The following students at Friendswood High School were selected by their teachers for showing the Character Trait of the Month: Trustworthiness. The students were invited to a breakfast held in their honor and each received a tee shirt with the character trait on it: Matthew Mohr, Darby Blodgett, Caroline Collins, Devon Jones, Kayla Wooten, Addison Cobb, Ruben Gonzales, Eyad Youssef, … Read More

FHS’ Math Department wins Chili Cookoff celebrating CTE month

To celebrate Career Technology Education (CTE) month at Friendswood High School, a Friendswood High School Department Chili Cook-Off that was hosted by CTE under the direction of Executive Director Debbie Woodson. Each department cooked two pots of chili. Tables were decorated around each entryís theme and name and set up in the Culinary Arts kitchen. Judges included Deputy Superintendent Thad … Read More

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