2019-2020 7th Grade Students

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First Things 1st on TJ-TV

Since 2006, TJMS has had a student-run television station called TJ-TV.  TJ-TV produces a live news show called Things to Talk About  that is broadcast four days week to TJMS students at the beginning of first period.  The show is also available on our website.  Anchors 
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Things to talk about  is entirely created produced and run by 12 and 13-year-old middle school students who arrive at school every morning at 7:00 am. to produce the shows that begins at 8:15.
 Students in the program learn skills such as writing for broadcast news, reporting, videography composition, editing, collaboration, working to meet deadlines, leadership and time management skills that will help them succeed in every aspect of their future.  tech_director
 floor_director  Our previous show, First Things 1st has won awards for excellence every year at the Student Education Video Awards (SEVA) for Sacramento County students.  Our program gets bigger, stronger and more advanced every year.  We'll know how our new show, Things to Talk About does at this year's SEVA awards on May 5th 2019.


TJ-TV Sponsors

The equipment needed to run a broadcast television station is very expensive.  TJ-TV relies upon fundraising and donations from our sponsors to purchase much needed equipment.

It is with sincere gratitude that we'd like to thank our 2018-2019 sponsors.


Named Studio Sponsor 
Scout Studio
Suzie Reece
Aeyla Buno & Family
Electro Freeze of Nor Cal
Statewide Record Services, Inc.
Surfside Dental
Herpreet & Family
Encore! Studio of Performing Arts
Brooke Waelbrock & Family
Friends & Family
 The Pollock Family
Paige Fong & Family 
Steve & Kristen Beckner 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Dana La Chapelle
916-714-8181 x 31304 or

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