Studio Scene: July 2024

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Telecom hustles during end-of-year celebrations

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The Telecom team has been operating in overdrive as NNPS end-of-year celebrations pack the calendar and crew schedule.

group of teachers and administrators at awards ceremony
Every year, NNPS-TV records the Newport News Public Schools awards ceremonies to air on Cox Channel 47/Verizon Fios Channel 17. End-of-the-year ceremonies include:  Teachers of the Year, Salute to Success, Exemplary Support Staff of the Year, and the NNPS Retirement Banquet. They will air on TV throughout the summer.

July 8 is next NNPS-TV grad broadcast

The NNPS high school graduation ceremonies were held June 6, 8, and 9. They are available on YouTube and will air on NNPS-TV during the summer.

Summer hours

NNPS-TV/Telecom follows the summer hours of the school division, meaning it's closed on Fridays now through the week of August 9. Please call 591-4687 if you need assistance, and remember that lots of good information is available on our website:

Video playlist

Independence Day is a time to celebrate the USA, our founding fathers, and the heroes that have served our country. Check out these videos of special homecomings and other ways NNPS connects with our local military members:

NNPS Military Connections

Student news

The Telecom TV students have either graduated or are taking their well-deserved summer break after a busy couple of months.

A crew of Telecom staff, alumni, and students recently recorded the NNPS Retirement Banquet and will be covering the NNPS Summer Graduation as well.

Find out more about the Telecom program:


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: NNPS and NNEF Golf Classic; Safe Routes to School, NNPS, and Mariners' Museum Glow Bike Ride, Summer Reading at Home

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 programming on NNPS-TV:

See our Features page for more shows

Since "Sports Highlights" takes a break in July, episodes from January through April will air this month. Watch "Sports Highlights" on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon Fios 17/Roku/Apple TV/app) 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. "Sports Highlights" can be seen on demand on the NNPS-TV Video site, too, or the NNPS-TV Roku or Apple TV channel, or on the NNPS-TV app.

The NNPS 2024 Track Hall of Fame Ceremony will be replayed in July, on Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

The next School Board Meeting will be held Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m. Catch the live broadcast on NNPS-TV (Cox 47/Verizon 17) or the livestream on the Telecom Student YouTube channel.

More about the meetings and the broadcast schedule

Watch meetings on demand: View on | Watch on YouTube

Go to for dates and times of all our programming.

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