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.

Book It Forward!

The student council will be hosting Brayton’s first-ever “Book it Forward” on Friday, March 3rd. In conjunction with Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America, students will be encouraged to bring in a book to donate. They will then be paired up with a buddy from a different grade level and read together in the […]

Parent Volunteers Needed to Level Book Drive Donations

The week of 2/27-3/3 we will level the donated books from the Brayton Book Drive. We meet in the library and go through the donated books. We look up the level of the books and write it in them for the teachers to use. The teachers then take the donated books to use in their […]

Travel Around the World in One Night at Brayton’s Fifth Annual International Night on Tuesday, February 28th from 7pm – 8:30pm!

For those of you new to Brayton, this is a really fun, family event where we celebrate Brayton’s many different cultures through food, artifacts, crafts, and entertainment. Countries are represented by tables set up throughout the gym. Children walk to each table and learn about each country, sample delicious, authentic food, do a craft, or […]

PTO Book Drive Ends This Week

Do you have the urge to purge? Have you been thinking of Spring cleaning already? Please consider donating your unwanted books to the school for classroom use.

Brayton will be hosting it’s annual book drive again this year, ending this week on Friday, February 24th. Once the books are leveled and sorted, the teachers will […]

Love YOUR Librarian Event

Love YOUR Librarian March 2, 2017, 6-8pm

Please join The Rotary Club on March 2, 2017, which is “Read Across America Day” & Dr. Suess’ birthday, as we recognize Summit and New Providence school and public librarians as CITIZENS OF THE YEAR! All proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club Scholarship Fund. For details and registration, […]

Brayton’s FIFTH Annual International Night is Tuesday, February 28th from 7-8:30pm!

The celebration of Brayton’s rich ethnic and cultural diversity is back for its FIFTH YEAR! International Night is always a lively, fun, and educational evening – food, music and artifacts from different cultures, raffles, and even cultural demonstrations! Last year, 22 countries were represented! We need your help to make International Night a success. Please […]

Tickets on Sale NOW for SEF's Spring For Excellence Event

SEF’s annual fundraiser is all new this year! Please join us on Saturday March 11, 2017, at the Elks Club for “Spring for Excellence” formerly known as Casino Night!

Tickets are available online ONLY. Purchase event and raffle tickets HERE!

Come support the 4,000 plus Summit Public School students by attending our biggest fundraiser […]

Classroom Box Top Contest – Pizza Party!!

It is time for a Classroom Box Top contest! The classroom in the school that collects the most box tops will win a Pizza Party! Every Box Top you submit is worth 10 cents for Brayton! In order to make things easy, we have a downloadable Box Top sheet linked here. Please glue or tape […]

President’s Letter- February 2017

Brayton Parents,

February may be the shortest month of the year, but there’s certainly no shortage of activities going on here at Brayton School!

But first, a note from January: special thanks to our Variety Show chairs Beccy Muston, Beccy Nicchols, and Sharon Wells for putting on such a fun night for our kids! We […]

Spirit Week NEXT WEEK!

Whos’s got spirit? We all do! Show your Bobcat Pride during spirit week on February 13th-17th, as Spirit Week takes Brayton by storm. Each day, students will dress in the manner described below and celebrate Brayton!

Monday, Feb 13th: Sports Day Have your child wear their favorite sports themed outfit!

Tuesday, Feb 14th: Pajama Day […]

Back by Popular Demand! It's Brayton's 74th Annual Dessert Show! Friday March 31, 2017

What is the Dessert Show? It’s a not-to-miss parents-only show featuring original comedic skits and songs, written and performed by Brayton parents. Last year’s hilarious skits covered everything from the Presidential debates to Star Wars to the dreaded drop-off line. Plan a dinner out with other parents from your child’s class and then meet us […]


The next (and final nighttime) Brayton PTO meeting will be this Wednesday, 2/15th at 7:00pm. In addition to it being a regular PTO meeting there will also be a presenter: Beth Little. Her talk will focus on practical advice for parents in guiding their children to use social media safely and positively. Hope to see […]

Brayton PTO Guest Speaker: Nathan Levy, on How to Help Children Be Better Learners and Thinkers

Brayton Parents: Please join us on Monday, February 6, for a SPECIAL EVENING WORKSHOP with a guest speaker, Nathan Levy….

This workshop explores numerous ways to reach learners in different and interesting ways. Parents will learn to assist their children in developing fluency and writing. Participants will leave with a multitude of new time saving […]