Back in the days of big hair, Madonna, tube TVs, and VCRs, the program at Newport New Public Schools' Telecommunications Center was just getting started. The fledgling program offered high school students hands-on learning and job training that was technical in nature but appealing to teenagers. It involved their favorite things - television and radio - and an opportunity to be creative.
In early October, the NNPS-TV production team got to shoot on location at Jefferson Lab for the Elementary Engineering Design Challenge held October 28.
Alexis Perkins, the tireless exercise host of NNPS-TV's 'Fuzion Fitness' workout show, has collaborated with a fellow fitness instructor to write and publish a book on ... hair!
The next School Board Meeting will be held Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17) and re-played at later dates.
NNPS-TV is airing the STAR Awards throughout October. STAR stands for "Students Taking Action and Responsibility," and the award honors students for their leadership, initiative, citizenship, and good works.
NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17) will air the 2016 NNPS Summer Graduation starting October 5.
The evening Video Production class at Telecom is underway, with 10 adults enrolled. The course is offered through the Center for Apprenticeship & Adult Training at New Horizons Regional Education Center, and is taught by Telecom Supervisor Ray Price and Telecom Instructor Carl Daniels, Jr.
Remote Production Training Camp was held August 29 through September 2, culminating with a production practice football game at Todd Stadium.