School News

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Online Registration Begins Monday, July 17


On Monday, July 17, online registration will open for families currently in the district for the 2017-18 school year. Click on the headline to learn more about the online registration process. If you do not have access to a computer to complete registration and/or need assistance, call our school office at 242-8405.


Get Your 2017-18 School Supply List!


The first day of school (Aug. 23) will be here before you know it! We want your student to be ready. Please click on the headline to see our back to school supply lists for each grade level. And, have a terrific summer!

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 »

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.

Red Ribbon Week!


Brubaker will spread awareness to students regarding drug prevention during Red Ribbon Week, October 24th-27th. Visit for more information. YOLO Be Drug Free! #youonlyliveonce

Upcoming Events

Aug 01
School Board Meeting
Aug 15
School Board Meeting
Aug 21
Back to School Night
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 23
First Day of School

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About Brubaker Elementary School

2900 East 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8405 | E:


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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