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    International Potluck and Festival 2020

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    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Place: Q300 Lower Division campus (28-37 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102)

    Our 6th annual Winter International Potluck and Festival will be on Friday, January 31st at the Elementary School Campus from 6:00pm-8:00pm. This is a school wide event! K-8 extravaganza!  This is a lovely community event where every brings dishes from all over the world!

    • Food, Attendance, and Volunteer. To RSVP, let us know the type of dish you will be bringing, or sign up to help with the event (craft table, Costco run, etc…), please click the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4aa9ac22a6f94-q3005
    • Prizes for Auction. We will also be raffling and silent auctioning a few prizes. We are looking in particular for camp prizes though welcome others. If you can donate or can solicit a donation, please fill out the Winter Festival Auction Donation Form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-Zt8e8MXPaBFcOU25tmZb6pcb0vS8bZDP_SYJTtvqUJAvbw/viewform. See below for more information about the auction prizes.
    • Grade Tables. We’re asking that each class (up to 2 per grade) plan an appropriate activity that can be set up and run at a table during the event. You can put together anything—a craft, a coloring activity, origami. Last year we even had a parent set up a chopsticks station where children were able to experiment with picking up different items, like legos and marbles! If you are interested and helping to organize this for your child’s grade, please reach out to your class parent or the LD (Barbara Monroe or Christina Lee) and UD (Sae Makino-Siller and Milena Ivanova) representatives!
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    Q300 PTA is seeking Neighborhood Liaisons!

    Q300PTACommunicationComm2019CallForNeighborhoodLiaisonsFlyerThe Q300 PTA is seeking Neighborhood Liaisons! Are you looking for a low-stress, low-demand way to get involved with the Q300 community?; Do you enjoy arranging group outings?; Do you have ideas for activities in your neighborhood that you'd like to share with other Q300 families?; Would you like to make new families feel welcome?

    Neighborhood Liaisons are a valuable link between neighborhoods and the larger Q300 community. They share information with Q300 neighbors about local events, suggest outings and provide opporutnities for community gatherings.
    Liaisons are asked to plan a minimum of one neighborhood gathering in a school year. Neighborhood Liaisons are a helpful resource for new and current Q300 families!

    See https://www.q300pta.net/pta/volunteer-neighborhood-liaisons/ for more information about the neighborhood liaison. If you have questions or would like to be neighborhood liaison, please contact at communityaffairs[at]q300pta.org

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    Q300 Teacher Holiday Breakfast

    HolidayBreakfastImageOn December 20, 2019, the PTA will be sponsor a holiday breakfast for our amazing teachers and staff at Q300! Please consider contributing a baked good, box of coffee, or other food item for the teachers and staff to enjoy, and/or help set up.

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    GivingTuesday on Tue, December 3, 2019 #GivingTuesday

    GT logo stacked 0Tuesday, December 3, 2019 is #GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

    We are grateful to the Q300 families who have pledged or donated to the Direct Appeal. So far, we have raised a little over 40% of our Direct Appeal goal to fund teaching assistants, enrichment programs, teacher professional development, and other critical resources for our kids’ education.

    Please help support the PTA by doing any of the following:

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    Q300 PTA's holiday shopping guide 2019

    Q300PTADonationImage2As we head into the holiday weekend, just a reminder for your holiday shopping (Black Friday and Cyber Monday!) that we have a number of ways to shop online that help raise money for the Q300 PTA:


    Make holiday cards at Shutterfly and help Q300

    ShutterflyHolidayCards2019Are you a family that likes making and sending holiday photo cards? If so, consider ordering through our Shutterfly storefront (also includes Tiny Prints). The Q300 PTA will receive 8% of your order to help your child's learning at Q300. This year's goal is to raise $500. Here is the link:

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    Thanksgiving Pie Sales 2019

    ThanksgivingPieSales2019Image01The Q300 PTA is excited to partner with La Guli Bakery of Astoria to provide delicious pies for our Thanksgiving feasts and to help raise funds for school programs. There are four different pies (Apple, Pumpkin, Blueberry, and Cherry) and each 8-inch pie costs $17.

    Order online here with a credit card or use this paper form (the deadline of the paper-based order is Friday, November 8, 2019) and return to school with a check made out to Q300 PTA in a sealed envelope. The price for the pie will be $17.75 online as it will include $0.75 processing fee.

    Online pie sales have been closed.
    Both online and paper-based pie sales from La Guli Bakery have been closed. For inquiries, please contact the Fundraising Committee (Claire Lui at ClaireL[at]q300pta.org).


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    Q300 Gallery Night 2019

    Q300GalleryNight2019 webbuttonEnjoy food, wine and art at a midtown contemporary art gallery with your fellow Q300 community members – including teachers – all for the benefit of the students of Q300!

    • Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
    • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    • Location (new this year): ClampArt (247 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) / Ground Floor)
    • Description: Friends and Family Welcome, tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online (see the link below) or by sending a check made out to Q300 PTA (please note "gallery night" in the memo on the check) in your child’s communication folder. Unfortunately this event is not a fun activity for kids.

    For inquiries, contact Raechel at raechelmccarthy@me.com.

    Online ticket sales have been closed.
    Online ticket sales have been closed, but the tickets are available at the door. For inquiries, contact Raechel at raechelmccarthy@me.com.

