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!

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Red Ribbon Week!

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

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Summer Assistance for Families in Need

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.

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High Tech Meets Visitor Sign-In at Brubaker

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.

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Kindergarten Registration

If you have a student who will be five on or before September 15, 2016 now is the time to start thinking about kindergarten! Starting February 15, 2016, you may also reserve your spot for kindergarten by going …

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Brubaker’s Bulldog Chorus, Carols at AE Dairy

Fourth and fifth-grade members of Brubaker’s Bulldog Chorus visited and sang for members of the community Wednesday morning, December 16th. One of the stops included Brubaker’s business partner, Anderson-Erickson Dairy, where students sang traditional holiday carols as well …

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“A” is for Good, Local Food at Brubaker

Apples and schools go way back, from a small gift for teachers to the common citation for the letter “A” when learning the alphabet. And so it was that the Iowa Department of Agriculture stopped by Brubaker Elementary School to launch their “A is for Apple” initiative in support of the Farm to School program providing students with more locally grown food. Click on the image to read and see more about Secretary Bill Northey’s visit to Brubaker.

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Tutoring Sign Up for Title I Students

Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines like Brubaker may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible, students must attend one of the 28 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

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Box Tops for Education/Labels for Education

Brubaker Elementary PTO will begin collecting Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education on Monday, September 21st. There will be six collection cycles throughout the year.  The grade level who collects the most box tops each cycle …

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