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 Hurricanes Ian and Fiona relief campaign (until 10/25/2022)

Hurricanes Ian and Fiona hit Florida, Cuba, Dominican Republic Puerto Rico last month, leaving a large number of families without power, food, clean water, and shelter. As part of the global community, Q300 PTA is coming together to support the victims of Hurricane Ian in Florida with DRAW’s Fill a Bucket/ campaign. Our goal is […]



Seeking PTA Board Members for 2022-2023

Help shape the future of your Q300 community! Please consider running for a leadership position on the PTA Board. The following positions are open Treasurer (as a solo Treasurer or as a Team) Executive Vice-President (solo) Vice President, Lower Division (solo) Vice President, Upper Division (solo) In addition, the PTA calls for candidates to run […]



Q300 PTA Fall Costume Party 2022 (10/23/2022)

The Q300 PTA invites you to the Fall Costume Party on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Lower Division building. All Q300 families are invited to attend. Admission is $5 per person (age 5 and up), and includes access to our live DJ dance party, games and activities. Title: Q300 PTA […]



Q300 Blooms: Flower Power Fundraising (deadline on 10/15/2022)

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 […]



In-person PTA General Membership Meeting (9/29/2022)

We are very happy to invite you to the in-person PTA General Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Auditorium at the Lower Division Campus at 28-37 29th Street, Astoria, NY 11102. This is the first in-person membership meeting since February 2020. Title: Q300 PTA General Membership Meeting Date: Thursday, September […]



Job opportunities at Q300 (Teacher Assistant positions in 2022-2023)

Q300 is currently hiring Teacher Assistants. Please share the below Job Listing with any prospective candidates. Please consider sending it to people you know, in academic and educational fields recent grads or grad students taking a gap year consider the TA at your kid’s summer camp that the kids were drawn to a retired teacher […]



Update on Public Bus for 2022-2023

The Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) has just shared 2022-2023 routes and ridership lists with Q300. These lists follow the OPT eligibility guidelines. Bus stops have to be in Queens and no less than 1/2 mile from the school. The OPT bus route can not be longer than 5 miles from the school. If your […]



FAQ page for the OPT (public) school bus 2022-2023

The Q300 PTA’s FAQ page for the OPT (public) school bus 2022-2023 has been updated. The link is https://q300pta.org/resources/bus-info/. For questions about the OPT (public) school bus, contact schoolbus@Q300.org.



Q300 PTA Uniform Swap Playdate (8/21/2022)

We are holding a PTA uniform swap/playdate on Sunday, August 21, 2022, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am ET at Torsney/Lou Lodati Playground, Sunnyside (at the corner of Skillman Avenue and 43rd Street / 41-15 Skillman Ave, Long Island City, NY 11104). The closest subway stop is at the 40th Street station of the 7 […]



Q300 PTA Back-to-School Meetup 2022 (9/18/2022)

The 9th Annual Back to School Q300 Meetup will take place on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 12-3 pm at Rainey Park (Vernon Blvd at 34th Ave.). The 0300 PTA welcomes all Q300 families, teachers and staff to meet in the park for a casual gathering. Join old friends, and make new ones at the […]



DOE’s COVID guidelines for Fall 2022

The NYC Department of Education just issued its Fall 2022 COVID-19 guidance. Here’s the link to the guidance: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/covid-information/health-and-safety-in-our-schools.



Update on Private Bus for 2022-2023

Families interested in private bus service for next year are asked to complete the form below to be added to our list of potential riders. This form does not guarantee a spot nor does it commit you to using the bus. Last year, there were two private buses, one in Queens for the Upper Division […]



Support Q300 PTA through AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile (https://smile.amazon.com/) is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization, such as Q300PTA, every time you shop at Amazon. AmazonSmile is a program that donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases on Amazon to Q300PTA. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping […]



Community meals program in summer 2022

Free “grab & go” meals during summer started on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. See the feeding locations on the DOE website at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/summer-meals. Free breakfast and lunch will be available from Tuesday, June 28, 2022 to Friday, September 2, 2022 to people 18 and under at select schools, pools, city parks and food trucks. The […]



2022 Summer Read-a-Thon

It’s time for our 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 enrichment programs)! For questions, contact VP Fundraising at fundraising@q300pta.org. How it Works Setting Goals: We are asking students to set reading […]



Q300 PTA Lower Division Book Swap 2022 (collection until 6/24/2022)

The deadline for the book swap collection is now on Friday, June 24, 2022. The book swap is going to take on Monday, June 27, 2022. Students are encouraged to bring in a gently used book to donate to the lower division book swap. Books can be brought in any day from now until Monday, […]



Q300 Uniform Swap 2022 (collection until 6/27/2022 & pick up on 9/18/2022)

Does your child grow like a weed? Does your child’s uniform pants, which seemed so big at the beginning of the year, now fit like shorts? Well, you can help defray the expense of buying new uniforms by participating in the Q300 uniform swap. Drop-Off Uniforms Please donate any gently used uniform that your child […]



New PTA and Executive Board Members for 2022-2023

Congratulations to our new SLT and Board Members for the 2022-23 school year! We are so grateful for your service. The latest results are in, and there are still a few vacancies: 2022-2023 PTA Board Members Q300 2022-2023 School Leadership Team



Q300 PTA Chocolate Fundraiser (6/6/2022 – 6/10/2022)

The following options have been added: – School pick-up on Monday, June 13, 2022 – Teacher thank-you gift option See the revised flyer for more information. Chocolate gifts for dads, grads, or yourself! Purchase items in store or online. 20% of sales supports the PTA. Online orders have the option of in-person store pickup or […]



Q300 K and 1 Mixer (5/15/2022)

The Q300 PTA Board would like to invite K and 1st grade families to a casual meetup on Sunday, May 15th, from 1:30pm -3:30 pm, at Athens Square Park (located at 30th Street and 30th Avenue, right next to the Lower Division). All K and 1st grade students, caretakers, and family members are invited. Come […]