Northwest ISD, Justin, Texas, hires its own students to run the TV news station on campus (NBCDFW). Hands-on experience will open doors for them in the future, possibly even leading to a career. https://videopress.com/v/zWhBj5PS Exposing broadcast students to hands-on experience is a popular, powerful, trend. When you incorporate a video display, students work on game-day ...
For the 2019 high school football season, seven rules revisions have been recommended. One of those changes impacts your play clock settings. The play clock will now start at 40 seconds, instead of 25 seconds. But we have good news! Your Daktronics play clock can be easily adjusted to account for this additional time at ...
A school gym’s scoreboard doesn’t have to be used exclusively for sporting events. An orchestra’s performance at La Follette High School in Madison, Wisconsin, proved just that during the String Festival this year.
Funding is a precious commodity for schools. In Utica, Nebraska, Centennial High School was in the market for new scoreboards indoor and out, but would they be able to secure enough sponsors to fund the full project? The answer was a resounding “yes.” The football team won the state championship for the first time, and people jumped at the opportunity to sponsor the new equipment.
When you expand the use of your display to students behind the scenes, you are able to give them first-hand experience for potential job opportunities. By working with Daktronics equipment, they are operating the same control system that is used at the college and professional level, making a step into a career that much easier. Steve Ackermann discusses his experience in event production on different school campuses and the opportunities he has seen within the industry.
When high schools purchase a video display, they can choose to raise the funds needed through sponsors in the community. With the right plan, those funds can exceed the cost of the display and start bringing money in for the school to fund additional needs.
In the 3 years since the install of their video display, things have been busy at Eau Claire North High School in Wisconsin. Joe Eisenhuth, Assistant Principal and Athletic Director and Jan Bowe, Technical Education Teacher at Eau Claire filled us in on what’s new with their video display and student crew.