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Marley Belzer ’26 (left) and Taylor Brunetti ’25 (right) record new podcast-style IMentor videos at Westport’s Touquet Hall

Next generation of IMentor, internet safety program MiniMentor educates Westport youth

Zoe Boxenbaum ’25, Broadcast Director March 27, 2024

“How many hours per day on a video game is healthy? Am I addicted to my phone? What happens if I get a threatening message online?”  These questions were asked by Coleytown and Bedford sixth graders...

The 2022 Dodge-A-Cop champions smile for the winning picture

The annual Dodge-A-Cop fundraiser arrives at staples

Olivia Signorile '25, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

The yearly Dodge-A-Cop charity event at Staples is approaching. The Teen Awareness Group and the Westport Youth Commission organize the event. Dodge-A-Cop brings together police and students in a beneficial...

Outside of the cafeteria, there are posters with details about the event as well as a group of students from either the Westport Youth Commission or TAG selling tickets.

Dodgeball, teens, police officers builds bonds between WPD, youth

Ava Cordella '24, Associate Managing Editor November 22, 2022

The whistle blows and suddenly the Staples field house is scattered with students and Westport police officers hurling balls at each other. This could only mean one thing, it’s the annual dodge-a-cop...

On May 22, the Westport Police Department worked with  the Teen Awareness Group and the Westport Youth Commission to engage in an afternoon of cornhole, a traditional backyard activity and now a professional sport.

“Corn-a-Cop” connects Westport Police, Staples students

Lucy Dockter ’23, Paper News Editor May 27, 2021

What used to be a backyard game is now a professional sport. Although Cornhole has moved on to the big leagues, it remains a fun and safe activity that brings together the Westport community.  Members...

Taken from the Westport Youth Commission website

The Westport Youth Commission improves the representation of young adults

June 14, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 In a town of 25,000 people, it’s not unusual for the youth to be unrepresented. The Westport Youth Commission consists of 30 members who work together to advocate for the local...

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop

December 3, 2016

By: Jonathan Kaner Over 150 students filled the fieldhouse for TAG and Westport Youth Commission's annual Dodge-a-Cop event on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Twenty-eight teams consisting of five students and...

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