Friendswood High School Theatre set sail with their production of the classic pirate tale by Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island. Audiences are raving at this timeless tale of adventure with a twist. Senior, Cade Tucker plays the leading role of Captain Long John Silver; the one-legged pirate who needs to return to Treasure Island to claim his buried treasure. Junior, … Read More
The Friendswood High School Marching Band recently traveled to Austin to compete in the Texas Marching Classic marching contest held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex of Round Rock ISD. The FHS Band finished the day placing 3rd out of 22 schools. The next competition will be UIL Region Contest on October 22, at the new CCISD stadium. The performance … Read More
At Friendswood High School, 21 seniors have been named as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program and were honored Monday night at the School Board meeting. A letter of commendation from FHS and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) which conducts the program, was presented by the principal to each student. The students include James Barr, Yarden Borshevsky-Barr, … Read More
Hundreds of third through fifth-grade students at Windsong Intermediate took part in the Global Cardboard Challenge on October 6. “I cannot tell you how many parents have stopped me to tell me how excited their children are about this day,” said Nelda Guerra Principal of Windsong Intermediate. “This whole process has been enjoyable to watch. The creativity and collaboration that … Read More
Friendswood School District received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement under Texas’ School FIRST financial accountability rating system. This rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of Friendswood ISD’s financial management and reporting system. This is the 14th year of School FIRST (Financial Accountability Rating System of Texas), a financial accountability system for Texas school districts developed by … Read More
Friendswood Junior High’s Student Council recently organized a fundraiser project to raise money for Blood Cancer research. 34 classrooms participated in Pennies for Patients Drive. The school raised over $6,000! The classrooms fundraising results are: Bronze Champions (Raising $100 – $199 per classroom): Ms. Berk, Ms. Bockart, Ms. Petrovics, Ms. Van Hal, & Ms. McNeel. Silver Champions (Raising $200 – … Read More
The 7th Annual Friendswood Marching Festival – Small Town, Big Sound was held on Saturday September 24, 2016. Congratulations to the 2016 Champions, Stephen F. Austin High School Bulldog Band and the Angels Dance Team. Second Place went to Clear Brook High School Marching Band and the Oak Ridge Marching band took 3rd place. The night ended with Friendswood’s very … Read More
The Friendswood Forensics competed at Clear Falls Speech Tournament Saturday, September 24 and won First Place Grand Sweepstakes Award. Cheryl Ryne is the Forensics Coach at Friendswood High School.
FHS Choir students auditioned in the first round of All-Region and All-State Choir at Clear Springs High School on Saturday September 24. Seventy-eight students auditioned; 65 advanced to the Region audition round, to be held on Oct. 22 at Clear Creek High School The FHS Choirs are directed by Janwin Overstreet-Goode and Mike Tyer.
September 21 was International Peace Day and at Westwood Elementary and Bales Intermediate, peace became more than just a word. Kindergarten through fifth-grade students took part in an International art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by “planting” pinwheels with messages of peace in a giant peace sign on the lawn of the campus. Pinwheels for Peace is an art … Read More