School News

Walk to School Day

Brubaker All-School Walk, May 3rd


The Brubaker All-Student Walk will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd at 10:00 AM. All students and staff will take a 30 minute walk around the neighborhood starting at 10:00 AM. Please make sure your child wears appropriate shoes for the walk.

Music Concert

K-5 Music Concerts – Friday, April 28th


Kindergarten – 1:30 PM 1st Grade – 2:30 PM 2nd Grade – 12:30 PM 3rd Grade – 10:00 AM 4th Grade – 11:00 AM 5th Grade – 9:00 AM All concerts will be held in the Hoyt Auditorium. Parking and entrance to Hoyt Auditorium will be on the West side of the building. Entrance from … Read more »

Blank Park Zoo2

Bru Crew at the Zoo – Thursday, April 20 6:00-8:00 PM


Join us for a fun family night at Blank Park Zoo. Bring the whole family for games, activities and time to visit the animals. We hope to see you there!

Fall Family Fun

Fall Family Fun Day – Tuesday, November 22nd 1:00-3:00PM


Fall Family Fun Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Drop in any time from 1:00-3:00 PM Please join your child(ren) for some fun learning activities. You may drop into your child’s classroom from 1-3 PM. There will be centers with five activities related to Math and Literacy and you are welcome to stay for as many of … Read more »

Teacher Helping Pupils Studying At Desks In Classroom

Extended Learning Program Cancelled – Tuesday, November 15th


The Extended Learning Program after school on Tuesday, November 15th has been cancelled. Students will be dismissed with their teachers and will follow their regular dismissal plan on this day. Notes will be sent home Friday, November 11th.


Bru Crew at the Zoo – POSTPONED: DATE TBD


Due to tonight’s weather forecast for rain and thunderstorms, The Family Night scheduled at Blank Park Zoo for Thursday, October 6th has been postponed. No new date has been determined at this time.

Upcoming Events

May 03
Brubaker All-School Walk
May 29
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
May 30
Last Day of School for Brubaker Students - Dismissal 12:30 PM
Sep 04
Labor Day

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About Brubaker Elementary School


2900 East 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50317

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Brubaker Elementary School supports students in general education, students with autism, as well as those in our Intellectually Disabled classroom. We are focused on being respectful, responsible and safe. Read more…

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