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

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 https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year-20-21/return-to-school-2020/school-schedules. The DOE guidance recommends families regularly visiting the NYC DOE Return to School 2020 website (https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year-20-21/return-to-school-2020) 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. (https://www.varsitytutors.com/virtual-summer-camp-catalog) 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 seriousfun.org (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: https://seriousfunnyc.asapconnected.com/#CourseGroupID=47705 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: https://www.nychesskids.com/book-online 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 (https://1stdayschoolsupplies.com/kits.php?sid=73565) for the 2020-21 school year. Kits will be delivered to the school over the summer. The last day to order supplies with 1stdayschoolsupplies.com 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! https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/2020-q300-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 communityaffairs@q300pta.org or communications@q300pta.org with the best contact info […]


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Q300 Virtual School Tour 2020

Q300 has put together a virtual school tour for families who are interested in Q300 for 2021-2022. Q300 is a city-wide G&T school, for which there is a separate application process in addition to the general kindergarten application. See https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/gifted-and-talented for more information about the application procedure for the G&T programs/schools. Here is the link […]


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Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week (Mon, May 4, 2020 – Fri, May 8, 2020) is coming up! One of the things we would like to do is send notes of appreciation to our teachers and staff on Padlet and share them with them. Padlet is an intuitive interactive tool where anyone can drop a note or message […]


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4th Grade Bake Sale on Tuesday, March 3

The fourth grade will be hosting a bake sale on the parent-teacher conference day (Tuesday, March 3, 2020) at the Lower Division campus. Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm & 4:30pm-7:30pm Place: Q300 Lower Division 4th floor (28-37 29th St, Long Island City, NY 11102)


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Fundraising art project with Square 1 Art

Each year the Q300 PTA participates in a fundraiser with Square 1 Art. This is an optional project , but one enjoyed by many families. Using the special paper attached , your child should create their own artwork and then turn it into their teacher by Monday, March 2. At the end of March, each […]


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Stepping Into Summer Dance Party & Silent Auction 2020

Annual Q300 PTA Stepping Into Summer Dance Party & Silent Auction 2020. DJ, Dancing, Food & Drink, Silent Auction, Raffles, and Online Auction! The venue might reach capacity so tickets are limited quantity! Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020 Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm Place: Central in Astoria (20-30 Steinway St, Astoria NY 11105) Tickets: Early bird (thru April […]


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New York International Children’s Film Festival 2020

Buy your tickets to New York International Children’s Film Festival, February 21-March 15, 2020. The New York International Children’s Film Festival 2020 is packed full of fantastic film programs for your family and, even better, our school can earn $3 back for every ticket you purchase! Go to https://nyicff.org/tickets/ and select Q300 30th Ave School […]


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Fundraising with Tea Collection School Days 2020

Starting this Sunday, February 23, 2020 through March 8, 2020, we are participating in Tea Collection School Days fundraiser. Shop at https://www.teacollection.com. Once items are added to the cart and you proceed to checkout, you will be prompted to enter your organization’s promo code. Our promo code is: SDSP20Q300PTA (This is different than how they […]


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Zumba-Thon 2020

Join us for a night of movement, fun, and community to help our schools raise money for enrichment programs. Please donate what you can to support us! Note that 25% of the funding raised for this year’s zumbathon will go to earthquake relief for Puerto Rico. Online link to fundraising here: http://bit.ly/PS17Q300Zumba Date: Friday, April […]


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