Bonjour

Friendswood student heading to Normandy, France The Friendswood High School French Department is pleased to announce that Junior Regan Payne has been selected by Rotary International as one of their newest long-term youth exchange participants for the 2018-2019 academic year. Next year, Payne will put Senior year on hold to study abroad in Normandy, France.  While there, she will live … Read More

FHS’ Hunchback receives 10 awards at Tommy Tune

Friendswood High School Theatre Department received 10 Awards for the Theatre Under the Stars’ 15th Annual (TUTS) Tommy Tune Awards, which was held on April 17 at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston. The Tommy Tune Awards recognizes and rewards excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers. After evaluating the 45 participating … Read More

NEW START TIMES

The FISD Board recently approved the new school start times for the 2018-2019 school year.  School beginning and ending times are influenced by various interconnected factors. The State law mandates that students be in school a minimum of 75,600 minutes each school year. Our district calendar start date of August 15 and end date of May 23 requires school days to have 428 minutes. … Read More

Latin students receive honors at contest

10 Friendswood High School Latin students attended both the Houston Area Junior Classical League Convention and, this past weekend, the State Junior Classical League Convention in Dallas. All students are awarded based on their level of Latin, except for the art categories, in which the students make various pieces of art inspired by the classical world. The following students placed at … Read More

Spring Show!

The Friendswood Wranglerette Spring Show, “A Wranglerette Story: Celebrating 45 Years of Tradition and Excellence” will be held April 27 and 28 at 7:00 p.m. and April 29 at 2:00 p.m. in the Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium. Tickets cost $10 and are being sold by all Wranglerettes or will be sold at the door.  There will be a silent auction that will open to the public on April … Read More

Chalk Walk Public Art Show

You are invited to watch artists in action on Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they create sidewalk masterpieces using pastels and creativity to bring designs to life. Friendswood’s fourth annual Chalk Walk involves student and adult artists sponsored by friends, family and local businesses who purchase 3ft. by 3ft. squares (for $100) … Read More

S.T.E.A.M.

Friendswood ISD’s, Cline Elementary held their inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Day Friday, April 13. “STEAM Day is a trans-disciplinary approach,” said Barry Clifford, principal of Cline Elementary. “Our goal is to provide the context for students to explore, create, and ‘connect the dots’ in a creative way.” 900 students and over 50 teachers partnered with local … Read More

FALCO and “Prism Skyline”

Friendswood High School senior Julian Falco is turning heads with his composition skills. His newest orchestra piece, “Prism Skyline”, was chosen to be performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra in June 2018. In being selected he wins a $500 prize. Falco’s piece was one of eight to be selected out of 25 submitted in the 8th Annual Sarah and Ernest Butler … Read More