LOS ANGELES — A 30-minute-long documentary television program showcasing the talents, hard work and knowledge of some of the city’s brightest high school students during Science Bowl XXV will be broadcast on CityView 35 and KLCS Channel 58 beginning Sunday, April 16 running through Friday, April 28. The program will also be available to stream online beginning Monday, April 17 on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) YouTube Channel and on Vimeo.
The program shows teams preparing for and competing in the Scrimmage and Regional Science Bowl competition hosted at LADWP’s headquarters, the John Ferraro Building. The show interviews student team members, coaches, alumni, parents and volunteers. It also focuses on the qualities, sacrifices and strategies required to become a successful competitor as well as the personal and monetary rewards for students involved in the program.
The program depicts the final round of competition between the North Hollywood High School A and B teams with the winning team members each taking home $1,000 Hitachi Scholarships and securing a spot on the trip to Washington, DC. to represent the city at the National Science Bowl. The national competition and trip to Washington, D.C. are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science.
The broadcast schedule is as follows:
KLCS Ch. 58
Sunday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 23 at 4:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
LA CityView Ch. 35
Wednesday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m.; Thursday, April 20 at 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m.; Monday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m.; Thursday, April 27, 5:30 p.m.; and Friday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m.
View Program Online
The LADWP Science Bowl is one of 70 high school regional competitions in 40 states that participate in the National Science Bowl Program. This regional competition covers the Los Angeles Unified School District boundaries but includes charter, private, parochial schools in addition to those in Los Angeles Unified School District.