If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.
August 9th-11th 9:00-11:30 AM We invite your child to participate in our Kindergarten Readiness Program this summer! This is a great opportunity for your child. The Jumpstart Program allows staff to provide literacy and math support, as well as develop routines to help your child when they begin kindergarten. Staff will be able to determine … Read more »
At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.
If you have a student who will be five on or before September 15, 2016 now is the time to start thinking about kindergarten! Starting February 15, 2016, you may also reserve your spot for kindergarten by going to: https://fs8.formsite.com/DMPSchools/EnrollmentPacket/index.html. Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Final Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Spanish
Fourth and fifth-grade members of Brubaker’s Bulldog Chorus visited and sang for members of the community Wednesday morning, December 16th. One of the stops included Brubaker’s business partner, Anderson-Erickson Dairy, where students sang traditional holiday carols as well as The AE Drummer Boys and Happy Birthday to Mr. Erickson! Afterward, students enjoyed AE chocolate milk … Read more »
Apples and schools go way back, from a small gift for teachers to the common citation for the letter “A” when learning the alphabet. And so it was that the Iowa Department of Agriculture stopped by Brubaker Elementary School to launch their “A is for Apple” initiative in support of the Farm to School program providing students with more locally grown food. Click on the image to read and see more about Secretary Bill Northey’s visit to Brubaker.
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