Channel 17 records the five high school graduation ceremonies and replays them a number of times. The replay schedule will be posted before the ceremonies.
DVDs of the ceremonies, including past recorded events, are available. Please see our DVD Order Information Page for more information.
Davis Joint Unified School District Sports
Channel 17 presents select DJUSD sports games. Games are taped by student interns under the guidance of Davis Media Access staff and volunteers.
Recorded games are cablecast Saturday and Wednesday at 6pm (and sometimes Thursday), usually two weeks after the game to allow time for editing. When out of season, we sometimes present classic games from our library.
DVDs of the games are available for ordering. Please see our DVD Order Information Page for more information.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is a philanthropy that supports biomedical research and science education. As part of its mission to strengthen science education, the Institute presents the Holiday Lectures on Science—an annual series that brings the latest developments in a rapidly moving field of research to an audience of high school students.
During each lecture, the scientists answer questions from the students watching the talks. The videotapes also contain autobiographies of the lecturers, who discuss why they chose careers in science and what they enjoy most about their work.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in cooperation with the Prince William Network, offers arts-based educational programming free to teachers and students across the country through the Performing Arts Series. Programs feature artists and companies who perform at the Kennedy Center and explore the areas of music, dance, theater, and literature.
NASA Educational Television is designed to bring math and science presentations to the K-12 audience. The shows are upbeat and engaging
and stress critical thinking skills. Programs will sometimes feature interviews with engineers and scientists. Since educational programming shares this channel with NASA public relations programming, regularly scheduled educational programming will be preempted by NASA administrators to show events such as briefings, congressional hearings and managed news feeds.
The National Gallery of Art provides a series of programs intended to foster awareness of the visual arts and make Gallery collections accessible to a broad audience beyond the Gallery's walls.
The programs meet national standards in the visual arts for kindergarten through grade 12. A variety of artists, subjects, techniques, and styles are examined. Many programs are designed to stimulate discussion of the art and artists, of cultural and historical issues.
Project Oceanography was designed as a live television program for middle school science students. You can learn about a variety of ocean science topics. Programs were taught by real scientists and featured a call-in question and answer session at the end of each lesson.
You can learn more about this show at http://www.marine.usf.edu/pjocean/aboutus.htm
The Road to Recovery is a series of webcasts and videos produced throughout the year to celebrate Recovery Month. The program highlights the societal benefits of substance abuse treatment, lauds the contributions of treatment providers and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible. The program is produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Hour long episodes of Road to Recovery occasionally air at 4pm on Thursdays.
Prince William Network Satellite Field Trips take students on location to places many will never have the opportunity to visit. These electronic excursions are structured so that both educators and students benefit from the experience. Locations include wetlands, watershed and shorebird habitats. In addition, native American and early European settlers archeological sites are explored. Other shows highlight dinosaur sites,plate tectonics and meteorology. Experience the world without leaving the classroom by taking one of PWN's award-winning Satellite Field Trips.
Field trips, documentaries and presentations from the Fairfax Network are also
featured. In addition, programs highlighting world cultures, religions,
peace, justice and youth issues are presented.
DJUSD School Board Meetings are cablecast live on Comcast Channel 17 (also AT&T U-verse Menu 99) when they occur, usually 7 pm on the first and third Thursdays of the month. They are also rerun at 7 pm on the next Friday, and 1 pm on the next Sunday, following the meeting. Video streams are made available here after the meetings have aired on Channel 17. Cablecast of and Internet access to the meetings is made possible through the services and facilities of the City of Davis and Government Access Cable Channel 16.
Please be patient as meetings can take awhile to load.