August 10th, 2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

August 10th, 2017

Sign up for your Fall and Spring Conference time during Back to School Night. Click headline to learn more.

August 10th, 2017

The Brubaker staff is excited to start our 2017-2018 journey with you. On Friday, August 18 from 2:00-4:00, we will be popping to every home in the area to say hello and welcome.

August 10th, 2017

Join us for Back to School Night Monday, August 21 from 4:00-6:30.
Meet your teacher, drop off supplies, and sign up for conferences from 4:00-5:30. Then join the festivities on the north playground for games and activities from 5:30-6:30.

August 4th, 2017

Welcome back to Brubaker! The school day will be extended by 10 minutes beginning August 23. Click on the headline to learn more.

July 14th, 2017

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!

November 17th, 2016

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 »

October 4th, 2016

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

June 1st, 2016

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.

March 9th, 2016

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.