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 Video Newscast- January 2017

The intrepid fifth grade reporters and back at it again- check out this month’s Brayton Video Newscast for all the stories! Topics covered include New Year’s resolutions, the recent Cultural Arts presentation sponsored by the PTO, 2S’s Chinese New Year celebration, and some predictions on what make take place on Superbowl Sunday, not to be […]

After School Enrichment to start next Tuesday, 1/31

After School Enrichment will begin next Tuesday, 1/31. Classes run Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and run for 5 weeks. Classes start at 3 pm and end at 4:15. Please pack an extra (nut free) snack for after school in your child’s backpack on days that he or her she is in ASE. For dismissal, children with […]

PTO Receives $1,000 Grant from Allstate NJ Insurance

PTO leadership was recently notified that an Allstate NJ Insurance Company employee who is a Brayton parent and volunteers at various PTO events was successful in earning the PTO a $1,000 grant in recognition of her volunteer hours. For those working parents who are also PTO volunteers, it may be an additional way that YOU […]

PTO Reading Nook Initiative!

WHO: The PTO is funding over $12,000 for a reading initiative where all classroom teachers and specials teachers will have the opportunity to choose materials to enhance their classroom reading area.

WHEN: PTO Board Members will host a ‘pop up shop” for the teachers Tuesday, January 24, beginning at 8:30am, where the teachers will each […]

ASE Registration Closes TODAY 1/20

Brayton Parents, registration for after school enrichment ends today! We still have several openings in many classes including kitchen chemistry, yoga, ceramic painting, imovie, theater workshop, and more. There is still a few more hours to sign your child up for one of our 5 week classes. Visit this link to review course offerings, dates, […]

PTO Meeting Next Wednesday, Jan. 25

Come join the PTO and Dr. Moretz at our first general meeting of 2017 on Wednesday, January 25th at 9 am in the cafeteria. Jennifer Ambrose, the Director of Elementary Education for Summit Schools, and Michele Hawley, our curriculum director for Summit Schools, will talk to us about our new Science curriculum and other new […]

TinyPrints Exclusive PTO Discount Code for Valentine’s Day Cards and Gifts

Get your Valentine’s Day Cards and Gifts From TinyPrints.com! Brayton PTO will earn 13% from each order! When you shop through our Shutterfly Storefront with the link below, TinyPrints will donate 13% of your purchase back to our organization. Order your Classroom Valentine’s Day cards, calendars, gifts and Thank You Cards and help […]

Coming February 6th: Nathan Levy on How to Help Children Be Better Learners and Thinkers

Parents: join us in the Brayton Gym on Monday, February 6th at 7pm to hear a presentation from Nathan Levy entitled:

“How to Help Children Be Better Learners and Thinkers”

This workshop explores numerous ways to reach learners in different and interesting ways. Parents will learn to assist their children in developing fluency […]

Save March 11th for the SEF Spring fundraiser!

The Summit Educational Foundation is excited to announce this year’s fundraiser, “Spring For Excellence,” (formerly known as Casino Night). Join us on March 11th at the Elks Club for food, drink, auctions, raffles & more as we support excellence in our Summit public schools. Money raised at this event will help fund grants across the […]

Principal’s Message- January 2017

Dear Brayton Parents,

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2017! My wish for you is that you and your families enjoy a very happy and healthy year.

We have been busy since returning from our winter break. Teachers and students are already involved in engaging and interesting projects that I have viewed while observing in […]

Kindergarten registration will be held in February


Registration for the Summit Public Schools kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year will take place on Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The half day kindergarten program is open to all Summit children who will be five years old on or before October 1st.

Registration packets are available online at the district […]


Happy New Year, Brayton families!

I hope everyone enjoyed a nice holiday with their families and had some fun over the break. January may bring us some colder weather and snow, so as a reminder: On mornings when the weather app on your phone says 32 degrees (or below) or if there is ANY precipitation, […]

Register Now for After-school Enrichment!

Brayton School PTO’s After-School Enrichment Program is now accepting registrations!

Visit this link to review course offerings, dates, and other information about the program. There is an exciting line-up of sixteen class offerings, with both returning favorites like Magic, Aviation and Fun in the Gym, and some new options like Slime-ology and Hip […]

Supporting Our Children Through Challenging Life Events

Open to ALL Primary and Elementary parents/guardians

Facilitated by: Lisa Athan, MSW Executive Director & Founder of Grief Speaks

Wednesday, January 11th 7:00- 8:30 p.m. Jefferson Elementary School Gym

Sponsored by the Elementary School Counseling Department

For questions, please call your School Counselor Mr. Nicholas […]

Mobile Fingerprinting Unit Returning to Summit this Winter

The PTO is pleased to announce that the District is once again bringing the Mobile Fingerprinting Unit to Summit. The mobile unit will be in town on both Thursday, February 23, 2017, and Thursday, March 9, 2017, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. (no appointments will be scheduled between the hours of […]