Studio Scene: October 2020

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Telecom and Youth Development joined forces for a successful live-stream event: The NNPS Virtual Block Party. It was held September 10 and featured local guests, performers, prize drawings, and lots of excitement about the new school year.
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To people in the photography or television industry, "zoom" used to mean a long lens or a tighter shot, but it means something different for most folks nowadays. Since the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing, so many people have turned to the video-chat platform as a substitute for in-person meetings.

New programming

Parents will want to check out "Virginia TV Classroom," which is a collaboration between the Virginia Department of Education and Virginia PBS stations. Thanks to WHRO, the one-hour episodes will air on NNPS-TV. In October, watch back-to-back shows from 10 a.m. – noon Monday – Friday featuring Kindergarten English and Math lessons.

NNPS-TV has added STEM-related shows from NASA Television, too, and will be airing this excellent educational content this month. Titles include: "Why an NFL Quarterback Interned at NASA," "The John Glenn Story," and "Science in the Time of Coronavirus."

Student news

Telecom students are learning from home and preparing for working in the studio and covering live events in the future.

NNPS-TV is now airing student works that were created last semester, like episodes of "Focus" and also a student PSA.

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: Piggly Wiggly Stuff the Bus, IMPACT 2020 Back to School Event, VDOE Exemplar Performance School Awards, NNPS Meals-to-Go, NNPS Benefits Open Enrollment

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

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Featured this month on NNPS-TV:

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"Sports Highlights" hit the tennis courts for the latest episode. The October 2020 show features Kingsmill Resort Director of Racquet Sports Daniel McCain and Tennis Coordinator Danielle Moore. "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.

The next School Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 20. 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

Miss the School Board Special Meeting October 6? Watch it to find out about the Return to School plan

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