News
September 6th, 2018

Des Moines Public Schools will now be using Inter State Studio and Publishing for school pictures. Fall Pictures:  Thursday, September 20 Fall Picture Retakes: Thursday, November 1 Spring Pictures:  Thursday, March 7


August 22nd, 2018

Our teachers and staff took to the streets of the neighborhood this week, going door-to-door to meet our students and families to make sure everyone is ready for a new school year. Click the headline to read and see more of what has become an annual community outreach effort at Brubaker.


August 13th, 2018

Brubaker Staff will be walking the neighborhood during the afternoon of Monday, August 20th to welcome students to the 2018-19 school year! Staff will be stopping door to door to drop off student welcome gifts. We are looking forward to seeing students a few days before school starts! Monday, August 20th – Neighborhood Welcome Walk … Read more »


July 3rd, 2018

Our collective heart goes out to the Brubaker students, families, and staff that were adversely impacted by the recent flooding.  In the wake of this tragedy, many families have experienced significant loss and displacement from their homes.  If your family has been placed in this unfortunate situation, please contact the school at 242-8405.  Our goal is to … Read more »


June 15th, 2018

The school bell times at Brubaker will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.


May 29th, 2018

Brubaker Elementary School Supply List for 2018-2019   Note for all grade levels 1 backpack (big enough for pocket folder, No Wheels) Please do not buy 3 ring binders or trapper keeper (unless asked by grade level) Please do not send hand held pencil sharpeners. Please make sure that all lunch boxes have your child’s … Read more »


May 29th, 2018

Please join us on Tuesday, May 29 from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Brubaker Library, to learn more about the new NE Community Montessori School, opening soon. https://www.dmschools.org/news_release/dmps-begins-plans-new-school-northeast-des-moines/


February 2nd, 2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.


December 15th, 2017

Students and staff are welcome to participate in some fun dress-up days leading into Winter Break! Monday, December 18 – Hats and Headbands Day Tuesday, December 19 – Ugly Sweater and Sock Day Wednesday, December 20 – The Grinch Stole Brubaker:  Dress up like your favorite Grinch character or wear green Thursday, December 21 – … Read more »


November 17th, 2017

Kevin McKee was born with sacral agenesis, a spinal disorder that rendered his legs useless. He was also born with exceptional perseverance, a less visible but more important condition. This week, he shared all he’s learned with Brubaker elementary students. Click on the headline to read more.