Studio Scene: July 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!

crew in blue shirts - groupNNPS Telecom students video-recorded five high school graduations Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, as well as An Achievable Dream High School's on Wednesday, June 5.


NNPS-TV contributes video for regional project

setting up TV equipmentThe NNPS-TV production team recently shot video to be used at an upcoming conference being held in Virginia Beach.



Telecom students experience National SkillsUSA conference

3 students in red jacketsThree Telecom students competed at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky June 24-28.



NNPS-TV has blueprint for EDC video success

Dream Builders title screenNNPS-TV's production team has the "blueprint" to create a perfect Engineering Design Challenge video, which is apropos for the latest iteration of the hands-on STEM competition, which was sponsored by James River Architects.


NNPS-TV covers Teachers of the Year Awards, airing now

NNPS-TV's production team covered the Teachers of the Year Awards Banquet, which was held in May. The video has been edited for television and is airing on Cox Channel 47, Verizon Fios Channel 17, and on NNPS-TV's Roku and Apple TV channels (live stream). It can also be seen on (live stream) during the TV broadcasts.


Watkins ELC tours Telecom

Pre-schoolers sit in the control room.Instructor speaks to the visitors.Telecom welcomed some tiny visitors toward the end of the school year: pre-school students from Watkins Early Learning Center. The children visited the NNPS-TV studio and the remote video production truck.



Patriotic videos

homecoming hugSee special homecomings and other ways NNPS connects with our local military members:

NNPS Military Connections


Watch awards shows on NNPS-TV

Teachers of the Year receiving line Awards banquets are airing throughout the summer as they are edited and scheduled. We have just added Teachers of the Year and the NNPS Retirement banquet. Watch the programs on NNPS-TV Cox 47/Fios 17/Roku/Apple TV. The shows were recorded by the NNPS-TV production team or the Telecom student crew.


2019 graduation TV & online broadcast - last chance!

graduation capIt's your last chance to see 2019 NNPS graduations on TV & online! Tune in the week of July 22 - each ceremony is shown twice on the day it airs.

DVDs are available for purchase - order now!


Summer hours

NNPS-TV/Telecom is operating on summer hours now through Friday, August 16. NNPS school and administration buildings will be closed on Fridays during the summer. Please keep this in mind if you are stopping by to purchase a graduation DVD!

Student news

The TV Production students are enjoying their summer break, but many of their projects from the last semester are now online and/or showing on our channel. These projects include interview shows, NNPS awards shows, and more.

students in control roomThe students and graduates also work on the live broadcasts of School Board meetings (pictured left) during the summer.

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: NNPS-CNU Community Captains Tour, AADMH 3.0 Club Ceremony, Southeast Community Spelling Bee

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

teacher wavingLearn Middle School Spanish with Señor Bob, or continue exploring with "World Destination." "Biz Kids II" will inspire you to be financially successful even at a young age. Also this month, see student productions like "A Look Inside" and "Focus," as well as NNPS awards shows. The NNPS 2019 graduations will be broadcast the week of July 22.

See our programming page for more features and info.

Eugene Marshall, Jr."Sports Highlights" takes a break in July, so check back next month for a new episode. In the meantime, you can watch an episode from earlier this year. Watch the February 2019 show featuring Eugene Marshall, Jr., Director of Athletics at Hampton University; and Angela Nicholson, Head Softball Coach at Hampton University.

"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. It can also 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, August 20 at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting 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.

The Organizational Meeting was held Monday, July 1 -- Watch it on YouTube

Watch meetings on | Watch on YouTube

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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