EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- Effingham Unit #40 is proud to announce the hydroponics program that was integrated into multiple grade levels across the district will be highlighted on a couple of television networks this week.
A film crew from Food Quest, starring Kim Alexis and Mario Lopez, was in district last June.
The production crew interviewed teachers and students to discuss the impact the educational program has had in the classroom.
Representatives from Tower Gardens, the company that designed the hydroponics towers, were also on site.
We are excited to share the final production is scheduled to air on the following dates and stations.
Sept. 13th on FYI at 10 p.m. ET — FYI is a streaming station. https://www.fyi.tv!
Sept. 15th on A&E at 10 a.m. ET
Unit #40 would like to thank all the staff and students who are participating in this wonderful project.
UPDATE: 2:02PM 9/12/18- The production company emailed Effingham Schools to let them know that the network rescheduled the air dates for the hydroponics program.
The rescheduled dates are Thursday, September 20th at 10pm ET/PT on FYI, Friday, September 21st at 2am ET/PT on FYI, and Saturday, September 22nd at 10am ET/PT on A&E.