The Whitney Broadcast Program

In 2012-2013, the Whitney Broadcast Program had many accomplishments and earned several awards. This commercial outlines the program and details what it has achieved, over the last five years. Created by Daniel Schetter; Class of 2013 Please click the picture to watch the promotional video.

Unleashed 3.03-3.07.14

This week, we featured stories about (3.03) transitional kindergarten; (3.04) bunko night and the sober grad committee; (3.05) a story about Assembly Bill 1266 and transgender students; (3.06) we featured the actors in Evita; and (3.07) we end the week with our sports segment – The Full Court Press. This week’s …

Unleashed 3.10-3.13.14

This week, we featured stories about (3.10) Freeflow Academy; (3.11) the Heidi Greenwood memorial run; (3.12) a story about Sacramento Kings cheerleader Danielle Bordeaux; and (3.13) we end the week with our sports segment – The Full Court Press. This week’s anchors were: Wildcat Productions – Noah Spahn / Taylor Morgan; WCTV19 …

The Whitney Broadcast Program

In 2012-2013, the Whitney Broadcast Program had many accomplishments and earned several awards. This commercial outlines the program and details what it has achieved, over the last five years. Created by Daniel Schetter; Class of 2013 Please click the picture to watch the promotional video.

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Mary Beth Tinker visits Whitney High School

March 31, 2014 News, Whitney HS News No Comments
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Mary Beth Tinker to visit Whitney High School on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Mary Beth Tinker is a free speech activist known for her role in the 1969 Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District Supreme Court case.  The court case decision ruled that Warren Harding Junior High School could not punish her for wearing a black armband to school in support of a truce in the Vietnam War. The case set a precedent for student speech in school.

To read more about her tour, CLICK HERE.

To watch her speech,  CLICK HERE. PLEASE FAST FORWARD TO 10:00, to the beginning of the presentation.

Here are the details:

Mary Beth Tinker

Whitney High School Theater

April 1, 2014

10:00-11:00 am

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KCRA3 Covers the WCTV19 Program

March 28, 2014 News, Staff News No Comments
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KCRA3 spent several hours in the WCTV19 broadcast studio on March 28, 2014.

In January, the news, sports, and productions students submitted their work for US Education TV’s annual awards.  At STN’s opening ceremonies in Orlando, Florida, the students learned that they won “Best Overall Network.”  An award that also earned the program $10,000.

KCRA highlighted the award and featured the students who create the daily newscast.

WCTV19′S TRIP TO STN ORLANDO

March 23, 2014 News, Staff News No Comments
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Forty-eight WCTV19 – News, Sports, and Productions – staff members traveled to Orlando, Florida, from March 18-23, 2014.

Here are some notes from our trip:

Over 2200 students attended the convention. One of STN’s largest conventions ever.

48 students from Whitney High School.

Over 19 contests for students.  The contests were day-of, meaning they had to create everything in at four to six hour time period.

4 awards won.  We won honorable mention in Sports Highlights (Justin Chandler, Matt Judy); Third place in PSA (Sarah Karver, Mackenzie Herren, Maia Tik-Holguin, and Farica Tan); First place for Weather Reporting (Nicole Camarda, Alex Muir, and Alex Sotelo); Nick Seils, Rachel Peters and Samantha Smiley won a reporter bureau award for a story about the convention; they also won $500 for their story.

2 Sweet 16 entries.  We created our entire show and a short film in 16 hours on Thursday.

1 $10,000 check!  We won for best overall TV network for the second time in three years.

Over 2,200 students and teachers from middle and high schools across the nation attended the STN Convention. Students attended breakout sessions taught by industry professionals and visited exhibit booths with vendors who were knowledgeable and provided future contacts for many aspects of the industry. Professionals within the television news industry judged the onsite contests.

To watch our Sweet 16 Broadcast Show, CLICK HERE.

To watch our Sweet 16 Film, CLICK HERE.

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