Braeburn PTB Weekly Week of October 29
Sun, Oct 29 9:20am




  • October 29- November 5 - Cold Weather Drive (details below). 

  • TODAY Sunday, October 29th - WH EDI and WHPS/One Community for Equity Back-to-School celebration (details below). 
  • November 1-3, 8-9: Paul Cryan Pictures, Want to Volunteer?  Click here
  • November 12th, 12-2PM - Cider Social (details below).
  • November 13th-17th - Read-a-Thon

Paul Cryan PHOTO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Diana from Paul Cryan photography has generously offered us 5 days for photo sessions this year. She will be working alone and she needs our help to keep things running smoothly. Volunteers are needed throughout Braeburn's sessions the first 2 weeks of November. Please help us support Diana and make the photo sessions a success! Sign up here:


Read-a-thon is coming... November 13-17!  HELP NEEDED!   

Please sign up here:  if you are interested in helping to organize the Read-A-Thon for this year.  Please watch out for registration information beginning November 5!


TODAY!!! New!!  WH EDI and WHPS/One Community for Equity Back to School Celebration

WH Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (West Hartford EDI) and WHPS/One Community for Equity are hosting a back-to-school celebration on Sunday, October 29th, 2-4pm at Whiting Lane Elementary, promising an unforgettable afternoon filled with games, a lively DJ, and delicious food from BIPOC-owned local establishments. Please join us! See attached flyer. RSVP HERE.


New!!  Winter Is Coming!  Cold Weather Clothing Drive October 22 - November 5!

Please consider sponsoring the purchase of winter clothing for Braeburn students in need!  Click HERE  to donate money directly to PTB who coordinates outreach through school social worker Marisa DiGiacomo. 


Our goal is to outfit each student with a winter coat, snow pants, boots, gloves, hat and a Braeburn hoodie.  Not sure how much to donate?  Based on here are some suggested guidelines:


  • Winter Coat - $60
  • Snow Pants - $35
  • Winter Boots - $40
  • Winter Hat - $15
  • Winter Gloves - $15


 VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH goes to..... Jen Messina for going above and beyond in helping to organize the Fall Fair.  Braeburn raised over $11,000. Thank you, Jen, and all of our volunteers! 



New!!  Cider Social
Braeburn EDI and PTB invites you to our Cider Social on Sunday, November 12, 12-2pm, at Ana Grace Playground in Elizabeth Park. Connect with fellow Braeburn parents, enjoy some warm cider and time together outdoors! See attached flyer. RSVP HERE
New!!  Check out the new math programs funded by the PTB (and your efforts and generosity) for this year. Click HERE for slide show presentation. 


 Questions? Comments? Want to get Involved? Email: