May 2016


Student Educational Video Awards

SEVA Award Night 2016

Open to all Sacramento County students (K-20), the Student Educational Video Awards (SEVA) Contest celebrates the talents and visions of student video producers. Over 430 entries were submitted to the SEVA contest this year and 1000 guests packed the CSUS Ballroom on May 10 to celebrate.


On Cable 15 & 16 during the month of May
> Award Night 2016 Opening Montage

> Award Night 2016 Allan Hinderstein - Erica Swift
> Award Night 2016 Teacher Recognition
> SEVA 2016 Winner's Reel

SCOE Academic DecathlonElk Grove Unified School District

Academies & Pathways

The Cosumnes Oaks High School Culinary Academy provides students with an interest in the culinary arts field and a hands-on learning experience within a professional kitchen environment.


On Cable 15: May 17 at 6:50pm



Poetry Out Loud

High school students learn about poetry through memorization, performance and competition. Students perform poetry in class then before larger audiences. Video: Winner Chigozie Maduchukwu, from Pleasant Grove High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District, performs his second poem.

On Cable 16: May 12 at 12:15pm | May 14 at 8:00am

> Watch the full program in the Video Gallery



Yale Open CoursesYale Open Courses

Epidemics in
Western Society

Epidemics, or high-impact infectious diseases, have had an historical impact equal to that of wars, revolutions and economic crises. This course looks at the various ways in which these diseases have affected societies in Europe and North America from 1600 to the present.

On Cable 15: Mondays | 4:00 pm & Saturdays | 6:00pm


A Garden in Every School

Teachers, staff and parents from Sacramento City Unified School District took part in Soil Born Farms' A Garden in Every School Symposium where they learned how to help students make the connection between food, health and the environment.


On Cable 15 & 16 during the month of May
> Watch the full program in the Video Gallery


Made at Sac StateSacramento State University

On Cable 16 This Month

Meet inspirational students and faculty from Sacramento State University as they share experiences, dreams and successes.

Sac State Stem Lecture
May 15 at 11:00am

Ethics Lecture: The Virtue of Civility
May 21 at 12:00pm

Sac State Author Lecture Series: Chris Enss
May 29 at 8:00pm & May 31 at 2:00pm


Los Rios Chancellor Brian King

Los Rios Community Colleges

Fast Forward:

The Jesus Debate - Lord or Legend

Sacramento City College hosted "The Jesus Debate: Lord or Legend?" with David Smalley of Dogma Debate. Christian writer and filmmaker John Christy debated Atheist author David Fitzgerald live on iHeart Radio.

On Cable 15: May 31 at 7:00 pm
> In the Video Gallery


Forn Next Generation Learning ceremony

Career-themed Academies Prepare Students for their Future

The community of Elk Grove Unified was designated as a Ford Next Generation Learning Community and offers over 40 career-themed academies and pathways within 13 industry sectors.
> Watch the evening's ceremony In the Video Gallery


SEVA Studio LabsSEVA Studio Labs

Student Work Featured on SEVA Studios

Student-created school news programs highlight the SEVA Studio Labs and share what's going on at local schools. The SEVA Studio Labs are a joint project with SECC, the Sacramento Metropolitan Cable Television Commission and school districts to encourage video production. On Cable 15:


Del Paso Manor Elementary School | Th 8:30 am
Herman Leimbach Elementary School | Th 8:30 am & Sa | 9:30 am
McCaffrey Middle School News | Th, Su 8:00 am
TJTV from Toby Johnson Middle School | Tu 8:00 am & Sa 9:00 am
Arden Middle School | M 5:00 pm & W 1:30 pm

Keys to CollegeSan Juan Unified School District
High School Prep for College

Better understand what it takes in high school to make your child a competitive college applicant, create a four year, high school plan and discover nontraditional college paths.

> In the Video Gallery


Protecting Student Data Privacy

Protecting student data is important in this era of digital learning. Learn how to measure and improve data privacy practices with this new series.
> In the Video Gallery