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High school students help to green SE Queens

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Bianca Chakravorty (l.) and Ivy Zhang dig a hole for one of the trees.
Alan Lin and Kyeong Chang prepare to lower a shrub into the ground.
Senior Akilah Lewis helps with the planting.
Janika Tailor and Kelsey Fang pour fertilizer over the tree.
Queens Village resident Anthony Yang, 17, and Bayside resident Richard Liu, 17, do their part.
Students use their feet to dig.
Students (l.-r.) Christian Arroyo, Jeremy Wu and Julian Davis plant a tree.
Kyeong Chang and Dana Kim add fertilizer to the soil.
Students (l.-r.) Samantha Wu, Yee Chung Phang and Danny Chen dig out a hole.
Rachelle Lacoste does her part.
Advanced Placement Environmental Science students Ivy Zhang (l.) and Bianca Chakravorty, students at Queens High School for the Sciences at York College, lead a tree planting on the school's grounds. Photo by Christina Santucci

Between 30 and 40 students pitched in to plant 10 trees and five shrubs at Queens High School for the Sciences at York College last Thursday.

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