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.

Halloween Safety tips from the Nurse

Make sure children can be seen. Use bright colors, reflective tape in costumes. Have children carry some sort of light such as a flashlight or glow stick. Make sure children can see. Make sure hats, wigs and scarfs are secure and do not cover or slip over their eyes. Use not-toxic face paint or […]

Reminder November Grocery Scrips due soon....

This November…. Will you be food shopping for Thanksgiving? Hosting Thanksgiving? Buying food to donate to drives?

Did you know you could make money for Brayton while you grocery shop?!?!

It’s easy. You buy grocery cards at face value and the PTO makes 5%. If you don’t want to make a monthly commitment, but you […]

Bingo Night- Friday, October 26th- All the Ticket & Basket Details

Bingo Night is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26th! This is the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year! There are 48 amazing baskets, including 3 all new over the top Brayton Bonus Baskets, and don’t forget about the Mystery Basket! Tickets will be on sale on the black top Thursday and Friday from 2:45-3:30 and from 6:00-7:00 at […]

Bingo Night is TONIGHT!

Bingo night is TONIGHT Friday, October 26th, from 6pm-8pm! This is an evening where students and their families are invited to play Bingo, eat pizza, and buy chances to win awesome prize baskets.

Remember to support the 5th grade, and bring cash to purchase water bottles and baked goods!!

A supervising adult MUST accompany […]

Principal's Newsletter- October 2018

Dear Brayton Parents,

With the chill in the air, it appears that Fall is finally here. And in the coming weeks ahead, there will be many exciting things happening at Brayton!

Be sure that you have signed up for our annual PTO Bingo Night this coming Friday evening. What a wonderful evening for our students […]

Speak Up Summit meeting Tomorrow!

SUS Monthly meetings are a very informal way to discuss what is new in the district and what is coming up in Trenton that might affect us directly. Our goal is to take what we know and try to provide perspective by educating our community. And, of course, we speak up on those issues affecting […]

Brayton News October 2018

Tune in RIGHT HERE to hear all about the GRIT assembly with beatboxing hip hopper, Blake Brandes. Great message of hard work and perseverance, “gotta keep going, so the brain keeps growing”! Find out what Bobcats are going to be for Halloween! And what candy they love. Mr. Mac loves it all! How do our […]

Fostering Resilience: Empowering Students to Embrace Kindness

A district-wide parent presentation brought to you by the Elementary School Counseling Department. Thursday November 1st, 7- 8:30 p.m. Jefferson Elementary School Gym.

An evening with Connie Palmer, LCSW (social worker, teacher, therapist, & school counselor). A Presentation for Primary & Elementary Parents, Guardians, & Children Grades 2-5.

Includes a discussion and interactive role […]

Get your Brayton Gear!

Our Spirit Shop is open online at Thompson’s Sport. Click here to view!

The shop will remain open until Friday, October 19. This is our only online spirit shop for the school year.

Buy for your Brayton kid. Buy for the younger siblings who will be Brayton kids. Buy for you, who supports the Brayton […]

Fingerprinting Mobile Unit Tentative Dates

The district is tentatively looking at having a mobile unit come to fingerprint our parent volunteers. They have requested two dates: Friday, February 1 and Wednesday, March 13, 2019. These dates have not yet been confirmed. Both sessions would take place at Wilson. Each session takes approximately 5 minutes. (Parents may bring their children as […]

The Bobcat Buzz

Click here for the latest Buzz in English! Haga clic aquí para español!

PTO Meeting Minutes

Click to view the PTO meeting minutes from Wednesday, October 10, 2018 meeting.

Click to see our wonderful counselor, Erica Dorsey’s, presentation on Conflict in Elementary School.

Check out the Community Backpack tab!

Click the Community Backpack tab on the toolbar at top of page to see lots of great local organizations and places, offering a variety of programs, opportunities, and information! For example, the Fire Departments is having an Open House this Sunday! And the Reeves-Reed Arboretum has a fun fall celebration approaching, plus mini camps […]

Alumnae Bobcats represent!!

Shout out that ALL 6 students selected for Student of the Month at LCJSMS this month were Brayton graduates! Teachers at the middle school selected 2 students from each team who portrayed characteristics such as responsibility, leadership amongst peers, kindness, perseverance, and a strong work ethic. Sounds like a Bobcat! Way to go Bobcat Alums!


Painters needed for Blacktop!

Our blacktop is redone and so, so fresh and clean, but lacks any COLOR! Help us out! We would love volunteer(s) to repaint the beloved and well used USA map on the blacktop. We have the stencil, we just need the painters! Please contact Emily Dolan or Kiera Mathey.


Afterschool Enrichment Chairs needed!

We are looking for 1-2 more chairs to help orchestrate Afterschool Enrichment! ASE is a fun, rewarding experience for our kids, so please considering chairing. Reach out to Alicia Kubek or Kathren Delikaris if you are interested or want to learn more.

Bingo Night signup is next week!!

Signups will open on Tuesday, October 9th so watch for the link to the online reservation form.

New to Brayton and need more information?? Please review the Bingo FAQs.

Brayton Tutors

The Brayton Tutor Program

What is it? The Brayton Tutor program is an opportunity for Brayton parents and other community members to provide a weekly, volunteer tutoring session to a Brayton student. This is a time for our struggling students to increase academic skills and develop a special relationship with a supportive adult!