Save Our School!
Updated: Jan 13
Pfisd school board is considering closing our school! We need your help to save our school!
SAVE THE DATES:
Community Meeting with District Leadership Tuesday, Jan 17th at 6:30pm at PLE in the library (1806 W. Parmer Lane, Austin TX 78727).
School Board Meeting - 7pm, Thursday Jan 19th at the PFisd administration building (1401 W. Pecan, Pflugerville, TX 78660). Arrive by 6:15 and sign up by 6:30pm if you wish to speak. Bring signs to show your support for our school.
WHAT IS PROPOSED: We do not have detailed plans, but here is a very abbreviated synopsis of the proposals. The district is facing a budget crisis and has proposed closures/rezoning to try to stay afloat. We have summarized the plans as best we can & you can view them in a powerpoint here. You can also view more details on the PFISD website here. The proposals are way more complicated than this, but here are the basics:
Proposal 1 - close River Oaks ES and DES Proposal 2 - close Parmer Lane ES and Dessau ES. Proposal 3 - close Parmer Lane ES and Pflugerville ES Proposal 4 - close River Oaks ES and Pflugerville ES Proposal 5 - close Spring Hill ES and Brookhollow ES Proposal 6 - close Spring Hill ES and Dessau ES Proposal 7 - close River Oaks ES, Pflugerville ES, and Dessau ES Proposal 8 - close no schools, but adjust school zoning boundaries
HOW THIS IMPACTS YOU:
The district has a survey collecting community feedback, Answer it here.
CONTACT THE BOARD:
In addition to filling out the survey, you can contact the board today. Here's the Board of Trustee's contact info:
Written communications can be delivered or mailed to 1401 W. Pecan, Pflugerville, TX 78660. Communication not addressed to a specific Board member will be forwarded to the Board President. Email communications can be sent to board members using the email addresses provided in the Board Member listing:
VERNAGENE MOTT President Vernagene.Mott@pfisd.net
JEAN MAYER Vice President Jean.Mayer@pfisd.net
DAVID AGUIRRE Secretary David.Aguirre@pfisd.net
BRIAN ALLEN Brian.Allen@pfisd.net
CINDY GEE Cindy.Gee@pfisd.net
Need some inspiration for what to write? Click here to see a sample letter to give you ideas of how to get started.
You can also provide direct feedback by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
GET THE WORD OUT:
Please get the word out to everyone you know! Share in email, facebook & word-of-mouth. This will take a all-hand-on-deck response.