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August 2017

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 visit us at Check out our videos at If you haven't already, please add us to your e-mail address book!

Telecom students use drone for aerial video shoot at NSU

drone shoot at NSUTwo Telecom students "spread their wings" recently by completing an aerial video shoot on the campus of Norfolk State University using a drone. Read more and see photos.

Fall football: See 4 LIVE broadcasts

footballThe 2017 NNPS-TV football schedule has been released! This fall is the 27th season of NNPS-TV high school football television coverage, and this year the games will be broadcast LIVE. Four Friday-night games will be aired live on Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17. Be sure to tune in! Read more and see the TV schedule.

NNPS-TV trains Career Pathways summer intern

video production internNNPS-TV had a Career Pathways intern this summer: Janiya Jenkins from Heritage High School. Read more.

Watch NNPS awards ceremonies

Teacher of the Year End-of-the-year ceremonies like the Teachers of the Year, STAR Awards (Elementary and Secondary), Salute to Success, and more were recorded by NNPS-TV to air on Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17 throughout the summer. Find out which ceremonies are showing when, so you can share that special moment with award-winning students, educators, and support staff. Read more.

Summer hours

NNPS-TV/Telecom is operating on summer hours. NNPS school and administration buildings are closed on Fridays during the summer. The last Friday closure will be the week of August 14 (closed on Friday, August 18).

Please keep this in mind if you are stopping by to purchase a graduation DVD!

Student news

Telecom logoTelecom staff and students will video record the 2017 NNPS Summer Graduation August 8 at Heritage High School. It will be re-played on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17) in the fall. The ceremony will be produced for DVD as well.

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: Lee Hall STEM Night, SeaPerch Tidewater Regional, An Achievable Dream Middle Egg Drop, Newsome Park TLC Lesson

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

George WashingtonNNPS awards ceremonies like the STAR Awards, Teachers of the Year, and more will be shown throughout August. Also don't miss the wonderful series about George Washington - the Fairfax-Mount Vernon distance learning series. Green Matters and World Destination are informative shows featured this month, too.

The August episode of Sports Highlights features Langley Speedway's Late Model Division drivers: Greg Edwards, Matt Waltz (pictured) and Mark Wertz. Watch the show on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/FiOS 17) on Mondays at 7 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m., and weekends at 9 a.m. Online, visit or tune to the NNPS-TV Roku channel during the TV broadcast to see it on the live webstream. The NNPS-TV Video site is another way to watch on demand.

The next School Board Meeting will be Tuesday, August 15 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, or on the NNPS-TV Roku channel's live stream, during the live TV broadcast and the re-plays.

More about the meetings and the broadcast schedule | Watch the meetings on or YouTube

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