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.

Executive Board Slate for 2017-2018

On April 18, the PTO nominating committee came together and voted on the Executive Board Slate for 2017-2018. Our nominees for next year are: Presidents: Elizabeth Ryan and Jody Sargeant Exec VP’s: Emily Dolan and Kiera Mathey First VP: Corina Borg Treasurer: Sarah Edgar Communications VP: Molly Paiement Secretary: Kathren Delikaris

A big thanks to […]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Next week (May 1-May 5th) is Teacher Appreciation Week! The PTO has a few special treats lined up for the teachers: On Monday, our Hospitality Committee will set up a healthy snack bar for the teachers. All staff will be invited to help themselves to various snacks of their choice during the day. On Tuesday, […]

Presentation on Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Available for Review

Our guidance counselor, Nick Santangelo, gave us a presentation on Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying at out PTO meeting this week. The presentation was geared towards informing parents of the efforts that have been undertaken to address student conflicts, and to continue the work of ensuring that Brayton Elementary School affords the highest levels of climate […]

First Annual Brayton Bobcat Carnival

Come celebrate the end of a wonderful school year with your friends and family at the First Annual Brayton Bobcat Carnival! Activities include carnival-style games and prizes, bounce houses, music by our own Mr. Santangelo, sand art, food by Towne Deli and much more! See the attached flyer English/Spanish for more information and […]

Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program

Brayton’s Student Council is hosting a used oral care recycling program through Terracycle/Colgate. Please help us recycle ANY BRAND of used toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers so that they can be repurposed into new recycled products. There is a collection box outside the office, so please help […]

Brayton GREEN TEAM'S used marker recycling drive

We are one month in and making excellent progress… so a big thank you to all who have participated so far by contributing your used markers! We take ANY BRAND of marker (including dry-erase and highlighters) and recycle them through Crayola’s Colorcycle program.

Did you know that through a “unique technology,” Crayola is able to […]

Please join us at our April PTO meeting Wednesday, April 26 at 9 am

Please join us at our next PTO meeting next Wednesday, April 26th at 9:00AM. Our guidance counselor, Nick Santangelo, will give us a presentation on Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying. (see below for a description of his presentation.)

We’ll also talk about our first annual Brayton Bobcat Carnival on Saturday, May 13th. Hope you […]

Chess Club is looking for student volunteers

Do you have a middle or high school student who plays low stress Chess? Did your son or daughter play with the Brayton Chess Club and would like to help out? Is your Middle or High Schooler looking for Community Service Hours? The Brayton Chess Club is looking for student helpers with chess experience to […]

Brayton Fifth Graders Earned 2nd place in ‘Battle of the Books’

(Excerpted and edited from Independent Press,) There were some spirited battles on Summit soil recently … all over books!

On March 31, 2017 the Battle of the Books 5th grade finale was held at Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School. The following four teams competed for the district title: Galaxy Readers, Lord of the Readers, Stunning Stars and […]

Local Earth Day Service Opportunities Saturday 4/22

The City of Summit’s 11th annual Earth Day Clean-Up will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 9AM to noon. Members of the community, individuals and groups, are encouraged to participate and help improve Summit’s parks and open spaces. The clean-up is sponsored by the City of Summit Environmental Commission and is conducted in partnership […]