Venezuela," and  "Outrageous Math."

See our programming page for more features and info.

The "Sports Highlights" September 2019 show features Chris Granados, Vice President of Hampton Roads Underwater Hockey League and Ryan O'Donnell, Co-Commissioner of Kickball League of Hampton Roads.

"Sports Highlights" airs on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon Fios 17/Roku/Apple TV) 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. In addition to on YouTube, it can be seen on demand on the NNPS-TV Video site or the NNPS-TV Roku or Apple TV channel.

The next School Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.  A work session will be held at 5 p.m. Both meetings will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon 17 ), and 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 the meetings 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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