Month: April 2016

Sunday, May 15th – Q300 Stepping into Summer Dance Party and Auction

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Our special early bird ticket pricing ends Friday April 22, 2016!

Early bird rates are $12 for kids and $22 for adults. After Friday, they rates rise to $15 for kids and $25 for adults. You can send a check in an envelope (Labeled PTA: Auction Tickets, with the amount of adult and child tickets needed) or:

Order Tickets Online by Clicking Here.
(Click on “CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO BUY ADVANCED TICKETS” and register as a bidder to purchase tickets)


Celebrate Q300 with Parents, Students and Teachers!


The Event

The Q300 PTA cordially invites you and your family to join us on May 15th for the “Stepping Into Summer Dance Party and Silent Auction” at The Chian Federation in Astoria. Dance the afternoon away as our DJ spins family friendly tunes! An array of delicious food will be served so leave Sunday dinner to us! We will also be hosting a silent auction featuring tons of exciting prizes and raffling off fabulous gifts!
All proceeds will go toward providing continuous PTA-funded enrichment programs for our beloved students.

Date / Time

Sunday, May 15th from 2:00pm – 6:00pm


Chian Federation Catering Hall
44-01 Broadway Astoria, NY 11103

Get Your Tickets

Early bird tickets purchased before April 22: $22 for Adults and $12 for Kids
Tickets purchased after April 22: $25 for Adults and $15 for Kids
Kids under 2 years old are free.
Tickets to the Q300 Stepping into Summer Dance Party and Auction can be purchased online.

To purchase online:

  1. Click on this link
  2. Select the link that reads “CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO BUY ADVANCED TICKETS”
  3. Enter your billing and credit card information to register as a bidder (create an account)
  4. Sign into your account and purchase your tickets.

Additional Details and Updates

Download the Stepping into Summer 2016 Flyer and check back here or on the Q300 Facebook page for additional information. For now, mark you calendars, save the date and get your tickets!
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Saturday, May 7th – Q300 Middle School Family Field Trip to NY Botanical Gardens

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The Event

As part of the Urban Advantage program we would like to invite our middle school families to join us for an outing to the New York Botanical Gardens on Saturday May 7th. This is a family event so we are hoping parents and siblings will be able to join us!

See this link for happenings at the garden that day including Mario Batali’s kitchen garden.

Date / Time

Saturday, May 7th from 10:45am – 3:00pm


New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458

You can join us at the New York Botanical Garden, or you can meet us at Q300 at 10:45 to take a yellow bus up to the Bronx. We plan to leave Q300 at 11:00 am and then leave the Garden at 3:00 pm. Transportation is provided and admission is free!

Save your Seat!

Please fill out this RSVP survey so we can know how many people to plan for.

Upcoming Q300 Information Sessions

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The dates and times have been posted for the upcoming Q300 Information Sessions on Q300.ORG. Both sessions will be held at 28-37 29th Street.

Elementary School Open House & Information Session

Families will observe a presentation about Q300, have an opportunity to ask questions, and take a walk through our 4th floor. Additional details about The 30th Avenue School (Q300) are available here.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Citywide Elementary Open House (PS 17 Campus)
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Elementary School Information Session Only

Families will observe a presentation about Q300 and have an opportunity to ask questions to our school staff and families.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Citywide Elementary Information Session
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (PS 17 Campus)

To enter the information session, you must bring a copy of your child’s score sheet with a score of 97th percentile or higher.

Please visit the Q300.ORG site to RSVP. We recommend taking public transportation as parking might not be easily found.

About the 30th Avenue School (Q300)

The 30th Avenue School is an inquiry-based K-8 school. Our elementary school is located in Astoria, Queens at the P.S. 17 campus. Our middle school is located in Long Island City, Queens at the IS 126 Campus. In addition to the information provided here on, The 30th Avenue School website contains more detailed content about the school’s Instructional Philosophy, Core Subjects, Specials, Community Building in the Classroom and School and After School Programs.

Click here for Additional details about The 30th Avenue School (Q300)

An Evening of Wine and Art Benefiting Q300 Friday, April 15

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The Q300 PTA invite you to mingle, join in a wine tasting, enjoy some tasty bites, and participate in a raffle – all for the benefit of the students of Q300. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for a private viewing for our community and to enjoy some adult conversation over a nice glass of wine.

Q300 Night at the Gallery

Friday April 15th, 7PM
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery
54 Ludlow St., New York, NY 10002

Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased through the PTA’s Paypal account, 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.

Stay tuned for details about the amazing raffle opportunities at the event.

Friends and family welcome. Unfortunately this event is not a fun activity for kids.