Joeris General Contractors was selected as the Construction Manager for the Boerne ISD $75 million bond package passed in 2004. The entire package included a new elementary school, a new high school, major renovations to the existing high school and an existing middle school, and renovations to several other district facilities.
The new 300,000 SF high school incorporates academic wings, an administrative wing, library, cafeteria, complete kitchen, auditorium, vocational shop complex, gymnasiums and practice athletic fields for both boys and girls.
The new 93,800 SF elementary school incorporated a cafetorium, library, computer lab, gymnasium and full kitchen along with playground area, basketball court and soccer field.
Renovations to the existing High School included demolition of existing buildings. New building construction included science lecture labs, classrooms, a new library, administrative facilities, a new cafeteria/kitchen and vocational technology labs and classrooms. This phase also incorporated a new public entry to the campus, additional parking, a central courtyard and renovations to P.E. and music facilities.
Renovations to the existing middle school included demolition of the existing administrative wing. This wing was replaced by science labs, classrooms and a new administrative area. A new public entry to the campus and defined student drop-off areas were built, as well as a central courtyard.
Minor renovations also took place at four additional elementary schools, a middle school and to the district’s football stadium.
Since opening in fall 2008, Champion High School has been the recipient of several awards acknowledging the campus’ sustainable design and overall excellence in construction. These awards included a 2008 ABC Excellence in Construction award and the prestigious 2009 TASA Caudill Award, where it was selected as the best of over 250 entries. Champion also received a GreenPiece award from SchoolDesigner.com and a Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award.
New High School, New Elementary and Renovations/Additions
OWNER: Boerne ISD
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 300,000 SF high school, 93,800 SF elementary school
ARCHITECT: Pfluger & Associates/O'Neill, Conrad, Oppelt
COMPLETION DATE: June 2009