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    Q300 Coat and Sock Drive 2019

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    Q300 PTA will collect coats and socks at the PTA meetings on Thursday, November 21 (LD). Collection boxes will also be at both the upper and lower division campuses for families who wish to send donations in with their child from Monday, November 18 through Friday, December 13, 2019.

    • Date: Monday, November 18 to Friday, December 13, 2019
    • Place: Q300 Lower Division (28-37 29th st, Room 300) and Upper Division (31-51 21st st, Main Office)

    Help ensure every New Yorker has the opportunity to stay warm, healthy, and safe over the winter.

    • Please donate gently worn, clean (or new) coats that will go to neighbors in need of warm clothing.
    • Please donate new socks (all sizes) to distribute to homeless shelters across the NYC area. Socks are one of the most requested items in homeless shelters, yet among the least-often donated.

    This event is organized in collaboration with New York Cares (https://www.newyorkcares.org/coat-drive) and Socks in the Box (https://www.facebook.com/Socks-in-the-Box-407837032673370/).

    For inquiries, contact Soumaly King (SoumalyK@q300pta.org) or Marisa Nagano (MarisaN@q300pta.org).

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    Q300 Thanksgiving Luncheon for Teachers 2019

    Q300ThanksgivingLunchonImageOn Wednesday, November 27th, 2019, the PTA will have a Thanksgiving appreciation luncheon for all of the staff and teachers at both campuses. We are so grateful for all of their hard work! We are also grateful for the generous donation made by Flavors NYC in Manhattan, which just opened a new store in Astoria called Local Kitchen.


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    Q300 4th Grade & 8th Grade School Bake Sale

    Q300PTACommunicationComm2019Fall2019BakeSalesFlyer Our 4th graders and 8th graders will be running a bake sale to raise money for their year end trip (4th grade) and graduation expenses (8th grade). Please stop by and pick up some treats!

    The fourth grade & eighth grade families are organizing Bake Sale on Tuesday, November 12th, during the Parent-Teacher Conferences. The purpose of this Bake Sale is to raise funds that will help us with our Graduation Ceremony as well as to enable our students to experience the end-of‐the‐year trip. We also plan to print out a memory book. Please stop by to encourage us. This is a pay-what-you-can sale.

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    Holiday Gift Card Sale 2019

    Q300HolidayGiftCardProgram2019FlyerLet your holiday shopping work for the Q300 PTA.

    Buy gift cards to over 70 major retailers and the Q300 PTA gets a percentage of the face value of each card. Download the order form here.

    Act now! Orders are due Monday, November 25, 2019.


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    Q300 Book Fair Fundraiser with The Astoria Bookshop 2019

    Q300PTACommunicationComm2019PTABookFairFlyerThe Q300 Book Fair Fundraiser with The Astoria Bookshop will be held both online and in person.


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    Q300/PS17 Movie Night Friday 2019

    Q300PTACommunicationComm2019PTAMovieNightFlyer Q300 and PS17 PTAs are hosting Movie Night Friday at 5:30pm on Friday, December 6, 2019. The location will be the PS17 campus (Q300 Lower Division).

    • Date: Friday, December 6, 2019
    • Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
    • Place: Q300 Lower Division (PS17 / 28-37 29th st., Astoria, NY 11102)

    We will screen Moana (https://movies.disney.com/moana) this year. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the movie starts by 5:45pm. This is a free event with $1 concessions and pizza ($1 half slice and $2 full slice). Contact Lynn Kennedy, co-President of Q300 PTA, at LynnK[at]q300pta.org for inquiries. Sign- up for volunteer at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084da5a729a2fe3-movie

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    Disney on Ice at Barclays Center on Nov 15-17, 2019

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    Are you interested in seeing Disney on Ice at Barclays Center on November 15-17, 2019? Buy your tickets through our special Q300 link (http://www.barclayscentergroups.com/PSQ300) and Q300 PTA will receive a $5 donation for each ticket sold. (The link also has tickets for the Harlem Globetrotters and Jurassic World in February 2020, if you’re interested in those shows.)

    • Date: Friday, November 15 - Sunday, November 17, 2019
    • Time: Vary
    • Place: Barclays Center (Address: 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217)
    • URL: Buy tickets at http://www.barclayscentergroups.com/PSQ300. See the show information here
    • Contact: Claire Lui (ClaireL[at]q300pta.org)
    • Description: Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures !! Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy—and you—embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. Travel with Moana to the sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands with Simba. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in Aladdin’s princely parade. Play at a larger-than-life carnival with Woody and Forky. Join us for a fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions — Here at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York !!
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General PTA Meeting

General PTA Meeting

PTA Potluck

PTA Potluck

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Atom Smasher Robotic Team

Atom Smasher Robotic Team

Field Trip to the Met

Field Trip to the Met

Math in Action

Math in Action

100th Day of School

100th Day of School

Writing Celebration

Writing Celebration

100th Day of School

100th Day of School

Visiting Henry Matisse

Visiting Henry Matisse

International Potluck

International Potluck

PTA Potluck

PTA Potluck

Writing Celebration

Writing Celebration

UN Ambassadors

UN Ambassadors

United Nations

United Nations

Matilda on Broadway

Matilda on Broadway

Nature Field Trip

Nature Field Trip

A fun night at Q300

A fun night at Q300

Imagination and Creativity

Imagination and Creativity

It's all about

It's all about

Building blocks

Building blocks

Architecture Project Celebration

Architecture Project Celebration

Bravo!

Bravo!

Math Celebration

Math Celebration


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