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.

The PTO Needs Your Help!

The PTO is in need of chairs for the following committees:

After School Enrichment (ASE): We need two people willing to shadow and assist our ASE chairs next year and take over as chairs the following year. ASE is held after school and is scheduled for Tuesdays and Wednesdays; February 4, 5, 11, 12, 25, […]

Volunteers Needed for In-House Field Day!

Volunteers are needed to help run the In-House Field Day events on Friday, June 7th from 12:15-3:00pm. This is a a fun afternoon outside helping to run activities and games organized by Mr. Fessock. Please contact Kate Keenan if you can help.

SEF Spring Grant Cycle News

The Summit Educational Foundation (SEF) is pleased to have awarded 42 grants totaling more than $388,000 for its Spring 2013 Grant Cycle. Among the grants funded are iPads for every incoming sixth grade student, smart boards and document cameras that will benefit every school in the district, and an All-City Honors Ensemble for 5th and […]

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Open House Volunteers Needed!

Brayton School’s Open House will be on Wednesday, May 22 from 6.30pm-8.00pm, and we need help with the preparations! Anyone who would like to volunteer to mount artwork (May 13, 8.30am), set up in the gym (May 21, 3.00pm), and/or take down artwork at the end of the evening (May 22, 8.00pm), please contact Karen […]

Spring Book Fair Coming Soon

Brayton welcomes back Allbooks on June 3rd and 4th for the Spring Book Fair. Its a great time to load up on books for summer reading, or to pick up end of the year gifts for the teachers. The schedule for when each class will visit the book fair can be viewed at this link. […]

Vegetable Garden Planting Friday, May 10th

Friday, May 10th, the kids will be planting the Brayton vegetable garden with tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, beans, and a variety of herbs. Feel free to stop by the garden between 10-3pm and lend a hand! This is the most excited you will ever see your kids about vegetables! Last week the third graders had a […]

Principal’s Message- May 2013

Dear Parents,

I don’t know how it suddenly became May! I seemed to have completely lost April! And yet, here we are with only a little less than two months of school left.

All of us at Brayton are excited about the many upcoming events that Spring brings to our school. This month, we started […]

Thank you for a Fabulous Family Fun Day!

A great big THANK YOU to all who volunteered, donated food and made creative cakes to help make Brayton Family Fun Day a great success. Particular thanks to Juliet Eck and Jessica Ryan for coordinating the volunteers, Michele Harvey for going above and beyond her treasurer responsibilities, Irene Esposito and Danielle Maloney for coordinating the […]

Show Your Teacher Appreciation with a Wish List Purchase

Would you love to show some appreciation to your teacher and support your child(ren)’s classroom? Perhaps this week is the perfect time to revisit the Amazon Wish Lists and see if there are any needs that you can help meet! Please see links below for each grade level.


Letter from the PTO President

As I write this letter, it is 73 degrees and sunny, and I have officially crawled out of my “hole”!! Even though life keeps on buzzing during the winter months, sunshine is a boost we all can use. It could not come at a better time. The sun has been shining on Brayton all winter […]

Police Chief Weck to Speak at PTO Meeting Next Week

Concerned about school safety?? Come hear Summit Police Chief speak next Wednesday, May 8th at 9:00 am!

The Brayton PTO is honored to have the Summit Chief of Police, Robert Weck, as our guest speaker at next Wednesday’s PTO meeting at 9:00 am. Chief Weck will speak to us about safety in our […]

International Night A Big Hit!

Texas Table

Many thanks to all our fabulous parent hosts representing countries from all over the globe plus the great state of Texas and for all the wonderful food, books, pictures, clothing, cultural items and traditions, etc. that you brought to share with the Brayton community! Students and their families, teachers and staff filled […]