Local Trustee Participates in Leadership Program (Austin) – Tony Hopkins, trustee from Friendswood ISD joined 34 other school board members from across Texas September 26-28 at the kickoff session of the Leadership TASB class of 2014. Selected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the group is participating in a yearlong education leadership study program. These trustees represent school … Read More
FISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating Friendswood Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system. The Superior Achievement rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of FISD’s financial management and reporting system. This is the eleventh year of Schools FIRST (Financial Accountability … Read More
Recently, the Friendswood Volleyball Program paid a very special tribute to one of their greatest supporters, George Dorch. He was a man who could be seen and heard in the stands for the last 15 years. George never missed a game. He was not just a supporter of the volleyball program but other sports as well. George lost his hard … Read More
Brittney Conway and Olley Garza received FHS letterman jackets this year after awards were earned through Special Olympics in track and bowling for Conway and track, bowling adn swimming for Garza. Teacher Kassie Pustejovsky was there to congratulate the two girls along with Board member Ralph Hobratschk who read them the certificates and Superintendent Trish Hanks who shared the great … Read More
Greek food and public education were the two topics at lunch Thursday, Oct. 17 when representatives from Raise Your Hand Texas hosted a luncheon for interested citizens in the Friendswood ISD section of the city. Parents in the district, school board members, community members, school administrators, and representative from a State Representative attended to learn more about the organization … Read More
October 11 was a night of royalty at Henry Winston Stadium when two FHS students were crowned with titles befitting a homecoming event. Homecoming Queen was Samantha Henry with Taylor King Football Sweetheart. They reigned one night but will go down in history (yearbook history) of having a reign of one special night during Homecoming 2013.
The FHS Wranglerettes will help to "KICK CANCER" at the Annual St. Jude’s Give Thanks. Walk. November 23rd in Houston. After attending the Give Thanks Walk Kick-Off party on October 2nd at BBVA Compass Plaza, the Wranglerette’s director, Ashley Marmaro, the Social Officers, and volunteer, Lisa Prendergrast, were encouraged to help this year’s event. The Social Officers said, "We are proud to … Read More
Friendswood High School Forensics attended the Dobie High School Speech Tournament Oct. 5 and had its members place. The tournament ended with the following results: Maddie Warren and Walton-Gray Martin won second place in the Novice Public Forum Debate. Melyssa Perez won first place and Neha Durrani won fourth place in Novice Oration. Maddie Warren received third place and Walton-Gray … Read More