Friendswood ISD receives 15 TSPRA Communications Awards

The Communications Department at Friendswood ISD received 15 Texas School Public Relations Association awards including two Best of Category Gold Medals, five Gold Stars awards, three Silver Stars awards and four Bronze Star awards for excellence in school communications. The awards were announced at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards Celebration on February 19, 2014 during the … Read More

FISD Museum Planned

To coincide with the Friendswood Independent School District’s 75th anniversary in 2015, FISD is preparing for a new space to commemorate and preserve the past. An FISD Museum has been proposed to be located in the old Junior High, at the corner of Laurel and West Spreading Oaks. The idea was brought to the School Board of Trustees late last … Read More

Friendswood has 11 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Eleven Friendswood High School Seniors have been named “Finalists” in the 2014 competition for National Merit Scholarships (NMS). The entry pool began with 1.5 million students taking the PSAT/NMSQT. The students are: Annie S. Chen, Michael E. Fowler III, Derek A. Janak, Noelle Marie Kutz, Caroline Q. Landon, Jamie C. McCullough, Andrew D. Porter, Kristen H. Ryan, Matthew Taylor Stamy, … Read More

FJH Cheerleaders: #2 in the Nation, Awarded Superior Showmanship

For the first time in schoolhistory, Friendswood Junior High sent a squad to compete at NCA Senior andJunior High School National Championship in Dallas January 25 and 26. These 20cheerleaders received a bid to the prestigious competition from NCA during thesummer. The NCA National Championship is atwo-day competition bringing in teams from all over the nation. Prior to theirNational Debut, … Read More

Moonlight Masquerade

Moonlight Masquerade Gala set for Saturday as annual major FISD Education Foundation fundraiser Moonlight Masquerade is the mood as well as the theme for the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation’s annual major fundraiser/gala set for this Saturday at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston. Celebrating Valentine weekend, the event offers music, dancing, live and silent auction and opportunities to adopt a grant. … Read More


Cline Elementary Inclusion teacher received a grant from the Education Foundation that consisted of a structured phonics reading curriculum that helps struggling readers who are not making enough progress in the classroom.  "The program is hands-on so my students stay engaged, and since it is interactive, they look forward to reading and learning in our small group.   We all love … Read More

Adopt a Grant

Friendswood ISD Education Foundation encourages community to Adopt a Grant  in fifth year of program   Thanks to all in the community that have “adopted” a grant for teachers and staff inFriendswood ISD. The fifth year of the popular Adopt a Grant program began Dec.1, 2013 and continues through the Foundation gala a toward Spring Break. So far,131 grants have been … Read More

Galveston County Science Fair

The annual Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair was held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston. From Friendswood High School, 22 students participated and many earned awards for their outstanding projects. The event was sponsored by Galveston College, Texas A&M University at Galveston and the University of Texas Medical Branch. In the … Read More

13 German visitors attend FHS for 10 days

Friendswood High School received 13 new students Feb. 11 but it’s only temporary. They are visitors from Germany in the United States to learn more about life here. Through the German-American Partnership Program (GAPP) a group of 13 German students (8girls and 5 boys), and their 2 English teachers from the Marie-Curie Gymnasium in Dallgow-Döberitz, will be attending FHS for … Read More

WWB students perform for parents, friends to prepare for DI contest

Crazy outfits, creative ideas and lots of fun are all part of getting prepared for competition in Destination Imagination or DI. At Westwood Bales 37 students in second through fifth grades are part of six teams under the direction of Coach Stacy Mueller. Mueller has been involved in DI for approximately 10 years and is in her fifth year working … Read More