David Brewer Elementary School

Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Dear David Brewer Families:

Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and you are as excited to get the year going as I am.  I am entering my second year as the principal of David Brewer, and I could not be more excited to be back.  We are all excited to build off the positive things we started last year.  

Please remember that the doors will open at 7:45 and breakfast will be served until 8:10.  At 8:15, we will start our Morning Round Up. After that we will begin our normal school day.  Please make sure you have your student to school before 8:10 if they plan on eating breakfast.  

We will be implementing some new and exciting things this year to help make all students successful this year at David Brewer.  One of those things will be starting down our path of becoming a “resilient” school and making our students resilient.  I will be sharing more information about this in upcoming parent newsletters.  

I am so happy to be back here at David Brewer and ready to get the year going.  Please remember that we are all here to help you make this experience as positive as possible. Please do not hesitate to ask for anything.  

Craig Idacavage

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News and Announcements

Military Mentors Discuss Kindness with Brewer Kindergarten Students

The Military Mentors at David Brewer Elementary spent time in Jodie Brice's Kindergarten class this week talking with students about kindness and the importance of getting along with others. Military Mentors are soldiers from Fort Leavenworth who volunteer their time talking with and mentoring students at David Brewer. David Brewer students look forward to the mentors coming to the school and interacting with them.

David Brewer STUCO Sponsors Successful Food Drive

Recently the Student Council at David Brewer Elementary sponsored a food drive to collect canned goods for the food pantry available for students at Warren Middle School. The drive was so successful it took two van trips to get all of the food from Brewer to Warren. Thank you to the students and staff who participated.

Brewer Students Earn Opportunity to Pie Their Principals in the Face

The week started off with a bang for students at David Brewer Elementary. As a reward for showing a substantial decrease in the number of recovery room visits during the month of November, one student from each grade level was selected to throw a whipped cream pie in the face of principal Craig Idacavage or assistant principal Kevin Warner.

David Brewer Fourth Graders Visit Kauffman Stadium

Fourth graders from David Brewer Elementary had the chance of a lifetime when they visited Kauffman Stadium for their recent field trip to learn history, science, and math through baseball. Students learned about how the angle in which a baseball bat hits the ball decides where in the field the ball will travel with the help of a video featuring Eric Hosmer. They were able to test this theory with a table top baseball field. Students learned about the history of baseball equipment by comparing old equipment with modern day equipment. Students also learned about all the muscles in the body that help a baseball player play their best and had to come up with exercises for each muscle they learned about. After the classes and lunch, students got to take a tour of the stadium where they saw such places as the Diamond Club, the press box, the visitor's locker room, the press room, and the Royals' dug out box.

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