News
June 16th, 2015

Families will register their children for the 2015-16 year on-line using their parent portal accounts. On-line registration opens July 1. Families will complete the registration process at Brubaker on Thursday, July 23rd or 30th, from 1 – 7 P.M. Please call the Brubaker office with any questions! 242-8405


April 20th, 2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.


March 30th, 2015

In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.


March 4th, 2015

The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.


February 17th, 2015

It was a big #BowtieTuesday Brubaker as our dean of student, Eric Van Dorin, designed a t-shirt that staff, students and parents ordered to raise funds for a local charity that supports kids with cancer. The response was outstanding with nearly 200 shirts ordered, and $570 in proceeds donated to Kids Living Brave in the name of 3rd grader Jonathan Dooley, aka Agent J.


February 17th, 2015

Brubaker students welcomed the Blank Park Zoo for a hands-on zoology lesson. Students were able to learn, observe, and touch live animals during a lesson special thanks to Raymond for selecting this picture.


December 23rd, 2014

Des Moines Public Schools has announced four new principals starting in the 2015-16 school year, including at Brubaker Elementary School. Mark Adams, our current dean of students, will become Brubaker’s new principal next July. Click the headline to meet all of the new principals at DMPS.


December 19th, 2014

Area business spreads holiday cheer! Employees at Athene worked together to ensure many families were taken care of with gifts this holiday season. Athene coordinated with Brubaker Elementary and provided clothing items and toys for 122 students in Des Moines. Many thanks to Athene!


November 14th, 2014

Just in time for Thanksgiving, our elementary students are learning about cranberries! Brubaker Elementary students tried cranberries tart, fresh and dried. Pick a Better Snack educators say all forms count when it comes to fruits and vegetables!


November 12th, 2014

Brubaker’s annual Canned Food Drive will be from November 17 – 21. Students may bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Food Bank of Iowa. Please help Brubaker in the pursuit to fight against hunger in Iowa.