Brubaker Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Brubaker and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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No Cost Meals Available This Fall at Brubaker

Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.

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Bell Times Change at Brubaker this Fall

Students at 19 elementary schools, including Brubaker Elementary, will adjust their schedule by 10 minutes this fall. It’s a move that will give bus drivers much needed time to get from school to school. Click on the image to read more about how the small time change will improve student safety and save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Kindergarten Jumpstart

Kindergarten Jumpstart will be held on July 29th, 30th, and 31st, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for incoming students to get acclimated with new classrooms, teachers, and friends. Students will be provided with lunch. We look forward to seeing your child(ren) there!

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Road Trip to Success

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

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Girls on the Run

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!

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Brubaker Tree Planting at AE

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.

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Brubaker “Kids on the Go” After Bike Giveaway

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.

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Hoyt, Brubaker Release Wishes into the Sky

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.

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