Recent announcements about the school resources

NYC Dept of Ed: Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) Survey 2021

Community Food Advocates (https://www.communityfoodadvocatesnyc.org), a non-profit organization for equity-centered, high-impact public policy to provide affordable, culturally appropriate foods, shared information about the survey conducted by the New York City Department of Education, Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS). The survey will inform the OFNS strategic planning plan that determine what the office should focus […]



Vaccine incentive scholarships for SUNY/CUNY (11/21/2021 – 12/19/2021)

‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ is a vaccine incentive scholarship by New York State to increase awareness of the availability and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and to provide incentives to New Yorkers 5-11 years of age to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Parents or legal guardians of any New Yorker who is 5 to 11 years of age […]



Free KF94 masks for Q300 students and staff members

The Q300 PTA has purchased KF94 masks for Q300 students and staff who might need them. If you would like to request some masks for your children and family members, please check your e-mail for the mask distribution announcement with the request form. Masks will be distributed at the school, most likely placed in your […]



Update on Private Bus for 2021-2022

Information about the private bus for 2021-2022 has been added to the website. Parent-organized private transportation options are available for students not well served by OPT buses. Parent volunteers work with families and bus/van operators in areas where there are enough interested riders to establish routes. See https://q300pta.org/resources/bus-info/#privateBus for current private transportation options for the […]



“The Mental Health Needs of Asian Children” by the Asian American Federation (10/8/2021)

The Asian American Federation, along with several Asian American community-based organizations in NYC, is hosting a webinar on the topic of the mental health impact of anti-Asian hate and COVID-related stress on Asian children and their families. The event takes place at 3:00pm on Friday, October 8, 2021. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/AsianChildMH.



Back to School Family Forum for Queens on 9/1/2021

DOE will be hosting “Back to School Family Forums” in each borough. The forum for Queens will take place at 8:00pm-9:30pm on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Visit https://learndoe.org/face/ for registration. The dates, times, and supported languages are as follows: Brooklyn – Wednesday, September 1st • 6–7:30pm (Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic) Queens – Wednesday, September 1st • […]



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.



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, […]



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 […]