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

Updates on the OPT busses in 2020

A message from Alexandra Skendrou, OPT Bus Coordinator of Q300: Please check your childrens’ Transportation information at If you have any questions please reach out to Alexandra Skendrou at before Friday, September 25, 2020. OPT buses will run the first day of school on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Metrocards will be distributed to […]

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Primary contacts for school inquiries in Fall 2020

Principal Sonita Ramkishun has shared the following primary contact information for different kinds of inquiries. Contact person(s) Topics Email Sonita Ramkishun, Principal Schoolwide comments & concerns Anna Milonakis, Assistant Principal Special Education (IEPs, 504s, etc) Gina Mont’Etna K-8 Address changes, attendance questions, immunization forms Alexandra Skendrou OPT bus inquires and Lower Division […]

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Global Kids after school program (for 6-8 graders)

For 6th-8th grade families, Global Kids is starting its online after school programming, starting today September 10th at 3pm! Students may start today (for the kick off party), and enrollment forms will be sent out by the end of the week. Enrollment is open and ongoing throughout the year. Please email Andrea Canova for more […]

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After school program updates for Fall 2020

Here is the latest update about the after school programs at Q300 (as of Thursday, September 10, 2020). Serious Fun has shared information regarding virtual programming and an in person one for remote learners. Click here for more information: VIRTUAL: Serious Fun will begin registration for its all virtual programs, Launch Math + Science or […]

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Interested in serving on the Q300 PTA board or SLT for 2020-2021?

Please consider running for a leadership position on the PTA Board ( and parent position on the School Leadership Team (SLT) ( We encourage new parents/guardians to join the PTA board and SLT. All PTA Board positions are open (President; Vice President; Secretary; Treasurer; V.P of Fundraising; VP of Communication; VP of Membership, and VP […]

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St. John’s University’s research on the impact of COVID-19 among children (ages 11-17)

The Queens Borough President Sharon Lee has co-sponsored a study commissioned and conducted by Child Help Partnership at St. John’s University to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic which has inflicted untold physical, emotional and psychological trauma on all New Yorkers including children. The study is specifically looking at Queens children ages 11 to […]

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SeriousFun after school program in Fall 2020

SeriousFun is tentatively planning to offer two options in Fall 2020: one completely virtual program available to all families, and one in person program for students who are doing 100% remote learning. Enrollment/Applications will be available September 1, 2020. Families with credits on account can use their credits towards the cost for either program. Virtual […]

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Chess after school program in Fall 2020 (NYChessKids; online)

NYChessKids offers an online after school program in Fall 2020. For more information, see or contact Saudin Robovic at Also, NYChessKids offers a hardship scholarship to anyone affected by COVID-19; please contact contact for more info as well. Schedule: Monday to Friday 3:00pm – 3:45pm: Beginners 3:45pm – 4:30pm: Intermediate 4:30pm – […]

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NYC DOE’s Return to School 2020 website

The Fall 2020 school reopening models that the Chancellor announced on July 8, 2020 can be viewed at The DOE guidance recommends families regularly visiting the NYC DOE Return to School 2020 website ( for updates and up-to-date information. Please note that Q300 (Principal Sonita Ramkishun and/or Jenny Lando) always shares all important updates […]

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More x2 summer 2020 programs for Q300 students

Q300 shared the additional resources for summer activities in 2020. See the previous postings on the same topic here and here. NYC DOE Summer Enrichment Challenges and Activities The NYC DOE is hosting weekly virtual summer challenges between July 13, 2020 and August 17, 2020. The challenge for the week of July 27 uses Minecraft […]

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More summer 2020 programs for Q300 students

Q300 shared the additional resources for summer activities in 2020. See the previous posting on the same topic here. More online summer programs Virtual summer classes from Varsity Tutors: Check out free, online summer classes for students in kindergarten through college in subjects including art, computer science, languages and more. ( Virtual summer camp from […]

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Update on Private Bus for 2020-2021

See the Bus Information page for the latest information about the bus services for 2020-2021. The Q300 Private Bus Committee is currently beginning planning for the 2020-21 school year. Since 2013, Q300 families have worked together to establish private bus routes. During the 2019-20 year, we operated buses for both the Lower and Upper Divisions […]

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Summer 2020 programs for Q300 students

Q300 shared the following resources for summer activities in 2020. Download the info in PDF here. Our partners Serious Fun (doing virtual camps based on specific campsites) Global Kids They are offering various activities including games, art, virtual trips, creative writing, dance, music, languages, DIY projects, day & evening activities, and more! Youth may […]

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Serious Fun Virtual Arts Enrichment for Summer 2020

Each week we’ll explore a different theme through Virtual Arts Enrichment! Dates: Monday, July 6, 2020 – Thursday, August 13, 2020 (Monday-Thursday) Time: 3:30-4:15pm (2-5) / 4:30-5:15pm (PK-1) Weekly Rates: $50/week Drop-In Rate: $15/drop-in URL: Sign up for one week or all six! Or drop in for a day!

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NYC Chess Kids: Online Summer Chess Camp 2020

Summer Chess Camp with Saudin/NYChesskids Date: Monday, July 6, 2020 – Friday, August 28, 2020 Place: Online | Zoom+LiChess WELCOME Incoming Q300 families, please join us! Registration/Info: Zoom Q&A for parents on Thursday 6/25 at 8pm (see your e-mail for the Zoom link)

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School supplies group order for 2020-2021

Q300 PTA has started the school supplies group order for 2020-2021. You can now order supply kits online from 1st Day School Supplies ( for the 2020-21 school year. Kits will be delivered to the school over the summer. The last day to order supplies with is Wednesday, July 1, 2020 [the deadline has […]

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2020 Summer Read-a-Thon

We hope you are doing well during this challenging time. School is almost over and it’s almost time for our annual Summer Read-a-Thon!

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Congratulations to Class of 2020

We have three classes this year whom are either stepping up or graduating, our kindergarten, 4th and 8th graders. Congratulations to the students and their families. Please share some love and support to our graduating classes as they move to the next chapter in their lives. Share inspiring stories, quotes, poems, music and kind words. […]

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Q300’s Got Talent! Talent Show Remotely 2020

This year we will be hosting our Talent Show Remotely. All students, K – 8, are welcome and encouraged to join in as performers and spectators. The Virtual Talent Show will be held the afternoon of Friday, June 19th. Details on how to view will be shared with our community​. Please read the information below […]

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For Prospective Parents/Children for 2020-2021

The Q300 PTA would like to share the following resources with parents/caregivers of prospective children for Q300 in 2020-2021. Connect with current Q300 parents We know you may have questions regarding your decision in choosing the best school for your child. Send us a short email to or with the best contact info […]

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