News
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.


November 16th, 2017

Your family is invited to Brubaker BINGO & Book Walk Night! November 16th from 5:00-7:00 at Brubaker Elementary Please bring your family and join us for a fun night of BINGO, book walks, food and prizes! There will be a bus pick up and rop off at 3560 E Douglas Student Council will be collecting … Read more »


August 23rd, 2017

Before the first day of school, before ‘Back to School Night’, there may have been a knock on your door! That’s because Brubaker principal Mark Adams and the entire staff went door to door to welcome families back to school for 2017-18! If you weren’t home, they left your student a blue bag. Welcome back, everyone! It’s going to be a GREAT year! Click on the image to see more photos.


August 22nd, 2017

Brubaker’s Back to School Night is something special! After visiting classrooms and dropping off school supplies, Brubaker moves the party outside! Popcorn, cotton candy, a dunk tank and super slide were among the fun activities available to students and families on Aug. 21. The district put all of the back to school nights in one album on Flickr. Click on the image and scroll all the way to the end to see photos of Brubaker’s special night!