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.

Friday is Wacky Socks Friday!

In honor of 2 of the wackiest authors, Friday is Wacky Socks Day!! Not only is it Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, but we also have author Dan Gutman coming to Brayton School for a visit! Wear the craziest, wackiest (or just mismatched) socks you can find to help us celebrate Dr. Seuss and Dan Gutman!


Classroom Box Top Contest – Pizza Party Results!!

The results from our Pizza Party contest are in! The school submitted a total of 2,607 Box Tops! This means Brayton earned $260.70. Great job everyone!

The winner of the Pizza Party is 5D! 5D submitted 582 Box Top! I will reach out to coordinate a date for your party!

Thanks for a successful contest […]

Crossing Guard Appreciation

Friday 2/23 was Crossing Guard Appreciation Day! Students made cards and thanked our awesome crossing guards for all their hard work!


Bobcats brought lunch for the Summit Police Department!

In January, the Citizens of the Month in 4MM and 2G raised money on Summit Pride Day to provide lunch for the Summit PD. Last week Ms. MacMoyle, Mr. Gannon, and a couple of their students brought lunch to the Police Department, as well as a candy jar inscribed for Detective Matthew Tarentino.

Inscription on […]

Travel Around the World in One Night at Brayton’s Sixth Annual International Night on Wednesday, 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 […]

Check Backpacks for BGT 2018 Flash Drive!

BGT 2018 Video Flash Drives will be delivered via schoolbags on Friday, February 23. If you ordered a flash drive, please look for a padded envelope in your child’s bag ASAP. There are no extra copies so keep it safe and enjoy!!

Please remember snack for ASE!

The nurse has asked us to remind parents of children in our After School Enrichment programs, to pack a snack for their child. Please pack a nut-free snack specifically for ASE, as children are ravenous after school and many did not have a snack this past week. The nurse cannot give snacks to students who […]

Who wants a Pizza Party?? Box Tops due Friday, 2/23!

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 attached a downloadable Box Top sheet. Please glue or tape your Box […]

Co-Presidents Letter February 2018

Dear Brayton Parents,

It’s hard to believe that it’s already February and the school year is half over! While you try to stay warm, take a look at what’s been happening at Brayton and what is yet to come this month:

Our annual variety show, Brayton’s Got Talent, was held on January 26th. The packed […]

Principal's Newsletter- February 2018

Dear Brayton Parents,

Happy February! Super Blue Blood moons, crazy snow days, temperatures fluctuating between 60 and -5….what is happening??!! This winter certainly is one that we will remember!

That being said, life at Brayton has been moving along smoothly. Our recent Variety Show was a huge hit. Thirty-nine acts and yet the evening […]

Last Chance to Order Books for Author, Dan Gutman, Visit!

On March 2, New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman will be visiting. He is the author of the Baseball Card Adventure series, the Genius Files series, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world, and the My Weird School series, which has sold more than 10 million copies! Thanks to his […]

Next Week is Spirit Week!!

Whos’s got spirit? We all do! Show your Bobcat Pride during spirit week on February 12th-16th, as Spirit Week takes Brayton by storm. Each day, students will dress in the manner described below and celebrate Brayton!

Monday 12th – Wacky Day Tuesday 13th – Pajama Day Wednesday 14th – (Valentines Day ) – I Love […]

Last chance to order BGT 2018 Video Flash Drives!

Orders are now closed. BGT 2018 Video Flash Drive Orders close at 5pm FRIDAY. Click here NOW before you miss out! You can take home your very own professionally recorded, High Definition Video of the Variety Show, Brayton’s Got Talent – 2018! Just $15 per Flash Drive! Share the experience with those who missed it. […]

2/13 Open Casting Call for Brayton’s 75th Dessert Show!

For 74 years the Brayton community has gathered together for one night only to eat dessert and be entertained by fellow parents.

Whether you have talent or experience (or neither!), come join a lively crew of parents preparing for the curtain to rise on May 5th. We need actresses, actors, stage […]

Brayton School Read-a-Thon Ends February 14th!

Brayton School PTO is holding our FIRST EVER Read-a-Thon to benefit the JUNIOR PLAYGROUND ENHANCEMENT PROJECT!

As our population has grown, the PTO recognizes the need to enhance our current playground with new additional play systems that will complement our existing structure. All funds raised will go directly to this project!

Please look in backpacks […]

Brayton Newscast January 2018

Want to see some Bobcats resolutions, the 4th grade Orchestra and Band concert, the GeoBee and Summit Pride Day? And you have to check out out the incredible Bobcat talent at this years Variety Show. It’s all right here!