News
February 16th, 2016

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 to: https://fs8.formsite.com/DMPSchools/EnrollmentPacket/index.html. Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Final Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Spanish


December 16th, 2015

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 as The AE Drummer Boys and Happy Birthday to Mr. Erickson!  Afterward, students enjoyed AE chocolate milk … Read more »


November 10th, 2015

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.


September 28th, 2015

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.


September 18th, 2015

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 will earn a popcorn party! September 21-October 30 November 2-December 11 December 14-January 29 February 1-March 11 … Read more »


September 18th, 2015

Brubaker students and families are welcome to join us at the Blank Park Zoo on Tuesday, September 29th from 5:00-7:00. See the animals, and visit five learning stations run by Brubaker teachers and staff. Free admission to this event for all Brubaker students and family members. The Safari Grill will be open for purchase of … Read more »


August 4th, 2015

The August/September Newsletter is ready. You are welcome to view it by hovering your cursor over the “Parents” tab and selecting the “Monthly Newsletter” link on the Brubaker website.


July 2nd, 2015

Brubaker will be hosting a program where incoming kindergarten students will have an opportunity to get an early start to learning about school. They will be interacting with peers, learning new routines, as well as getting a head start on math and literacy concepts. The program, including lunch is free of charge. You are welcome to stop by the main office and sign up, or call 242-8405 if you have any additional questions.


July 2nd, 2015

Online registration is available now! If you are a returning family, the following link will direct you to a video that may provide support for you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwP__6t63XQ


June 17th, 2015

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.