Upcoming Events

all-day American Education Week
American Education Week
Nov 12 – Nov 16 all-day
During the week of November 12th, we will celebrate our teachers as part of American Education Week.  This is a terrific time to take a moment to express your appreciation to our wonderful staff, whether[...]
9:15 am Speak Up Summit Meeting
Speak Up Summit Meeting
Nov 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Speak Up Summit: Affecting the Quality of Public Education in Summit Speak Up Summit was formed in 1995 to support quality public education in Summit. As a well-informed group that communicates what it learns to[...]
12:30 pm Last Day Hat/Mittens Donations
Last Day Hat/Mittens Donations
Nov 21 @ 12:30 pm
Santa Claus Shop Join us to help others by donating NEW children’s hat/mitten/glove sets for the 52nd annual Santa Claus Shop. Santa Claus Shop provides deserving neighbors in Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights the[...]
all-day Brayton Day!
Brayton Day!
Dec 3 all-day
Wear Blue and White and show your Bobcat spirit!
8:15 am Holiday Shop
Holiday Shop
Dec 6 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am
7:00 pm Winter Concert
Winter Concert
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

School Hours

Arrival 8:05-8:15 a.m.
School Hours
8:15 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Dismissal 3:00 p.m.
Single Session
8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Delayed Opening 10:15 a.m.

Summer Reading Guide

Summer is Here!

As we all know, summer reading is critical to academic success. Reading at least one book a week over the summer will help your child maintain his or her reading life into the next school year. Attached is a suggested list of leveled “just right” books. Reading from “just right” books will […]

Weekly Bulletin- May 29, 2012

Book Fair: Our Book Fair will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 4th and 5th. The book fair always has many exciting choices for your children and for you. We have attached the schedule which will let you know when your child’s class will be attending. Feel free to attend with your child’s class or […]

Weekly Bulletin May 23, 2012

Congratulations to the newly elected PTO Board:

President – Jennifer Anderson Executive VP – Barbara Edwards 1st VP – Sandy Sula Communications VP – Susanne Neilan Treasurer – Michele Harvey Secretary – Mary Beth Driscoll

Book Fair: Our Book Fair will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 4th and 5th. The book fair always has […]

Weekly Bulletin- May 16, 2012

Open House: Reminder that tomorrow evening, May 17th is Brayton School’s Annual Open House from 7:00-8:30pm. Have fun exploring the school with your children and see what they’ve been doing in their classes throughout the year.

Garden Dedication: Join us on Friday afternoon, May 18th at 2:00pm on the black top for the dedication of […]

World Heritage Presentation- Korea

At school today, the children learned all about Korea as part of the “World Heritage Day” program. One of our parents, Young Bun Kim, mother of Yuna Oh (4M ) spoke with each grade about the country and why it is special to her. We thank Young for her time sharing with the children today.


Centennial Garden Dedication

Join us for the Brayton

Garden Dedication

Friday, May 18th 2:00pm

Brayton Blacktop

Thanks from SEF

Thanks to all who attended and/or donated to SEF’s annual Night in Pair-A-Dice Casino Night on March 31st. The evening was a great success, with huge crowds and plenty of blackjack winners! Proceeds exceeded $125,000, which will be used to support innovative grants at all of our schools.

SEF funds teacher and district-initiated grants that […]

Spring Book Fair Coming Soon!

Spring has arrived, and that means the spring book fair is right around the corner. The book fair will be held on June 4th and 5th. Look for the class schedule in the Brayton eBlast. Thank you!

Thanks for a Great Family Fun Day

Christopher Girouard tries out the Caricaturist at Family Fun Day.

A great big THANK YOU to all who volunteered and made Brayton Family Fun Day a great success. Particular thanks to Theresa Sweeney & Lynn McGough for coordinating the volunteers, Michele Harvey for helping with the food, Christine Hanson & Chrissy Mahoney for coordinating […]

Grocery Scrip Orders for Summer

Support Brayton over the Summer vacation with the Grocery Scrip Program! I’m going to place a special summer order for those of you who want to continue to support Brayton’s PTO over the summer with the purchase of gift cards from your favorite store (A&P Fresh, Kings, Shop Rite or Stop & Shop). Consider where […]

Box Tops for Education Update

We had a robust intake of Box Tops this month and we thank you for your support!

Congratulations and thank you to our April contributors!! Our tally was as follows: 1st Place Camden Hayes, 227 Box Tops 2nd Place Eric Baier, 128 Box Tops 3rd Place Elizabeth Maloney, 116 Box Tops

As we move to […]

Got Books?

Are you in the midst of doing some spring cleaning? Then we have the answer for you! The Resource Center teachers are looking to augment their classroom libraries. If you have any gently used children’s books, please send them into school with your child. There will be boxes outside of the Resource Center on the […]

Open House Coming Soon!

Mark your calendars for Brayton’s Open House on Thursday, May 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. Come visit your child’s classroom, stop by the gym to view the wonderful display of artwork, and meet next year’s teachers. Don’t forget to check out the Computer Lab, Library and Resource rooms as well. Volunteers are needed in advance to […]

All City Music Masters

Kate Tully, Adrian Gomes, and Grace Mahoney

Summit Public School’s All City Music Masters was held at Summit High School on April 4, 2012. The Music Masters concerts showcase the best student vocalists and musicians from throughout the school district. Brayton School performers at the April concert included Adrian Gomes, representing orchestra, Kate Tully, […]

Citizens of the Month- April 2012

Sophie P., George H., and Evan H. talk with Evelyn

Jessie T., Lindsay E., and Isabella K. share stories with another resident.


Our April Citizens of the Month were 5EM and 3M. The two classes traveled together to the Vito A. Gallo Senior Center, downtown, to talk with, sing and read to […]

PTO President’s Message- May 11, 2012

Centennial Garden Amphitheater

Does anyone remember the pile of felled tree on Brayton’s property at the beginning of the year? I know is was a while ago, but try to think back. Ask your children if they remember the pile of trees with caution tape around them. If you have not heard, they […]

Principal’s Message- May 11, 2012

Dear Parents,

Although no one at school can quite believe it, we are indeed now in the last two months of school! With all of the drama and challenges of this school year, the days somehow fled by and landed us smack in the middle of state testing. Fortunately for us, there were many great […]

Weekly Bulletin- May 9, 2012

Centennial Garden Dedication: On Friday, May 18th, join us for the Brayton Centennial Garden Dedication. We will begin at 2:00 on the Brayton Blacktop. Please email if you are planning on attending. Thank you and hope to see you there.

Brayton PTO meeting for May 15th at 8:30 am is canceled. We would love to […]

Weekly Bulletin- May 2, 2012

Family Fun Day: Don’t forget – Brayton Family Fun Day is this Saturday, May 5th 10am to 2pm. Fun Day features a Giant Slide, Moonwalk, Caricaturist, lots of games and prizes as well as the famous 5th Grade Cake Walk. There will be plenty of food on hand so be sure to stop by and […]