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Studio Scene: June 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!

2019 graduation TV & online broadcast schedule

graduation capNNPS graduation ceremonies are happening soon! Find out the different ways you can see the ceremonies, including a live stream on YouTube.

DVDs will be available for purchase and can be pre-ordered now.

CNU graduation: No rain, just shine

Telecom student crew groupTo everyone on the Great Lawn's great relief, the weather held for Christopher Newport University's graduation ceremony May 11. With the threat of rain a big concern, Telecom crew-members were thrilled that the ceremony remained dry and even had some sun.


Telecom live-streams, records New Horizons signing day

crew standing in front of TV truckSpring is the busiest time of year for students and staff at the Telecommunications Center, but that did not keep them from adding another item to their busy schedule.


Telecom student wins 1st place in juried art show

"Sunset Arches" photoTelecom student Derick Miracle has won First Place in the 2019 Prefaces High School Juried Art Exhibition.


Telecom student stars in 'Seussical' at Warwick High

Cat in the Hat actor singing on stageTelecom student Treyon Mobley had a starring role in Warwick High School's recent production of "Seussical," the musical based on Dr. Seuss stories.


SAGE Expo showcases Telecom talent

TV student with headset and video camera on tripodTelecom students recently participated in the SAGE High School Expo at Patrick Henry Mall. It was held on Saturday, May 4.

Watch awards shows on NNPS-TV

staff member receiving award NNPS-TV Cox 47/Fios 17/Roku/Apple TV is now airing two NNPS awards shows: Exemplary Support Staff of the Year and Salute to Success. Awards banquets will air throughout the summer as they are edited and scheduled. The shows were recorded by our production staff or the Telecom student crew.


Summer hours

NNPS-TV/Telecom will be operating on summer hours starting the week of June 17. NNPS school and administration buildings will be closed on Fridays during the summer. The first closure is Friday, June 21. The last Friday closure will be the week of August 12 (closed on Friday, August 16). Please keep this in mind if you are stopping by to purchase a graduation DVD!

Student news

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The TV-I students are finishing up their PSA's, packages, and file video projects.  The file video project is gathering video footage that can be used for future projects.

The TV-II students are completing the editing on the shows that they produced and directed.  They are also completing their "résumé reels" (digital portfolios) that they can take with them as they graduate.

Grad work: Telecom crews will live stream and video-record all six NNPS graduations.

SkillsUSA: Three Telecom students will be competing at the national SkillsUSA conference in Louisville, Kentucky June 24-28. Read about the students' win at State

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. A new episode starts each Monday.

This week: McIntosh Family Math Night, NNPS Family Festival, Sedgefield SOLutions

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

pianistEnjoy educational shows like "Music Maestro," "World Destination" and "Biz Kids" this month. Also see the NNPS awards shows. 2019 graduations will be broadcast two times each, in June and July.

See our programming page for more features and info.

Chris DillowThe June episode of "Sports Highlights" features Chris Dillow, Head Golf Professional at Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort (pictured) and Dave Henderson, Head Coach of South Eastern Virginia Aquatics (SEVA).

"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, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.  A Work Session will be held Tuesday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings 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 will be held Monday, July 1.

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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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