About

The PS85Q Parent Association (the PA!) wants to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year!  As a reminder to all of our parents, our current PA Board consists of:

  • Andrea Efthymiou and Faye Lubinof:  Co-Presidents
  • Esta Efstathiades and Litza Stark:  Co-Vice Presidents
  • Rebekah Kondrat and Kristin Jones: Co-Secretaries
  • Melissa Bailey and Esmerelda Castellanos: Co-Treasurers

What is the PA?

We’re a group of parents who volunteer to organize fundraising that directly benefits ALL PS85Q CHILDREN.

What kinds of fundraising did the PA organize during the 2018-2019 school year?

  • Movie Nights
  • Cherrydale Mail Order Fundraising
  • Fall Festival
  • Box Tops for Schools
  • Harry Potter Night
  • Spring Dance
  • Art to Remember
  • International Night
  • Read-a-Thon

How did the PA use the funds raised during the 2018-2019 school year?

  • Noguchi Museum Program for 1st graders
  • Kidspire Architecture for 2nd graders
  • Audubon for the Birds for 3rd graders
  • Science Laboratory Materials for 4th graders
  • Art House Astoria Program for 5th graders
  • Printer ink for all teachers
  • Teacher & staff appreciation events