Studio Scene: December 2020/January 2021

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We wish you a wonderful holiday season and spectacular New Year!

Zoom capture with VSBA logo
Telecom students have been covering the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Annual Convention for years. Held in Williamsburg, the convention draws over 1,000 school board members, superintendents, and school division employees from all over Virginia.
Aviation student at the simulator The NNPS-TV production team aims high when producing school-related videos, and that's especially true for a video they recently completed. It showcases NNPS's Aviation Academy, which is Denbigh High School's magnet program.

Student at editing stationIt's just like old times for Eleanor Stuck, a 2017 graduate of the Telecommunications program at NNPS. She is back working on video production at the Telecommunications Center, although her role is decidedly different.

Order a DVD of a loved one's high school graduation for a thoughtful and one-of-a-kind Christmas gift! NNPS-TV has recorded Newport News graduations since 1998. Purchase one on DVD for $25, but do it ASAP, since the NNPS-TV office will close on December 18 for winter break. Use the order form or call 591-4687 to order and arrange payment. Exact cash, checks, and money orders only, please.

Student news

Telecom students continue to learn from home. TV-I students are working on 30-second PSA's. Additionally, they are making cooking shows. They will record someone cooking a dish and then edit it together as a show.  They will use an introduction created for them by their instructor.

TV-II students are also making cooking shows. They are also making promo videos for the Telecom program using music, images, and video sent to them by their instructor. The promos will be either 30 or 60 seconds long.

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: Heritage and Ivy Baptist Church Thanksgiving Community Dinner, Newsome Park and McDonald's McGiving Family Learning Night, NNPS and Peninsula Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Baskets

Watch it on TV — it shows every day at 6 and 8 a.m., noon, and 3 and 6 p.m.

On demand: Watch "This Just In" on or on YouTube.

What's showing

girl and Santa from Miracle on 34th St.

Featured this month on NNPS-TV:

See our Features page for more shows

The December 2020 "Sports Highlights" show features Robert Jones, Norfolk State University Head Men's Basketball Coach, and Katina Roberts, NSU's first female Director of Football Operations. "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.

Check the above playlist link in January for the January episode of "Sports Highlights."

The next School Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 15. The January meeting will be held Tuesday, January 19. Protections are in place in the School Board Auditorium to curtail the spread of COVID-19, so the public may join in person if they choose. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon 17). 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. More about the meetings and the broadcast schedule

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