News
June 2nd, 2014

Road Trip to Success was…a success! Approximately 100 4th and 5th grade students visited area colleges after accomplishing their goals. Congratulations!


May 15th, 2014

Congratulations to the nine young ladies that worked so hard over nine weeks during the Girls on the Run program at Brubaker. They completed a 5k run. Nicely done!


May 15th, 2014

Brubaker students planted a red maple tree with our community partners at AE Dairy. We would like to thank AE for their continued dedication and support for the students and staff at Brubaker.


April 28th, 2014

Students at Brubaker Elementary lined up to receive the assignment they’ve been waiting for since last winter – brand new bikes courtesy of Variety the Children’s Charity and Sammons Financial Group with a little help from the Des Moines Police Department. Read more about Variety’s Kids on the Go program by clicking on the photo.


April 16th, 2014

Hoyt Middle and Brubaker Elementary School students released balloons from the outdoor track this week to show their support and good wishes for fellow student, Dakota McDonald, who is suffering from brain cancer. Students wrote a note on each balloon and some made cards for Dakota. To see more of Jon Lemons’ photos, click on the picture.


March 31st, 2014

The Iowa Assessment will be administered during the week of March 31st through April 4th. Please ensure that your child(ren) receive plenty of rest and a balanced breakfast.


March 11th, 2014

Thank you to Opera Iowa for your performance of The Three Little Pigs.


March 11th, 2014

Congratulations to the Brubaker students for their selection to the Des Moines Annual Art Exhibit. Thank you to Mr. Ken Esveld for coordinating the effort with students and families.


January 7th, 2014

Brubaker would like to thank Monster Jam for their message to Crush Bullying. Students participated in a powerful, anti-bullying message from Mr. Jeff Knapf and superstar, BJ Johnson, otherwise known as “Mohawk Warrior”.


December 20th, 2013

The staff at Brubaker would like to thank our business partners, community supporters, and in particular, our volunteer family supporters. These 1st graders were given hats and sock monkeys to keep their heads and hearts warm!