31 May '15, 1am

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The Maspeth High School vision is “to have our students become leaders in all fields of personal endeavors through academia, and to be physically, emotionally and intellectually healthy with determination and compassion.” There is probably no better example of the embodiment of that vision than the Maspeth High School Green Club. The club was founded at the same time the school itself began operating in September 2011. Aaron Bell, the faculty advisor responsible for the club’s inception, gives all the credit for its birth to both the vision of the school’s Principal, Khurshid Abdul Mutakabbi, and the tenacity of five freshman who not only established the club but “created its identity” and became the “heart and soul of the project.” With just these five girls on board, the team hit the ground running almost immediately, when Council Member Elizabeth Crowley reached out to ...

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