• Head Sponsor: Lacy Bogar
• Co-Head Sponsor: Georgia Campbell

Class Officers

President: J.C. Mills
V President: Austin Hill
Secretary: Natalie Abowd
Treasurer: Katie Mulloy

Class of 2018

CLASS SONG: Simple Minds — Don’t You (Forget About Me)
CLASS MOTTO: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau
CLASS COLORS: Blue and Silver
CLASS FLOWER: White Chrysanthemum

Dates of Interest

• Senior Walk-through  – May 1  FHS – FR mall to load buses
• Deadline to take College Visit – May 1
• Academic Banquet – May 3  South Shore Harbour
• Senior Field Day – May 18 Stevenson Park
• SR Class Picture – May 20 Girls Gym (in cap & gown)
• Senior Scholarship Award Night – May 24  Dr. Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium
• Junior-Senior Prom – May 26 Moody Gardens
• Finals – May 25, 29, 30, 31
• Senior Sunset – May 29 Natatorium field 7:30pm
Graduation – June 2, 2018 at Don Coleman Community Coliseum 2 pm

Chadwicks and Balfour

Chadwicks Website / Senior Session ID List (Chadwicks) 8-8 to 11-15 Updated


Balfour make-up orders for graduation supplies and class rings may be ordered online at balfourgrad.com and select Friendswood HS. If you have order forms already completed, you may mail them directly to:
Balfour Company
8525 Westland West Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77041


SAT and ACT Dates
• SAT: Register early ON-LINE at www.collegeboard.com
• ACT: ON-LINE at www.act.org
• ETS Code for FHSl #442-625

Senior Yearbook Deadlines

  • Senior Yearbook Pictures – December 1 (must be taken by Chadwick Photography for the yearbook)
  • Senior Ads – by Winter break

  • Senior Quote/Ambitions – by Spring break

College Visitation

For juniors and seniors only: ** You must bring a verification letter (on official letterhead) from the college for your absence to be excused and not count against exemptions.
The deadline for taking a college day is May 1. Download the College Day Form.

Valuable Information for FHS Seniors & Parents

Please Read

Since the final year in high school represents the culmination of many efforts, achievements, and sometimes sacrifices, you will want to join us in making this one of the most meaningful years in the life of your student.

Mark Your Calendar

Many of the important events covered center around graduation and commencement activities.
Listed at the right is a schedule of these activities.

August 8, 9, 10 (12-8pm), August 11 (12-6pm) & 22, 23, 24 (4-8pm) at Friendswood High School. Chadwick Photography will be taking all senior portraits for the yearbook. Please make your appointment at the time you pick up your registration packet. A studio will be set up on our campus for these days. No money is needed at the time you take your pictures. All proofs will be posted on Chadwick Photography’s website www.chadwickphoto.com. Pictures must be made with Chadwick Photography for the yearbook. Having all seniors’ pictures made by one photographer insures the same lighting background, which is essential for yearbook purposes. There will be cap & gown photos taken of each senior. Chadwick Photography will provide a cap and gown and stole for the pictures. Portraits are not full length.

Girls MUST wear a nice blouse or a dressy top (tops must cover all undergarments).

Boys MUST wear a starched dress shirt and a tie (a suit or sports coat if possible).

Things to remember: Don’t forget to bring your senior ring and letterman jacket (photos will be taken with each for those who bring them), Chadwick Photography will have extra ties available, please only sign up for an appointment time you are able to make. Chadwick Photography will be back at Friendswood High School for retakes on September 5, 6, 7 (4-8pm), October 17, 18 (4-8pm), November 14, 15 (4-8pm). You may retake as many times as you would like. If you want your student’s picture in the yearbook, Chadwick Photography must take the photo. You may select which picture (proof number required; dress photo only) and turn into Mr. Peter Wise (room 908) by December 1, 2017. No exceptions can be made.

Chadwick Photography will also be taking Fall Sports Pictures (dates and times will be given to each team).

Seniors will place their order for caps and gowns on the day of registration. Cash, credit card, and check (payable to Balfour Company) will be accepted. The cost of the class stole, cap and gown is $55.00 (plus tax). This amount is due when the order for the cap and gown is placed. This amount covers a souvenir class stole, cap, tassel and gown. Stole only, if not purchasing cap & gown $20. Additional tassels are $10.95 each (plus tax). Honor Cords can be purchased for $10.00 on Wednesday, April 25th, when you pick up your cap and gown
Seniors must complete the order form in your registration packet for a diploma. Please remember that your diploma is a legal document; therefore, you must use your full legal name. Turn your order form in during registration. Diplomas are not automatically ordered. There is no cost to the student.
Seniors should order commencement announcements and personal cards during registration. Any number of announcements may be ordered. Personal name cards are in lots of 50 and the cost is $21.95 (plus tax) for the first 50 and $5.00 (plus tax) for the second 50. The announcements cost $1.29 each (plus tax). Announcements can be purchased in lots of 25 for $32.25 (plus tax) or 50 for $64.50 (plus tax). Payment in full if less than $100.00, or a deposit of $100.00 must be made at the time the order is placed. A Photo Keepsake is $12.95 (plus tax); Appreciation Gifts are $30.00 (plus tax); Memory Books are $32.95 (plus tax); and Thank-You Notes are $13.50 (plus tax) for 25. Order forms are in your senior packet; samples will be available at registration for viewing. Cash, credit card, and check (payable to Balfour Company) will be accepted.
August 31, Thursday – Senior Panoramic Picture: The senior class will have a panoramic group picture taken during Homeroom. They may be purchased the following day only during all lunches in the cafeteria.

December 1, Friday: Deadline for seniors to select picture for yearbook. Must be dress picture (no cap & gown, or letter jacket photos) If not chosen by this date; Chadwick’s will make the selection.

December 22, Friday: Deadline for senior yearbook ads (Ad space is limited; this deadline does not guarantee space).

March 7, Wednesday, Lunch: Balfour will deliver Announcements and personal cards. Balance must be paid at that time. Please refer to your receipt for your student’s balance.

April 25, Wednesday, Lunch: The caps & gowns will be issued during lunch on this date. Honor cords may be purchased on this date for $10.00.

May 1, Tuesday: Deadline to take a College visit.

May 20, Sunday: Senior class pictures: Seniors should report to the Girls Gym, in your cap and gown, at 3:30pm for the 2018 Class and 12-Year Senior pictures. A community motivational program will follow in Dr. Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium at 4:00pm. Student attendance is optional.

May 23, Wednesday: Rehearsal for the commencement exercises will be held in the Auditorium during an assembly schedule. All seniors must be present if they plan to participate in the commencement exercises. This is a very important date; please mark it on your calendar today.

June – to be determined: Commencement; Don Coleman Community Coliseum. Doors open and students arrive at 12:30pm, program begins promptly at 2:00pm and will conclude by 4:00pm.