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.

Paws for Applause for our January Volunteers

Put Your Paws Together and Applaud for . . .

Lisa Grennon for her work in organizing the Box Tops fundraiser last Fall! Krissy Samson and Allie Busam for organizing and promoting our first ever Bar Method Fundraiser! Cultural Arts Chair Betsy Stockton for her efforts in bringing “Dome Theater” to grades 3-5! Variety […]

SHS Drama Students Hosting Free Workshop for Grades 3-5

As part of an “Educational Impact Plan,” SHS drama students are hosting a free “Mock Audition Workshop” for 3rd-5th grade students. The SHS 42nd Street Cast and Crew is hosting a “Mock Audition Workshop” to teach elementary students about theater and audition basics. Mini-workshops include “Basic Audition Techniques,” “Dance Audition,” “Acting Audition” and “How to […]

New Date for International Night!

Go Around the World in One Night!


Thursday, February 6th / 7:00-8:30 pm in the Gym

Need an after school activity that gets the kids out of the house and is educational and fun too? Then come to Brayton’s Second Annual International Night! Bring the whole […]

National Geography Competition 2013-2014

For the twenty-first year, Brayton has participated in the National Geography Bee. Students in grades four and five were involved in geography “bees” in their classrooms during the weeks following our winter vacation. The winners of the classroom bees participated in the school wide competition.

On Friday, January 23rd, ten students competed in the school-wide […]

Boxtop February Classroom Contest

We hope you have been clipping your Boxtops over the holidays.

Now that we are “sort of” back on a regular school schedule…we will have our next classroom contest during the month of February.

Take all those BoxTops you have been saving and send them into your class. The class with the most BoxTops at […]

Principal's Message- January, 2014

Dear Parents, Happy January! Our winter continues with blustery and snowy weather. I don’t remember when we’ve had such frigid weather quickly replaced with Spring-like days. Please remember this when helping your children dress for school. Gloves, hats, and warm jackets help to keep children comfortable on their way to and from school and at […]

Brayton Bar Method Fundraiser

Do you need a kickstart for your New Year’s Resolution to look better and feel great? Our Brayton PTO Bar Method Fundraiser is the answer!

Whether you’re new to the Bar Method, or a seasoned Bar devotee, please join in the fun! 100% of all money raised will go directly to the […]

Cultural Arts Corner--Dome Theater Comes to Brayton!!

The gym at Brayton was filled with excitement on Tuesday January 16th, as students in third through fifth grade entered to find a large black inflatable dome in place of Mr. Fessock’s cones. The “Dome Theater” is a mobile digital theater featuring highly innovative, immersive, and educational programs. Students stepped into the dome and were […]

2014 After School Enrichment Program Registration

Sign up now for Brayton PTO’s After School Enrichment Program!! Classes begin in February and continue until March 5th. All classes are held in the school building on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3pm to 4:15 pm,

There are great classes being offered: aviation and model building, hip hop dancing, chess, yoga, ooey […]

SEF Casino Night Coming Soon!

Save the date and ensure that you receive your invite to the best party in town! Please click on the image at right or visit the SEF website in order to register your address with SEF for an invitation to Casino Night, hosted this year by Brayton. […]

Show Your Summit Pride with a HS Graduation Year T-shirt!

Jefferson Primary Center is sponsoring a fundraiser via Thompson’s Sporting Goods. Parents are invited to place an online order for a t-shirt showing your child’s graduation year from Summit High School. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jefferson Primary Center PTO. T-shirts cost $15 each, and all online orders must be placed between […]

Brayton Hosts SEF Casino Night- Your Help Needed!

Each year, one of Summit’s elementary schools hosts this wonderful and very important fundraising event for the Summit Educational Foundation (SEF). And it’s our turn this year at BRAYTON! Casino Night (Night in Pair-A-Dice) is SEF’s largest fundraiser and we need you!

Would you like to help out? Do you have a Vacation Home? Do […]

President's Letter- January, 2014

Dear Brayton families,

Happy New Year and welcome back after, what I hope, was a wonderful holiday break for all of you! In our house, we certainly enjoyed the extra bonus day of vacation last Friday with school being cancelled, and the freezing temperatures made us feel like we were right back in Madison, WI […]

Docents Needed

Art in the Classroom needs Spring Volunteers for grades 2-5! PLEASE consider volunteering so that our children are exposed to some of the world’s greatest artists and art works. This volunteer opportunity requires minimal preparation; all materials are provided for the lesson including both the artist’s history and the related project. Students love having their […]

Coming Soon! Willy Wonka Kids at Brayton

Calling all 4th and 5th graders!

Please register to participate in this year’s Musical, Willy Wonka Kids. All 4th and 5th grade parents have been sent a 6-page packet containing details, audition information and registration forms. Please visit http://www.mtikidscollection.com/store/showkitproduct.asp?oid=000326 to read about the parts available in the show and to hear sections of […]