District News Broadcast
Summary: Watch the March 15 edition of First Bell, the Seattle Public Schools news broadcast.
It’s Time for First Bell
SPS is bringing stories from the district to your screens with a new TV broadcast. The show will feature stories from around SPS highlighting the work of students and staff and providing families with important information they need to know.
March 15 Edition
Translated versions of the show are available.
- Amharic translation
- Cantonese translation
- Somali translation
- Spanish translation
- Vietnamese translation
Additional Ways to Watch
Within the city limits of Seattle, you will receive Seattle Public Schools programming on the following channels:
- Comcast 319 (HD)
- Comcast and Wave 26 (SD)
- Century Link 8008 (SD)
- HD on channel 8508.
We post the episodes on our Vimeo and YouTube channels.
Join the Show!
We encourage students to be a part of the show. Those with an interest in being on camera or working behind the scenes. Please complete our 1st Bell interest form.
Send news tips, or if you know a someone who deserves to be in the spotlight, let us know at email@example.com.
About First Bell
Seattle Public Schools launched a districtwide news broadcast called First Bell in January 2023. The addition of the broadcast means School Beat, the district newsletter, will shift to a once-a-month release. Read our most recent School Beat Newsletter.
First Bell will feature stories from around SPS highlighting the work of students and staff and providing families with important information they need to know. Families will be able to watch our stories whenever and wherever they want – in about five minutes or less.
The addition of the news broadcast means School Beat, the SPS newsletter, will shift to a once-a-month release. It will be emailed to families on the first Wednesday of each month. Episodes of First Bell will be published every third Wednesday unless there is a school break.
We are excited to bring this new way to connect families to what’s happening in our schools.