FHS Golfers heading to State competition

Five golfers representing Friendswood High School are heading to State competition. Recently, the Boys Varsity Teams competed in the Regional tournament at River Ride Golf Course and the first team finished second overall. This qualified them for the State golf tournament April 28-29 in Austin at The University of Texas Golf Club. “We played very well under a tremendous amount … Read More

All Superiors for four FHS Bands at Concert, Sight Reading contests

The Friendswood High School Bands recently participated in the UIL Region 17 Concert and Sight Reading Contest at Pearland High School recently. All four FHS bands earned all Superior Ratings from all the judges. That is a perfect score. No other high school in the region had all of their bands earn all superior ratings, according to Band Director Greg … Read More


FHS student Emily Dundee was chosen out of hundreds of applicants to attend the Western Art Academy, which includes four weeks of art instruction, housing, meals and interaction with other art students from neighboring districts. Dundee was honored by FISD Trustee Ralph Hobratschk at the April Board meeting.

Making a Difference too!

Melanie (Farris) Beran (left) was honored by FISD Trustee Ralph Hobratschk and the Board for “Making a Difference” on the Bales campus. She helps support ESL students in the classroom, covers lunch duty with the primary students and works as the PE aide.

Making a Difference

Lynette Oldham (center) was honored at the April FISD Board meeting for “Making a Difference” on the Westwood-Bales campus by Superintendent Trish Hanks. Trustee Ralph Hobratschk (left) also recognized Oldham on behalf of the Board. Oldham who teaches at Westwood Bales wa the 2013 Teacher of the Year at Bales Intermediate.


FISD Trustee Mike Shaw (right) recognized the students who attended the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) State Career Development Conference at the April Board meeting.


At the state Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) competition, FISD was represented by 21 students. Ten earned first place awards and ten earned second place and were recognized by FISD Trustee Dr. David Montz at the April Board Meeting.

Three FHS Students Part of International Percussion Competition

FHS students Steven Pitts a tenor player, Max Conrad a snare player and Blake Stanfield amulti-percussionist returned with their group Lone Star Independent Percussion Ensemble with a 1st place at Winter Guard International competition in Dayton, Ohio, April 11th and 12th.  This group consists of 29 percussionistfrom across the state (including these local high school’s Pearland, Dawson, Dobie, Clear Lake, Deer Park, … Read More

JH Student attends Duke Program at UH

Ulrich asked to a secondDuke trip to UH   Joshua Ulrich was nominated to participate and was selected for asecond time to attend the University of Houston, TIP DUKE SCHOLAR weekend program on April 12-13 2014. Several young students from the Houston and surrounding counties had this opportunity. Out of 130 kids selected, he was 1 of 80 accepted to … Read More


With the help of EMS, PHI helicopter services, the Fire and Police Departments, Jeter Funeral Home and other groups, Shattered Dreams program was presented at FHS for juniors and seniors April 16-17. In Day 1, the simulated wreck scene occurs. Also numbers of students become the "walking dead" to depict numbers of individuals killed each year by drunk drivers. On … Read More