623 Cable Productions

Providing Cable Coverage of District Events

Since 1984, the district's Educational Access Channel 18 has provided live coverage of student events, varsity sports, and School Board meetings. Channel 18 transmits 24 hours a day. A team of middle and high school students, RAHS Alumni and community volunteers make up the 623 Productions crew, which is directed by Wayne M. Powers, supervisor of Infrastructure and Cable Services.  Students and community volunteers from this production group are also involved in public access projects in association with CTV-Roseville, the public access arm of the North Suburban Cable Commission.


  • All school board meetings air live on their scheduled date. They are replayed that same week, Wednesday through Sunday, at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The board has archived copies of its taped meetings, which can ve viewed on both mobile (tablet or phone) and desktop platforms (Mac or PC).

  • Events such as Pops or RAHS concerts air on the Monday or the earliest day after the Channel 18 playback copy becomes available. Subsequent airings will follow.

  • a "LIVE STREAM" of programming currently playing on Roseville Area Schools Cable Channel 18 is available 24/7 via http://media.isd623.org

  • Varsity sports Recorded coverage normally airs at Noon & 7 pm the day after the event, with some exceptions due to scheduling. Subsequent playbacks will air after that date.

  • Archived copies of 623 Programming (Sports, Concerts, Special Events) can be viewed online, on any platform, at http://media.isd623.org.


Copies of programs shown on Roseville Area Schools Educational Access Cable Channel 18 or recorded by District 623 staff are available upon request. A $10 duplication fee is charged, regardless of the type or length of the program. Please make checks payable to Roseville Area Schools. To order program copies, please contact 623 Productions or by calling Wayne Powers at 651-635-1623.


Current 623 Productions Schedule for Fall 2019:


September 2019:

Sept. 5: Volleyball –vs- Wayzata, (7:00 pm) at RAHS Gym.

Sept. 12: Girls Swimming & Diving -vs- Forest Lake, (6:00 pm) at Parkview Center Pool

Sept. 13:  Football –vs- Cretin-DH, (7:00 pm) at RAHS Football Field

Sept. 17: Soccer Double-Header –vs- Park-CG,  (Girls at 5pm / Boys at 7pm) at RAHS Field.

Sept. 24: Soccer Double-Header –vs- Mounds View,  (Girls at 5pm / Boys at 7pm) at RAHS Field

Sept. 26: Girls Swimming & Diving -vs- Stillwater, (6:00 pm) at Parkview Center Pool


October  2019:

Oct. 2: Volleyball –vs- Forest Lake,  (7:00 pm) at RAHS

Oct. 4: Football –vs- White Bear Lake,  (7:00 pm) at RAHS Football Field [Homecoming]

Oct. 7: Volleyball –vs- Irondale, (7:00 pm) at RAHS Gym.

Oct. 15: Volleyball –vs- East Ridge, (7:00 pm) at RAHS Gym.

Oct. 16: Football –vs- Mounds View, (7:00 PM) at RAHS Football Field.


November 2019:

Nov. 7: RAHS Concert Series I Concert, (7:30 pm) at RAHS Auditorium.

Nov. 11: RAHS Concert Series I Concert, (7:30 pm) at RAHS Auditorium.

Nov. 12: RAHS Concert Series I Concert, (7:30 pm) at RAHS Auditorium.

Nov. 14: RAHS Concert Series I Concert, (7:30 pm) at RAHS Auditorium.



Roseville Area Schools students interested in becoming members of the 623 productions team should contact Wayne M. Powers at the District Center (651-635-1623).  We provide training in studio and remote camera use, audio, graphics, television directing, and computer-based editing. Classes are also available at CTV-Roseville for a fee. Students participating in television productions with the 623 Productions group can earn a varsity letter.


Wayne M. Powers Supervisor of Infrastructure & Cable Support wayne.powers@isd623.org