Eseloni Malafu and Cooper Haloran get ready to go into the photo booth during the Family & Community Night at Westport Central School on May 8.
The schoolyard and halls were filled with excitement of community and school members coming together for the annual Family and Community Night at Westport Central School on May 9.
The night gave parents and students the opportunity to enjoy the schools, meet faculty, sign their children up for the summer program at the school, win cakes, pies and sweet treats at the cake walk, get a face painting like a baseball patterns, balloons and flowers and more.
WCS principal, Michelle Friedman said it was an amazing turnout at the annual event.
For the evening events, the school worked with the Westport Chamber of Commerce and invited their members to attend and reached out to other local agencies. The community businesses and organizations were on hand to talk about things they do for the community, discuss job and career opportunities and ways students can get involved in the organizations. Businesses included: STOP Domestic Violence, Westport Heritage House, Office of the Aging, Jim Carrol Overtime Photography, The Prevention Team, Essex County Mental Health, the Sports Recognition Club, ACAP, Youth Commission, Westport Fire Department, Chamber of Commerce, Families First, Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, Susan Satloff’s Dog Therapy class with students from WCS, the Essex County Fair, Hospice, the Westport Library, One Work Source, the Westport Hotel, Champlain Area Trails, Emily Ambruzzi massage therapist with the Breathing Body, Westport/Chazy Phone Company, The Inn at Westport and Dragon Press.