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.

Brayton Buddies needed for 2016-2017!

Who doesn’t remember how anxious they were before their 1st day at Brayton? Brayton Buddies are designed to help new Brayton families learn the ropes. This year, parent volunteers will be assigned their Buddies in early summer and enlisted to reach out via email during the summer months. Please email Elizabeth Ryan or Jody Sargeant […]

Co-Chairs needed for our PTO Committees for next year!

Many thanks to all the parents who have offered to co-chair our numerous committees for next year. There are still a few co-chair positions available: Family Fun Day (3) Grants (1) Green Team (1) Please consider chairing one of our committees! We cannot organize these events without your help. If you are interested, please email […]

Box Tops Winners

The boxtops have been counted, and we have 3 lucky winners!!

Bridget G. – 335

Maeve K. – 326

Charlotte L. – 271

Congratulations to all that participated- this contest raised over $400 for our school. Have a great summer, keep clipping and we will have a contest in September, so stay tuned!


Summer Waterers Needed for the Learning Garden

We are looking for weekly volunteers to water the Learning Garden this summer. With a little sun, love and water there should be plenty of herbs, tomatoes and vegetables to enjoy! The hose and water spigot is to the left of the Myrtle Avenue door. The last week in June, all weeks in July and […]

Help the Student Council Clean up the Stage!

The Student Council at Brayton is conquering one last project before school ends on June 21st. They are cleaning up the backstage and side stages in Brayton’s Gym! We will be cleaning the stage next Tuesday, June 7th from 12:30 to 3. The kids are doing most of the work, but we need 2 parents […]

Pajama Day Monday June 6th to Benefit The Valerie Fund Centers

Brayton Elementary students, wear your PJs to school on Monday, June 6th to benefit The Valerie Fund Centers. By donating $1 and wearing your PJs, you are showing your support for the over 4,000 sick children and families The Valerie Fund Centers assist each year. If you don’t have a dollar, please wear your PJs […]

Outgoing President’s Letter- June 2016

The final countdown has begun. Since there’s a giant, homemade, “School’s Out” calendar conveniently hanging on my refrigerator I can tell you with confidence that there are just 12.5 days left in the school year.

Before I hand over the keys to the kingdom (well, actually to the PTO file cabinet, but that doesn’t sound […]