Recent announcements about the school resources

DOE’s language access (translation & interpretation) service

NYC Department of Education provides language access (translation & interpretation) service for parents and caregivers who want to learn about their children’s education in their home/native language. The language access service is provided in Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu. If you or someone you know needs […]

Free summer resources for children in NYC (2023)

Q300 has shared the following resources available for school-aged children in NYC in summer 2023. NYC Parks’ facilities ( NYC Parks failities in all boroughs offer physical activity to the public throughout the summer. NYC Parks’ free outdoor pools ( Cool off and enjoy the summer at free outdoor pools in every borough. NYC Parks […]

DOE Summer Meals Program 2023 (6/28/2023 – 9/1/2023)

Free breakfast and lunch will be distributed at different locations for all NYC children ages 18 and under. The Summer Meals Program is available throughout New York City at designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks. See the latest list of distribution centers at

Jewish American Heritage Month 2023 Resources

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and honor the contributions of Jewish Americans throughout history. Jewish American Heritage Month is a special time of the year when children have an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Jewish Americans to our country. Just like different foods and holidays, people from different backgrounds […]

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month 2023 Resources

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. We tribute to the generations of AAPI members who have enriched America’s history. This is a list of resources for introducing the AAPI heritages to children. Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Resources – 2023 New York Public Library The NYPL will host a few […]

National Arab American Heritage Month (April 2023)

The month of April is National Arab American Heritage Month. Learn about Arab Americans’ long history, contributions and culture in the United States. Below are a list of resources to help you get started: Nation Arab American Heritage Month – Resources – April 2023 Find a list of children’s books, activities and many other resources […]

Resources for Women’s History Month 2023

March is designated Women’s History Month, during which women’s contributions in American history are recognized and honored. The Q300 PTA put together the following resources for the Women’s History Month 2023. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and […]

Black History Month 2023 Events and Resources

Did you know that Louis Armstrong lived right here in Queens? And that Lewis Latimer did as well, and that you can visit both their homes and learn about their lives? We have compiled a list of field trips, virtual sites, and happenings that are taking place during Black History Month for families and teachers. […]

Native American Heritage Month resources for families and educators

Did you know that November is Native American Heritage Month? Here are some suggested resources for families and educators from Native American parents and teachers on how to appropriately teach and learn about Native American histories and cultures. Five Ideas to Change teaching about Thanksgiving, in Classes and in Homes Native American Heritage Month Resources […]

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

Ticket sales are now closed (2022/10/15). No ticket will be sold at the door this year. 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 […]