A Day in the Life of a Student at a School-of-Choice

What does a typical day look like for a student at San Antonio Independent School District? Robyn Popa, a Principal at Pfluger, shadowed an eighth-grade student at Rhodes Middle School to find out, and then reported back to our office in a “lunch and learn” presentation. Here’s what she learned: Rhodes is a “Technology & Media Internal Charter” school for SAISD, which means its students can choose to attend the campus (via an application process). The school follows a traditional … Read more

7th Elementary for Hutto ISD Breaks Ground

On a cold but exciting afternoon, Hutto ISD district staff, community members, and our Pfluger team gathered on the site of the 7th elementary school for the district, Benjamin “Doc” Kerley Elementary. This elementary school’s design will become the new prototype for the district. The project is designed to focus on the district’s new project-based learning initiative. “It was a cold afternoon, but the great turnout of our community partners is an indication of the warm heart for students and … Read more

Wilson Montessori bond construction reaches 75% completion

Construction on Wilson Montessori is nearing the homestretch as work on the school’s new thee-story addition reached 75 percent completion this quarter. The Montrose-area kindergarten through eighth grade school is receiving a $24.7 million makeover as part of HISD’s voter-approved 2012 Bond program. The project includes construction of a new addition, as well as renovations to the historic facility, which was built in 1924. “It’s been a great experience for our students and staff to see progress almost every day,” … Read more

Becoming Future Ready

San Antonio Independent School District is thinking about the future, and we are excited to be part of the process. Pfluger + DLR Group were selected by SAISD to help them develop their long range master plan, with a focus on Education in 2030. On Wednesday, November 8, we hosted the first of several meetings with a diverse group of District personnel, from Curriculum to Facilities departments, to begin understanding the goals and vision for SAISD. The room was engaged … Read more

Austin ISD PAC Sustainability Dedication

Every once in a while, you have the opportunity to work on one of those “once-in-a-lifetime” projects. The Austin ISD Performing Arts Center is certainly one of them. Pfluger was proud to attend the sustainability dedication ceremony for the LEED Gold facility, which also received a 5-star rating from Austin Energy Green Building, the highest award available. The Austin ISD Performing Arts Center is a state of the art facility designed specifically to enhance the arts experience for each and every … Read more