Studio Scene: August 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!

NNPS-TV team shows off truck at SBE meeting

man speaks at lectern in meeting roomNNPS-TV loves to "show and tell" when given the chance, so Station Manager Jim Anklam and Broadcast Engineer Greg Lesko recently took the opportunity to show the ENG quick-response TV truck to interested parties.



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

footballThe 2019 NNPS-TV football schedule has been released! This fall will be 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.


Telecom crew to record summer graduation

beachball with graduation capThe Telecom crew will video record the 2019 NNPS Summer Graduation Tuesday, August 13 at 6 p.m. at Warwick High School.



STEM videos

female student fixing a computerNNPS-TV has produced nearly 50 videos of NNPS students learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in their schools. Get an inside look at these educational activities.



Awards shows continue on NNPS-TV

Teachers of the Year receiving line Awards banquets continue airing throughout the summer, so tune in to see our staff and students rewarded for all their hard work. Watch Salute to Success, Exemplary Support Staff of the Year, and Teachers of the Year 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.


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

Telecom students will help video record the 2019 NNPS Summer Graduation and upcoming School Board meeting. At the end of the month, TV Production students interested in working on the remote crew will attend Remote TV Production training, which includes a practice football game production.

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: Warwick Health Sciences Students Teach Watkins and Richneck, Marshall and Heritage Engineering Tour, Carver Traveling Poetry

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 are airing this month on NNPS-TV, along with student productions like "A Look Inside" and "Focus." Educational programs include the amazing "Ocean Vet" series, "The Five Keys," and "Siyaya: Come Wild With Us." Viewers can also learn much from "Economics USA."

See our programming page for more features and info.

"Sports Highlights" is back from a brief summer break. Don't miss the August 2019 show, which features two new high school football coaches: Menchville's Rodney Taylor (pictured) and Denbigh's James Stewart. "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.

Fallen Fighter: Hampton Roads lost a legendary sports figure in July when Boxing Hall-of-Famer and Olympic Gold Medalist Pernell "Sweetpea" Whitaker died. The Sports Highlights team was lucky enough to interview him for their show in 2012. Watch the Sweetpea Whitaker interview on YouTube.

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.

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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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