Upcoming Events

7:00 pm PTO Meeting: The Difference Betw...
PTO Meeting: The Difference Betw...
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Erica Dorsey will present on the difference between conflict and bullying.
8:15 am Single Session
Single Session
Jan 31 @ 8:15 am – 12:30 pm
Single Session
all-day Brayton Day!
Brayton Day!
Feb 3 all-day
Wear your Bobcat Gear or Brayton Blue to show your school spirit!
8:15 am Single Session
Single Session
Feb 3 @ 8:15 am – 12:30 pm
Single Session

Order Variety Show 2019 T-Shirts NOW!

Orders Close: 5pm Wednesday, January 22

This year’s Brayton’s Got Talent T-Shirt is available online for just $12. They are for everyone, not just those in the Show, and there’s a full range of youth and adult sizes to choose from.

It’s a fantastic souvenir of one of Brayton’s most popular annual events so don’t miss out – order yours today! Click to read more and ORDER!

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MLK Jr. Day of Justice, Equality & Service to Others

Brayton is part of Summit’s MLK Jr. Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others.  We are giving back to the community by donating new or gently used reusable shopping tote bags of any size and color to pass on to GRACE and SHIP.  The collection box will be located outside of the main office until January 22nd. 


Upcoming Brayton Cares Events

January 24 | 3:00-4:30PM
Community Kindness Event

Student spots are full! There are a few parent volunteer spots available. See sign up. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email braytoncares@gmail.com.

February 3 | 12:30-2:45PM
Horizon School Visit

Student spots are full! If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email braytoncares@gmail.com.

The Brayton Musical Needs You!

Unfortunately, the Brayton Musical Chairperson is not able to coordinate the Musical this year. We need YOU to step up and make this year’s production a success! Now’s your chance to grab your Golden Ticket! This is typically a co-chair position, so get a friend and bring your creative vision to life.

The production, Willy Wonka, has already been chosen and will be performed on March 27th and 28th.

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Submit Your Technology Questions for BOE District Supervisor of Technology, Doug Orr

Wondering about your 4th or 5th grader’s Chromebook? Curious about the BOE’s stance on privacy and online security? Summit Board of Education’s District Supervisor of Technology will answer your questions at the Brayton PTO meeting on January 10th. We ask that you please submit any technology-related questions anonymously via this form.

After School Enrichment Registration Opens 12/10!

Registration will open tomorrow at 9am for Brayton’s After School Enrichment program. Have a look at the offerings this year and then watch this space for registration information tomorrow!

Thank you to our Holiday Shop Volunteers

We want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU to the amazing Holiday Shop committee led by Alison MacMillan, Rosemary Callahan, Jody Sargeant and Kiera Mathey. The 2nd annual event was quite a success! So many smiling happy shoppers eager to surprise family and friends with special treasures. Thank you to the committee chairs and many volunteers who helped make this week’s shopping experience so wonderful.

Missing some addresses for your holiday cards? Try the Brayton Directory…

Are you looking for addresses to send your holiday cards? Check out the Brayton Directory…and while you’re there, complete your own information as well so friends can reach you too!

It take 2 minutes to register!

It’s Cyber Monday! Time to shop Amazon.

When you log on to get great deals today, don’t forget to use the Brayton link for shopping on Amazon and support the PTO!

Roll up! Roll up! ‘Brayton’s Got Talent’ The Variety Show 2020 needs YOU!!

Act Registration

Calling students from ALL GRADES who would like to to showcase their talents in a 2-minute performance on stage in the Brayton gym – Friday, February 7th at 7:00pm. Sing, dance, tumble, act…whatever makes you shine! Get your acts together and register now! Numbers are limited to 30 Acts, so get in quick so you don’t miss out. And don’t be shy – especially first and second graders! If you’re not ready to get on stage on your own this year, gather a fun group of friends together and show us your best moves.

Registration is now closed.

