Upcoming Events

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
8:15 am Holiday Shop
Holiday Shop
Dec 7 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am

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.

President's Letter- May 2014

Dear Brayton Families,

Unbelievably, this is my last President’s letter! A Brayton parent recently asked me, “Are you sad about your presidency ending?” Yes, because it’s been a big commitment and an important part of my life this year, and it’s strange to think of not having it! I’ve been honored to serve as PTO […]

May 2014 PTO Meeting Minutes Published

Please click here or visit the “About the PTO >> PTO Meeting Minutes” page to read about what was covered at May’s general PTO meeting on May 7th. Dr. Moretz led a book discussion on Boys and Girls Learn Differently, by Michael Gurian. In an effort to make sure that the most current information is […]

What Has the PTO Funded This Year?

We hope you got a chance to see the PTO bulletin board in the 2nd grade hallway during Open House. My thanks to Theresa Sweeney and Lynn McGough for their help in putting it together! The PTO Executive Board felt it was important to outline all the things we’ve funded this year with your financial […]

Thank You to Our May Volunteers!

Put Your Paws Together and Applaud for . . .

Brayton Green Team Chairs Lori Leiter and Lisa Grady for researching and bringing the Great Swamp Watershed Program to the 3rd grade! Many thanks to Susanne Neilan and MaryBeth Driscoll for completing and installing the Historical Timeline in the Library Hallway. What a beautiful gift […]

Spring Book Fair Volunteers Sought

Volunteers sought for spring book fair May 30 12-2pm, and all day June 2 &3 for 90 minute shifts. Come help set up, help kids choose and purchase books or re-package boxes for one of Brayton’s biggest fundraisers! Check out when your child’s class will be shopping here, and if you can volunteer, please do […]

Last Day to Order Gift Cards!

Hello Families! Is it time for you to stock up on children’s summer clothing essentials from Old Navy, purchase some grass seed from Home Depot or Lowe’s, or pick up some lawn chairs at Target? Are you planning on purchasing gift cards for end-of-year or birthday gifts? Do you find that you are ordering a […]

Historical Timeline Installed at Brayton!

Susanne Neilan and MaryBeth Driscoll have been hard at work since last fall putting together a historical timeline that was recently installed in the library hallway. They compiled historical/world facts in addition to pictures and facts from Brayton’s history and pieced them together in a 24 foot long timeline beginning from 1910 to present day. […]

Spring Book Fair

Announcing the Spring Book Fair – June 2nd and 3rd.

See the visitation schedule linked here so you know which day your child’s class will attend. Evening Hours on Monday during the Ice Cream Social from 6:30-8:30pm. We accept cash, credit, and check. 6th grade assigned summer reader books will be available. Get […]

World Map Has Arrived at Brayton!

Check out the World Map that was painted outside on the black top near the third grade doors! It looks amazing and is a great addition to our playground area. I want to thank Brayton parent MaryBeth Driscoll for her time in completing this project. She has become quite an expert in painting these stencils, […]

Summer Watering for the Learning Garden

Watch the Brayton Learning Garden grow over the summer! Sign up for one week over the summer break and keep the kids involved in this fun project. Plan on watering every other day. If we have had substantial rain, you can skip a day or if it is over 90 F switch to every day. […]

Volunteers Needed for Field Day June 6th

Brayton Field Day will be on Friday, June 6th. This is a fun day outside, where students and teachers play games, and work on team building in non competitive sport. Volunteers should meet with Mr. Fessock at 12:15 in the Gym for assignments and instructions. Please email Kate Keenan if you can help.


Brayton Open House

Mark your calendars for Brayton School’s Open House on Wednesday, May 21 from 6.30pm-8.00pm. Come visit your child’s classroom, stop by the gym to view the wonderful display of artwork, and be sure to meet next year’s teachers. For more details, download and print the flyer here.

Volunteers are still needed to set up in […]

SEF Spring Grants Announced

The Summit Educational Foundation is pleased to announce our spring grant awards. Because of the generous support of so many Summit families, we were able to fund 32 grants this cycle, totaling over $320,000. Sample primary and elementary school grants include:

Extended Day Program at all 5 Elementary Schools, $89,026 Wilson Nature Observatory/Classroom at Wilson […]

A Very Successful Family Fun Day!

A great big THANK YOU to all who volunteered, donated food and made creative cakes to help make Brayton’s Family Fun Day such a success!

A special thanks to the following:

Barbara Edwards and Michele Harvey for going above and beyond their PTO responsibilities! Paul Fessock, whose music was a welcome addition and contributed so […]

Volunteers Needed for Open House

This year’s Open House is on Wednesday, May 21. We are looking for volunteers to help with three different “jobs” as we prepare for the event. The more help we have, the faster the jobs will go! (1) Mounting Artwork for Display: picking background papers, mounting, and trimming a week before the event. (2) Hanging […]

Volunteers Sought for Breakfast with Moms, Grandmoms, and Special People

Breakfast with Moms, Grandmoms and Special People is scheduled for Friday, May 9 at 7:30 AM. We are looking for volunteers to help with set up, serving and clean up on Friday morning beginning at around 7AM. Please email Victoria Carrigan if you can help. Dads are welcome to help, too! Get those Mother’s Day […]