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

Final Call for Donations for Stepping into Summer Auction 2021

Help us get prizes for our annual PTA Auction 2021 ( Ask your favorite businesses or orgs! More info on the PTA page ( Or donate a parent experience! Tell us about your donations using this form ( by April 26th, 2021. Questions? Email

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 […]

Community Outing at Queens Drive-In 2021

Tired of staring at screens indoors? Come join the PTA at the Queens Drive-In on Sunday, March 21, 6pm-10pm for a double feature of Babe and Babe: Pig in the City. Enjoy a socially-distanced evening with car-loads of Q300 families and other locals. Reserved tickets at $25 per car (regularly $45-$75) are available to our […]

T-Shirt logo design for the Q300 Fun Run 2021

The first Q300 Fun Run will be organized in Spring 2021. In preparation for this activity, we are calling for FUN RUN T-Shirt Design Submissions! If you have a great idea for a Q300 Fun Run 2021 T-Shirt, please send it to by Friday March 12th, 2021. Here are the submission criteria: Have “Q300 […]

Fundraising with Tea Collection School Days 2021

Q300 has once again partnered with Tea Collection (! Between March 15-23, 2021 and you will receive 15% off orders and another 15% of those orders’ will be donated back to Q300. Stay tuned for notices about our unique promo code needed to place the orders and get the discount and kick back. This […]

K-2nd Grade Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Shibley Day Camp ( will be hosting a free, fun scavenger hunt for our youngest students. Children will safely search for items at home while having fun with friends on Zoom. For questions, contact Date: Sunday, March 7, 2021 Time: 4:00pm- Place: Zoom URL: Register here Note: This event is for Q300 families only. […]

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2021

Buy your tickets to New York International Children’s Film Festival, March 5-14, 2021. The New York International Children’s Film Festival 2021 is 100% online and available to stream nationwide! Go to and use the code SCHD21 to save $3 on single tickets and $5 on All Access Passes! Date: Friday, March 5 – Sunday, […]

Lunar New Year Arts & Crafts 2021

The Q300 PTA invites your family to join a virtual Arts & Crafts session to celebrate Lunar New Year this Saturday, February 27th, 2021 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Ox printables will be sent via the Google Group, as well as by the Class Parents. Hope you’ll join in on the fun! Date: Saturday, February 27, […]

Zumba-Thon 2021

Join us for a night of movement, fun, and community to help our schools raise money for the local community. Date: Friday, March 19th, 2021 Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm Place: Online (Zoom) URL: Registration: / Donation: The Q300 and PS17 PTAs are so proud to be co-sponsoring our annual Zumba-thon! The amazing Alejandra Villadiego will […]

District 30 Virtual Parent Workshop Series 2 (on Feb 12, 2021)

CEC (Community Education Council) for District 30 ( is hosting the parent workshop series this month. The second session of the parent workshop series will take place on Friday, February 12, 2021. Title: Session 2: Expand Beyond Your Current Culture: Diversity & Inclusion Date: Friday, February 12, 2021 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Place: Zoom URL: […]

International Potluck 2021: Virtual Cultural Classes

In lieu of the International Winter Potluck, where we usually get to celebrate all of our diverse heritages by enjoying traditional cultural dishes and folkloric craft-making activities, the Q300 PTA is planning a series of family-friendly virtual sessions to bring the celebration into your home. These will be ongoing throughout the year. We invite you […]

District 30 Virtual Parent Workshop Series 1 (on Feb 11, 2021)

CEC (Community Education Council) for District 30 ( is hosting the first parent workshop on Thursday, February 4, 2021 as part of the NYS Integration Project Grant! Title: Session 1: Celebrating Difference: Bias & Microaggressions Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Place: Zoom (Meeting ID: 87060319044) URL: MMVZzcm9SZFdqTVZlKy9PUT09

Black History Month Events in 2021

February is National African American History Month, which celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality. Due to social distancing, many Black History Month events throughout the city are virtual this year. Here is one list compiled from the city Black History Month Events.

Bank Street College’s Anti-Black Racism in Early Childhood Education Symposium 2021

Bank Street College of Education will host an in-depth dialogue on supporting equity and the early education of Black children on Thursday, February 4, 2021 as part of Black Lives Matter at School Week. The symposium will feature a panel discussion around the theme of “Disrupting Anti-Black Racism in Early Childhood: Center, Abolish, Liberate” and […]

DOE’s Fall 2020 School Experience Survey

The DOE is conducting surveys on your remote and blended learning experience in Fall 2020. All students in grades 6–12, parents and guardians of students in grades 3-K–12, and teachers can take the Fall 2020 School Experience Survey. See the following DOE website for more information. The surveys will be closed on Friday, February 5, […]