Thank you for visiting the website of the Q300 Parent-Teacher Association. All parents and guardians of Q300 students as well as all teachers are automatically members of the Q300 PTA. PTA meetings are held monthly. Our goal is to work together to create and maintain a welcoming community for all Q300 families and to support the administration and faculty in building a school that provides outstanding education to our students based on the values of inclusion, inquiry, and responsibility. See here for more information on Q300 and here for more info on Q300 PTA.

Recent announcements

Q300 Blooms: Flower Power Fundraising (deadline on 5/15/2024)

The Q300 PTA is organizing “Flower Power Fundraising” to bring a vibrant variety of spring garden bulbs right to your doorstep. Shop for your spring garden while raising funds for the school! Hummingbird gardens, tomato vertical plants, children’s garden seed mix, and more! Flower Power will donate 40-50% of sales to the PTA. Orders will […]

Q300 Kindness Challenge 2023 (2/17/2024 – 3/16/2024)

In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17th the Q300 PTA would like to invite the Q300 community to participate in the 4th Annual Q300 Kindness Challenge. The Kindness Challenge will run from Saturday, February 17, 2024 to Saturday, March 16, 2024. We ask the community to put Q300’s core values of […]

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournament (3/23/2024)

Join us for the Q300 Chess Team’s home tournament in partnership with NY Chess Academy on Saturday, March 23, 2024. This event welcomes participants of all skill levels to compete and enjoy the game of chess. Your support in spreading the word is much appreciated, and we welcome everyone to join us for a day […]

Q300 Winterfest Auction 2024 (2/3/2023 – 2/13/2024)

The WinterFest Auction 2024 will go live on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at The WinterFest Auction features a list of summer camp and experience prizes. Register at to bid on these amazing prizes! Please feel free to share the site with friends and neighbors as anyone can bid. Get a great deal on […]

Q300 Fun Run 2024: Rising NYRR Spring Jamboree (4/13/2024)

A group of sports-enthusiastic Q300 children are participating in this Fun Run event on Saturday, April 2024. Sign up for the event directly. We will coordinate our meet-up with WhatsApp. Contact Marcus Newbury at or Tomonori Nagano at to join the Q300 Fun Run WhatsApp group. The Rising NYRR Spring Jamboree is a […]

Q300 Aigner’s Chocolate Fundraiser 2024 (by 2/7/2023)

Aigner’s Chocolate Fundraiser is back for Valentine’s Day in 2024! Artisanal chocolates made from a chocolate shop in Forest Hill for over 90 years. Order online at or visit the store in-person. Please note that there’s more products to order from if you go through their website. Make sure to mention or type out […]

Q300 Winterfest International Potluck 2024 (2/3/2024)

Updated on Thursday, January 25, 2024 There are still a few spots available if for Winter Fest on Saturday, February 3, 2024. Register at We are still accepting applications to the K-8 Multicultural Performance too. Sign up at Q300 and Q300 PTA are hosting Winterfest to showcase the talents of its students through […]

Q300/PS17 PTA Movie Night 2024 (1/12/2024)

The Q300 and PS17 PTAs invite you to Movie Night on Friday, January 12, 2024 at 5:00pm at the Lower Division building’s auditorium. All Q300 families are invited to attend. We’ll have a variety of delicious food and beverages available for sale. Please note that it’s cash-only, so make sure to bring some extra bills. […]

Q300 10 Year Anniversary Celebration and T-shirt Design Contest (deadline 1/23/2024)

The deadline has been extended from Friday, January 5, 2024 to Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Did you know that Q300 has been in existence for a decade? Ten years is something to celebrate! The Q300 PTA is putting together a new Q300 10 Year Anniversary t-shirt, and we want to feature drawings of your top […]

Help Wanted: A call for committee volunteers (2023-2024)

The Q300 PTA is looking for parent volunteers who can join the following committees. Please sign up to lend a helping hand! Great opportunities to meet other parent volunteers and contribute to the school community! Scholastic Book Fair: We need your help carrying boxes, setup/takedown and running the fair. Sign up here. Dates and times […]

Scholastic Book Fair 2023 (12/5-6 @UD & 12/12-13 @LD)

Q300 students are invited to shop at the book fair by Scholastic on Tuesday, December 5 & Wednesday, December 6, 2023 (Upper Division) and Tuesday, December 12 & Wednesday, December 13, 2023 (Lower Division). See the flyers for more information about the book fairs. Kids can bring either cash or go digital with an eWallet […]

Q300 PTA #GivingTuesday (11/28/2023)

