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Pisgah Forest Elementary Forms 'Community Helpers Club' – Pisgah Forest NC


Teamwork and friendship are a big part of the PFE Community Helper's Club. (Courtesy photo)

After reading about elementary students who raised money for an important community project, Pisgah Forest Elementary School third grader Javeria Maheen was also inspired to find a way to give back. And thus the school's "Community Helpers Club" was born.

"I learned that proactive means to do something without anyone telling you to do it, and that's how I wanted to be," said Maheen.

She decided to start using some of her daily recess time to pick up trash from the playground, and it wasn't long before other students decided to join her.

One day just before 1:50 p.m., I watched t...

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