HB5-Future FISD students will declare “majors”

This fallís incoming 9th graders at Friendswood High School will not only be “the Class of 2018,” but also the first to be using new graduation requirements passed in the last session of the Texas legislature. House Bill 5 allows high school students to participate in process similar to declaring a major, which the legislators called “endorsements.” The new process … Read More

BPA Club at FHS wins medals at regional competition

Business Professionals of America held its regional competition at Alvin Community College recently. The FHS chapter competed and brought home several medals. Of the medalists, 12 qualified for State and will compete in March. Shanika Silva won first place in Prepared Speech. The Parliamentary Procedure Team also won first place. The team consists of Dylan Dickens, Kyle Dickens, Kevin Hodge, … Read More

All State Choir

Congratulations to four FHS Choir students who successfully auditioned for membership in the Texas All-State Choirs on Saturday, Jan. 11. The auditions were held at Deer Park High School and included both singing and sight-reading components. Junior Shelby Allison will be in the All-State Mixed Choir; Shelby is a 2-year All-State member.  Junior Nattie Wroblewski was selected for the All-State Women’s … Read More

5 FYFA Scholarships

5 FHS athletes receive FYFA scholarships Five $1000 scholarships werepresented recently to one cheerleader and four football players by theFriendswood Youth Football Association. President Butch Brazzel presented the checks to the students in the Walter Wilson Fieldhouse at Friendswood HighSchool. The student athletes were chosen for displaying good teamwork, great discipline, and a positive attitude each day to their coaches … Read More

FHS Engineering talks to Space

Students from Friendswood High School’s Introduction to Engineering Design class spoke live with Col. Mike Hopkins aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Tues, Jan 14, 2014. Studentswere allowed to ask Col. Hopkins a variety of questions and see and hear his answers and demonstrations.  Questions varied from the taste of the food, to orbital mechanics, to radiation protection. Col. … Read More

Malorie Yarbrough Face of Friendswood

Malorie Yarborough, a fifth grader at Windsong Intermediate, is the 2013-2014 Face of Friendswood. Community members looked up into her sweet face on a banner right by City Hall recently. She is the face for the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation Adopt a Grant program.  The program, in its fifth year, is underway and allows community members, businesses and friends of … Read More

TAGT Student Showcase

Bales and Windsong GT students represented FISD at the Texas Association of Gifted and Talented Conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on December 6, 2013. Students shared their projects with GT teachers from all over the state. Fourth grade students studied the country of Malawi, Africa and created wire sculptures called galimotos similar to the ones … Read More

TCEA Robotics Competition

Robotics teams from Friendswood Junior High, Bales, and Windsong competed in the TCEA Area 4 Robotics Competition on December 14, 2013.

4 Choir named to All-State Choir

Four Friendswood High School  Choir students successfully auditioned for membership in the Texas All-State Choirs on Saturday, Jan. 11.  The auditions were held at Deer Park High School and included both singing and sight-reading components. Junior Shelby Allison will be in the All-State Mixed Choir; Allison is a 2-yearAll-State member. Junior Nattie Wroblewski was selected for the All-State Women’s Choir, … Read More

ARCHAEOLOGY

Archaeology Dig Westwood and Cline 3rd Grade SEARCH students got to experience the life of an archaeologist on November 21. Students applied their knowledge of archaeology as they worked together to excavate artifacts from the mock sites of Egypt, Williamsburg, Utah and Pompeii. They sketched each artifact on a grid, measured it and photographed it.