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

Community meals program in summer 2021

Free “grab & go” meals during summer started on Monday, June 28, 2021. See the feeding locations on the DOE website at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/summer-meals.



2021 Summer Read-a-Thon

We are thrilled and excited to bring back the school-wide Summer Read-a-thon! Q300 is a community of learners and readers, and we continue our passion for books and knowledge into the summer months (while simultaneously raising money for our school’s enrichment programs)! [Download the flyer here ] Register: Register for the Read-a-thon at GoFundMe (https://charity.gofundme.com/q300readathon2021). […]



School supplies group order for 2021-2022 (no PTA order in 2021)

As Principal Sonita Ramkishun mentioned in her newsletter, Q300 will be purchasing all school supplies for 2021-2022 and families do not need to purchase their individual supplies this year. Therefore, the PTA will not organize the school supplies group order this year. For quesiotns, please contact Jenny Lando, Parent Coordinator, at jennylando@q300.org.



Are you interested in running for PTA Board positions in 2021-2022?

Do you enjoy organizing events and activities for your kids? Would you like to enrich and improve the educational, emotional, and social lives of Q300’s students? Do you enjoy listening and understanding the concerns of your fellow Q300 community members? Are you great with financials, keeping financial records in order, taking minutes at meetings, or […]



Q300 Strong T-Shirt Fundraiser (6/1/2021-6/14/2021)

Information on t-shirts for sale T-shirts for both kids and adults will also be available for purchase from June 1- June 14, 2021. Stay tuned for details on how to order shirts for the whole family to display your Q300 Strong pride all around town (and also to wear for gym class.) Q300 Strong T-shirts […]



Interested in serving on the Q300 PTA board or SLT for 2021-2022?

Q300 PTA is calling on parents/guardians to run for positions on the PTA Board and two (2) SLT parent member positions. The only qualification for all offices is that the candidate be a parent/guardian (including birth parents, adoptive parents, step-parents, legally-appointed guardians, foster parents, or “persons in a parental relation”) of a Q300 student. (Please […]



Q300PTA Stepping Into Summer 2021 (May, 2021)

Q300 Stepping into Summer Virtual Family Game Night and Auction are on this year and you can do them from the comfort of your own home! Don’t miss the biggest virtual party of the year! Here is how you can participate: Virtual Family Game Night Saturday, May 15 at 5:30pm. Purchase tickets here: https://q300pta.org/summer-party2021 Online […]



Q300 PTA Stepping Into Summer Online Auction 2021 (5/7 – 5/23)

Q300 PTA’s Stepping Into Summer Online Auction 2021 takes place between Saturday, May 8 to Sunday, May 23, 2021. Place your bit on the Auctria website at https://charityauction.bid/Q300PTASummer2021. You will have to register as a bidder on the Auctria website to place your bit. All proceeds will go toward providing PTA funded enrichments for our […]



Winners of the Q300 Strong Design Competition 2021

Congratulations to all the students who entered the contests. It was incredibly difficult to choose a winning design, but our esteemed judges have made a decision. The winning bookmark design came from Class 201 and the winning T-shirt design came from Class 501. Bookmark design T-shirt design Both winners received a One-Year Family Membership to […]



Q300 PTA Online Book Fair (May 1-15, 2021)

Q300 PTA Online Book Fair with the Children’s Bookstore. 25% of every book purchase from May 1, 2021 through May 15, 2021 will go directly to the PTA to help pay for enrichment programs for all grade levels K-8. Shop the books you want from more than 200,000 book titles offered by the Children’s Bookstore. […]



PTA Bylaws Committee

Q300 PTA is looking for volunteers to serve on the PTA Bylaws Committee. The Committee will conduct a thorough review of the PTA bylaws, including ensuring that the Bylaws conform with NYC Chancellor’s Regulations and other applicable federal, state, and local law and regulations. The Committee will offer amendments to the Bylaws for presentation and […]



Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

Teacher Appreciation Day is May 4th and we want to show the teachers and staff at our school some love for all of the amazing work that they have done over this incredibly difficult and unprecedented year. This year, we will be leaving our messages of appreciation on Padlets. Most of you have probably used […]



Q300 Fun Run 2021

By popular demand, registration for Q300 Fun Run 2021 has been extended to Monday, June 7, 2021. Q300 PTA is pleased to announce its first virtual 5k (3.1 miles) run (or walk, stroll or roll)! The weather is getting better and we are sure everyone is tired of their kids being glued to the iPads […]


Final Call for Donations for Stepping into Summer Auction 2021

Help us get prizes for our annual PTA Auction 2021 (https://q300pta.org/summer-party2021) Ask your favorite businesses or orgs! More info on the PTA page (https://q300pta.org/21cfd). Or donate a parent experience! Tell us about your donations using this form (https://forms.gle/tkyt4PkiMet9EAFaA) by April 26th, 2021. Questions? Email auction@q300pta.org.



Salsa con Suni (Sat, April 17, 2021)

Put on your dancing shoes and have the whole family join for an evening full of rhythm, drums and excitement, as Suni shares some of the history and steps that make this Latin dance so hard to resist. Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021 Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm Place: Zoom (Zoom information was sent through the class parents. […]



Q300 Kindergarten G&T Open House for 2021-2022

Q300 will be hosting a virtual Kindergarten Open House Q&A session for anyone interested in applying to Q300 for Kindergarten. During the open house, the school representatives discuss Q300’s G&T programming and review the application process this year. 8:30am-9:30am on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm on Thursday, April 1, 2021 If you are interested in […]



Q300 Strong Logo Design Competition 2021 (deadline on Friday, April 9, 2021)

The Submission Deadline for the Q300 Strong Design Competition has been extended to Friday, April 16 @ 10pm. In addition, due to several requests, the Upper Division T-Shirt Logo Design Contest is now open to all Lower Division Students as well. Please refer to this document for details and rules. Again, submissions must be emailed […]



Call for Donations for Q300 Virtual Stepping into Summer Party 2021

The PTA Auction Committee’s work looks a little different this year, but we are thrilled to announce that we WILL be having a big school-wide virtual event in May, so save the date of Sat, May 15th, 2021 for our Virtual Stepping Into Summer Party – a Family Game Night. We’re excited to bring this […]



Mindful Creativity Workshop with Sacred Space Astoria

Kids Yoga classes on Wednesdays have been canceled. The Mindful Creativity for All Ages workshop will still happen on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Combining art and mindfulness techniques, this hour-long workshop will help kids and adults exercise their creativity while calming their minds. Using any basic art supplies (colored pencils, watercolors, markers, crayons, etc), families […]



Mango Lassi Making on March 26, 2021

The Q300 PTA invites you to join a virtual beverage making session. Let’s celebrate the coming of spring with a recipe that’s sure to delight to the whole family. Date: Friday, March 26, 2021 Time: 5:30-6:30pm Place: Zoom [See your e-mail for the Zoom link] Ingredients Blender needed Plain non-fat yogurt Frozen mango chunks OR […]