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

FHS Class of 2017 Senior Field Day

The Class of 2017 enjoyed a Friendswood High School tradition, Senior Field Day, on Friday, May 19th at Stevenson Park. The students participated in a variety of activities including Human Hamster Ball, Meltdown, Quad Bungee, Dunk Tank, Obstacle Course, Bungee Run, a Velcro Wall and many others such as swimming, sand volleyball, and basketball. Class Sponsors, Jann Davies and Teresa … Read More

National Finalist for Great American Songbook Academy

Yarden Borshevsky-Barr, a student at Friendswood High School, has been selected as a national finalist for The Songbook Academy. Barr is one of forty students from nineteen states in The U.S. to compete in the high school intensive. She will perform on Saturday, July 22, at the Songbook Academy final concert at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, … Read More

FHS Signing Day 5-17-17

Six Friendswood High School athletes signed letters of intent on National Signing Day, May 22nd, on campus. The six consist of (From L-R) Andrew Briones (lacrosse at Newberry College), Logan Romano (lacrosse at Newberry College), Baily West (wrestling at Graceland University) , Jacob Crain (baseball at Concordia University), Michael Claunch (diving at Missouri State University), and Theresa Eldridge (women’s basketball … Read More

FISD approves raise for teachers, bus drivers

In an effort to stay competitive with bordering districts, the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees approved a $2,500 salary increase for all teachers and an hourly increase of $1- $1.50 for bus drivers but both increases are contingent on the State Legislature approving a school funding bill. May is typically the month that FISD brings the proposed teacher salary schedule, … Read More

Friendswood ISD Trustees names finalist for superintendent

News Release The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees, at a special meeting on May 15th, unanimously voted to name Thad Roher in Friendswood ISD, as the lone finalist for superintendent. By law, the Board must now wait 21 days before voting to hire Mr. Roher. Thad Roher is slated to replace retiring Superintendent Trish Hanks. The Board has … Read More