Q300 Events

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).

Q300 Thanksgiving Luncheon for Teachers 2019

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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

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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.

Q300 Book Fair Fundraiser with The Astoria Bookshop 2019

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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

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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@q300pta.org for inquiries. Sign- up for volunteer at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084da5a729a2fe3-movie

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournaments

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KidsPlayingChessQ300 Chess Team is hosting the first Q300 “home” chess tournament on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

  • Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019 / Sunday, November 17, 2019 / Sunday, February 9, 2020 / Sunday, May 3, 2020
  • Time: 9:00am-2:00pm
  • Place: Q300 Lower Division (PS17 / 28-37 29th st., Astoria, NY 11102)
  • URL: https://www.q300chess.com/q300-home-tournaments/

NYChessKids is offering a $15 discount for Q300 students who are interested in participating in the first home tournament. The entry fee will be $20 instead of $35 (early bird) before 10/14 and $30 afterwards. You will need a discount code to receive this discount offer. Please look for the code in your e-mail from the school.

The subsequent tournaments at Q300 are scheduled on Sunday, November 17, 2019, Sunday, February 9, 2020, and Sunday, May 3, 2020.

All relevant information and registration link can be found the Q300 Chess Team website at https://www.q300chess.com/q300-home-tournaments/. If you have any questions, contact the Q300 Chess Team (see https://www.q300pta.net/q300-chess-team/ for their contact information).

Calls for new projects/ideas in 2019-2020

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ImageNewIdeasThe success of our school community depends on the enthusiasm, ideas, and work of parents like you. Do you have a community building project idea? Interested in initiating a new fundraiser? Have a way to help strengthen the Q300 school community? The Q300 PTA would like to hear your thoughts!



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The 5th Annual Q300 Costume Party in 2019

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Q300CostumeParty2019Flyer Q300PTA is hosting our 5th Annual Q300 Costume Party on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the Lower Division campus (P.S.17). $10.25 Adults and $5.25 Children. Each ticket includes pizza, drink, music, magic show, fun activities and a haunted stage! The link to ticket purchase is available below (via PayPal).

  • Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Place: Q300 Lower Division (PS17 / 28-37 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102)
  • Tickets: $10 per adult and $5 per kid



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Q300 Back to School Picnic 2019

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RaineyParkPhoto The Q300 PTA will hold our annual back-to-school picnic on Sunday, August 25, from 3-6pm in Rainey Park. Please join us in welcoming new families and getting together to celebrate the start of a new school year. This is a casual, bring-your-own food and drink event. An RSVP helps us get an idea of how many people will be attending for planning purposes, but is not necessary–just show up and have a good time. If you can help out with the event, thank you! Feel free to sign up for one of the volunteer shifts listed here. We look forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting new members of the Q300 community.

Q300 Uniform Swap 2019 (June 20 & Aug 25, 2019)

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UniformSwap2019ImageDoes your child grow like a weed? Does your child’s uniform pants, which seemed so big at the beginning of the year, now fit like shorts? Well, you can help defray the expense of buying new uniforms by participating in the Q300 uniform swap.

  • Drop-Off Uniforms
    Please donate any uniform in good condition that your child has outgrown via your child’s backpack. Teachers will collect the uniforms and send them to designated bins in the lower and upper division campuses. Please make sure all clothing is laundered. We will collect clothing through the last day of school.

    For those with kindergarten and first grade students, please send in your outgrown uniforms by Friday, June 14, so that we can sort them and make them available for the Welcome Breakfast for new admits.

  • Pick-Up Uniforms
    Please pick up any uniform that may fit your child for next year. We will set up a uniform table at various PTA events, including the PTA general meeting on Thursday, June 20 and the Q300 summer picnic on Sunday, August 25. Please consider making a donation for any clothing you take, and all proceeds will benefit the PTA.

If you are interested in purchaisng new uniforms, visit the Q300 (not PTA) website at https://www.q300.org/uniforms.html for more information. Here is the link to Land’s End, one of the uniform venders: http://www.landsend.com/pp/SchoolSearch.html?action=landing&selectedSchoolNum=900164872.