Westwood-Bales’ third grade Knit-For-Service club is starting its eleventh year. The club invites third graders to knit; fourth and fifth graders who were in the Club as a third grader are invited back to mentor. The club has a handful of volunteers from the community who help unknot unruly yarn and teach the young knitters the garner stitch. Group meetings … Read More
Former Friendswood graduate Amy Ross will be honored by the Friendswood Education Foundation and the FHS Alumni Association at the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Banquet on October 10. A 1989 graduate of Friendswood High School, Amy Ross is an advanced space suit designer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The daughter of retired astronaut Jerry Ross, and mother Karen, who … Read More
Friendswood ISD Special Education Department gratefully accepted a generous donation of gym equipment from Maria and John Revell of Friendswood. The equipment completed a new exercise room at the FISD Special Education Transition Center located in the renovated Round Building of the former Friendswood Junior High campus, now called the Annex. Under the direction of David McKeel, the center focuses … Read More
FCCLA members to host third Pink Out Football Game Pink will definitely be the look at the Mustang Varsity Football game October 25 when those attending the game participate in the third annual Pink Out game. Sponsored by Family, Career and Community Leaders of America or FCCLA), the event is held to raise breast cancer education and awareness. … Read More
Friendswood High School’s Mighty Mustang Band will host its fourth annual marching band competition on Saturday,September 28, at the Henry Winston Stadium. “The Friendswood Marching Festival will provide an early season educational event that helps the bands prepare for the contest season,” said Greg Dick, Director of Bands. “We have the very best judges and they give tremendous positive feedback … Read More
Seven students at Friendswood High School have been selected as 2013-2014 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar or Honorable Mention recipients. NHRP Scholars include Michael Fowler, Diana Bueso-Mendoza, Savannah Fitzgerald, Bryan Fowler and Patricia Palma. Alexander Briones and Petra Laird have been named Honorable Mention recipients. Being named to the NHRP is an important academic achievement. The NHRP makes this … Read More
When Daniel Gage graduated in 1971 from Friendswood High School, he was proud to befrom a small town with its quality values and to have a camaraderie of close friends. He didn’t realize he would bring an international flair to the area as an adult. In April, 1976, Gage opened Shear Pleasure Hair Salon, the first modern, contemporary salon in … Read More
Friendswood Mayor Kevin Holland celebrated Constitution Day at Westwood-Bales with the first-graders. City Manager Roger Roecker joined him on his visit to the campus and discussed the importance of volunteerism and citizenship. Westwood-Bales appreciates them both for being character role models through their selfless service to the community.