Please contact Becky Muston if you would like to have your act added to the waitlist.

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Brayton Holiday Shop 2019!

Brayton’s Holiday Gift Shop will be open Thursday, December 5th (8:30 am – 1:00 pm) and Friday, December 6th (8:30 am – 3:00 pm).

We need you to help make the holiday shop a success. Please click here to sign-up for a shift. We need help with set-up, sales shifts, and clean-up/inventory both days. The class schedule is included in the sign-up genius.

The shop will have a variety of items for moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, teachers, pets, and more. There will also be Christmas and Hanukkah themed items.

Price points are typically between $1 and $10, with many items $6 and under!

Wear your PJs on Nov. 26th!

Please join us in supporting the Santa Claus Shot Hat & Mitten Drive’s last day, Tuesday, November 26th by wearing your PJs to school! Don’t forget to bring in new, unwrapped gloves and hats! For more information, see the flyer.

Join the Superintendent and BOE President for Coffee on December 3rd

Mark your calendars! All are welcome to join Superintendent June Chang and BOE President Vanessa Primack on December 3rd, at 11am, in the Washington Elementary School Library.

Brayton Green Team's Lunchbox Fundraiser for Brayton

Brayton’s Green Team wants to make it easy for you and your family to pack more eco-friendly lunches. We are partnering with ECOlunchbox company to support the purchase of stainless steel reusable lunch boxes and snack containers. When you buy products from their website between now and December 15th using our exclusive code (15Brayton), 15% of the sales will be donated back to Brayton. Why are stainless steel containers good for you and your family? 

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Save the Dates for Brayton’s After School Enrichment 2020!

Brayton School PTO’s After School Enrichment (ASE) program for 2020 will start in mid January and will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for five weeks.

Registration opens Monday, December 9th!

Classes will be held from 3:00–4:05 pm on:
Tuesdays: January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11 (snowdate 2/25) 
Wednesdays: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, and 12 (snowdate 2/26)

Watch for a separate email blast with class descriptions and details on how to register. Please email ASE chair Laura Davidkhanian if you have any questions about ASE.

Gift Wrapping Presents for Kids in Need

Volunteer spots are full for our December 13th Brayton Cares event.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email braytoncares@gmail.com.

Please note that students from the December waitlist will receive first priority for the January event.

We still need wrapping paper donations. Please consider signing up to support this great event!

Don’t forget about our Shutterfly Fundraiser!

As you plan your holiday cards for this year, don’t forget about the fundraising agreement the PTO has with Shutterfly! Bryaton PTO will receive 8% of your purchase.

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 12th?

We have a great day planned for you! Come out to Short Hills Mall and help the Brayton PTO at the same time. We are partnering with the businesses below. Start your holiday shopping early and enjoy lunch with friends! Can’t do lunch? Here’s dinner covered!

Shop Vineyard Vines

Brayton will receive 10% of each purchase you make while you save 10% on your purchase. Only valid at Vineyard Vines at Short Hills Mall on November 12, 2019 from 10am-12pm.

Eat at California Pizza Kitchen

Brayton will receive 20% of your bill when you show this flyer when ordering in-store or picking up a take-out order at California Pizza Kitchen. Valid November 12, 2019 from 11am-10pm.

Author Daniel Kirk Coming to Brayton

We are excited to announce that children’s book author and illustrator Daniel Kirk will be visiting Brayton and meeting with students in 1st through 3rd grades on Monday, December 2nd!

Rescheduled to Thursday, December 12 due to snow!

1st, 2nd & 3rd grade students (only) may pre-order copies of his books to have autographed. If you are interested in purchasing books, please return the completed form by Wednesday, November 13th.

November Letter from the Principal

Dear Parents,

We’ve “weathered” Halloween and are now moving into what will be the quickly disappearing months of November and December.  Though filled with many happy times, these months have a way of making it feel that time is passing much too quickly!

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