TRS ActiveCare Plan Information

For those of you who were not able to make the TRS ActiveCare informational meeting last week, I am attaching the PowerPoint from that meeting.  It goes a little more in depth about the three plans offered, the differences between in-network vs. out-of-network charges and prescription benefits.  Please let me know if you need more information or have any questions.

Urgent Care Clinics – Did you know?

Did you know that with TRS ActiveCare there are in-network and out-of-network Urgent Care clinics?  It is always better to go in-network for your care to make sure that you are covered and not out-of-pocket more than necessary.  I searched on the TRS ActiveCare site for Urgent Care clinics with in 10 miles of Friendswood that are in-network.  I have … Read More

FISD announces changes to bus routes, school times

The start of school is right around the corner and FISD has several important changes to share.   Windsong Intermediate’s traffic pattern will change this school year. The change is necessary to speed up the bus pickup and drop off lines. The new route will also help to speed up dismissal at Windsong since all buses will be waiting for … Read More

School start is just around the corner

With the start of the 2017-2018 school year just around the corner, Friendswood ISD is preparing for students, old and new, to return. All schools will be in session starting August 16, 2017.  New to Friendswood ISD registration will be on August 2 at Friendswood High School from 10am-7pm. For more information on this new method of registration, go to … Read More

Local Student Graduates from Texas Boys State

Three students from Friendswood High School, Paul Birmingham, Jacob Vegas, and J.C. Mills attended American Legion Boys State, better known simply as Texas Boys State at the University of Texas in Austin this past week. Begun in 1935, Boys State is a unique program that educates future leaders about government, civics, and patriotism in a “learn by doing” environment. Each … Read More

FISD at Boys Nation

J.C. Mills, a student at Friendswood HS, was chosen as one of two Boys State representatives from Texas to attend the American Legion Boys Nation in Washington D.C. At the convention, Mills and other young leaders will receive an education on the structure and function of federal government. At each event, each delegate will act as a senator from his … Read More

Wranglerettes Welcome 17 New Members

The Friendswood High School Wranglerettes installed 17 new members to the team. The 2017-2018 Wranglerettes, pictured from left to right, are (front row) Seniors: Hailey Gest, Vice President Annie Clements, Lauren Leighton, Vice President Camryn Moore, Grand Marshal Makenna Schneider, Marshal Courtney Banfield, Kelsey Martin, Senior Liaison Libby Dean, Hannah Bickham, Manager Kaitlin Soltis, Chaplain Caitlin Miller, President Ashley Jezek, … Read More

a message from Thad Roher, FISD Superintendent

Dear Parents of FISD, Back in the summer of 1982, my dad pulled our car into Friendswood for the first time. We had moved from North Canton, Ohio, to this new place in Texas. I remember looking out the window and thinking how excited I was for the new adventure. I have many of those same feelings as I think … Read More

4 Million Given during Scholarship Night

149 Friendswood High School seniors attended the Annual FHS Senior Awards Night at the Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium on May 26. Over $10 million in scholarships have been offered, and 4 million have been claimed so far. “This is an outstanding group of seniors,” said Principal Mark Griffon. “They have been leaders in every area for us. We are excited to … Read More