GNPS TV announces programs

Programs currently airing on Great Neck Public Schools Television (GNPS/TV) are: South High Opera, Student Filmmakers Showcase, School Bus Safety Press Conference, and South Middle Spring Concert 2019.

South High Opera

South High Opera features the April 2019 performance of Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss. This program was recorded during the special “Founder’s Performance” of the opera, which celebrated 50 years of full-scale, student-performed operas at South High School. Die Fledermaus was under the musical direction of Dr. Janine Robinson, conducted by Michael Schwartz, and directed by Robert Stivanello.

South High Opera airs at 8 a.m., and 1 and 6 p.m.


Student Filmmakers Showcase

Student Filmmakers Showcase highlights short films produced, edited, and directed by middle and high school students. The Showcase offers a variety of films and styles. Many of the films originate from media classes around the district. The program is hosted by Robert Zahn, director of educational television and broadcast media.

Student Filmmakers Showcase airing times are: 11 a.m., and 4 and 9 p.m.


School Bus Safety Press Conference

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer hosted a press conference at South Middle School on Nov. 12 to propose efforts to increase school bus safety. James Popkin, the district’s transportation supervisor, joined Senator Schumer, State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran in speaking about the dangers presented by drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

School Bus Safety Press Conference view times are: 11:30 a.m., and 4:30 and 9:30 p.m.


South Middle Spring Concert

The South Middle Spring Concert 2019 features performances by the school’s instrumental and vocal ensembles, which were presented over two dates in May. Tune in to hear classical pieces, popular works, and selections from movies and musicals. Instrumental students perform under the direction of Department Head Alan Schwartz and Mark Boschen; choral students perform under the direction of Korey Coppola.

South Middle Spring Concert 2019 view times are: 12, 5, and 10 p.m.


GNPS/TV Programming

GNPS/TV programming reflects the offerings of the Great Neck Public Schools and the achievements of its students and staff. Programs are student-produced.

For further information, please contact Robert Zahn, director of educational television and broadcast media, by e-mail at [email protected], and by phone at (516) 441-4676.

GNPS/TV programs are available on-demand, 24/7, on the school district website, Programs can also be viewed in the incorporated villages of Great Neck on Optimum Channel 75 and on Verizon Fios Channel 32. Airing times in the above program are for Optimum and Verizon viewing.

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