Please help support the PTA on #GivingTuesday – Tuesday, November 28, 2023, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Your donation helps fund teaching assistants, enrichment and elective programs, teacher wish lists, teacher professional development, and other critical resources. Please consider doing any of the following. If you […]

NYC Council Participatory Budgeting 2023-2024

Participatory budget ( is a chance for a community to spend 1 million dollars for physical infrastructure projects that benefit the public, cost at least $50,000, and have a lifespan of at least 5 years. For example, projects such as local improvements to schools, parks, libraries, housing, and other public spaces can be funded. There […]

4th Grade Fundraiser: Smencil Sale (2023/12/6 – 2023/12/7)

The 4th graders are selling Smencils as a fundraiser for their graduation festivities since they will leave the elementary building and will move up to the upper division next year. Each smencil is sold for $2 and vinyl stickers are either 50 cents (per sticker) or $1 (for three stickers). Fill out the form below […]

Holiday Gift Card Sale 2023 (due on 11/28/2023)

The Q300 PTA is organizing our annual gift card sales event, which will run from Monday, November 20, 2023, to Tuesday, November 28, 2023. You can support the Q300 PTA by purchasing gift cards from over 70 major retailers, as the Q300 PTA will receive a percentage of the face value of each card. The […]

Sports programs/events near Q300

Parents and children in the Q300 community have either participated in or have used the following sports programs/databaase near the Q300 community. If you have any suggestions for the sports programs, please let us know. NYRR Rising New York Road Runner’s youth events ( Free, untimed events for young children/youth on weekend. Registration required. RaceAwesome […]

Q300 PTA Coat Drive 2023 (11/15/2023 – 11/29/2023)

Q300 PTA, in collaboration with PS17 and IS126, will be hosting a sock and coat drive in 2023. Please donate new adult socks, and new or gently used kid/adult coats, scarves, and gloves to help keep New Yorkers warm. Collection takes place from Wednesday, November 15, 2023 until Wednesday, November 22, 2023 (new adult socks […]

New York Martial Arts Academy (up to 12/22/2023)

We are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for Q300 families to take advantage of a special offer from NYMAA (New York Martial Arts Academy). Our PTA has arranged for a discounted 4-week training program at NYMAA’s Astoria location, offering eight lessons at a reduced price of $177. Not only will you give your child […]

Friendsgiving at UNO Pizzeria & Grille (11/10/23)

The Q300 PTA has partnered with UNO Pizzeria & Grill for a “Let’s feast NYC style with pizza fundraiser” to benefit students at Q300. Meet Q300 community members at UNO Pizzeria & Grill (37-11 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11101) at 5:00pm on Friday, November 10, 2023. Present vouchers to your server for UNO to donate […]

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournament (12/2/2023)

The Q300 Chess Team, in collaboration with NY Chess Academy, will be hosting its first home tournament of the year on Saturday, December 2, 2023. This event, organized in partnership with the NY Chess Academy, will be a fantastic opportunity for chess enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels to demonstrate their prowess and engage […]

Thanksgiving Pie Sales 2023

The last day of the pie order was Friday, November 10, 2023. The online order form has been closed. The Q300 PTA is excited to partner with La Guli Bakery of Astoria and Betty Bakery to provide delicious pies for our Thanksgiving feasts and to help raise funds for school programs. Pies come with different […]

Q300 PTA Fall Costume Party 2023 (10/29/2023)

We are at space capacity for this event, and ticket sales are closed. If you purchased tickets, and are no longer able to attend, please let us know at ASAP so we can offer them to someone on the waitlist. The Q300 PTA invites you to the Fall Costume Party on Sunday, October 29, […]

Fundraising with Tea Collection School Days 2023

Q300 has once again partnered with Tea Collection (! Between Saturday, October 7, 2023 and Sunday, October 15, 2023 and you will receive 15% off orders and another 15% of those orders’ will be donated back to Q300. The promo code was sent to the Q300 community on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 (contact […]

Call for Class Parents in 2023-2024

Q300 PTA is looking for Class Parents in 2023-2024. Class Parents play an important role in the Q300 community, supporting the students and teachers in many ways. Class Parents are vital in fostering community amongst all the families in the grade. We are including a link to the responsibilities that Class Parents traditionally have had, […]

Q300 Blooms: Flower Power Fundraising (deadline on 10/15/2023)

If you love gardening – or looking for gift ideas for someone who wants to add flowers to their garden – we are partnering with “Flower Power Fundraising” this fall – for spring garden bulbs! More info to come, but if you’d like to take a peek at the different varieties of tulips, daffodils, lilies […]

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