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The following FHS students were recognized for showing the character trait Respect:  Kayla Andrews, Malik Berlanga, Samantha Bishop, Jake Bradshaw, Garion Breed, Jillian Bizarro, Caroline Collins, Kelly Colwell, Conner Cross, Chris Daigle, Cassie Fowler, Ruben Gonzales, Camaron Herrmann, Marshall Hoskins, Sydney Huff, Devon Jones, Reid Kohls, Chris Lemon, Walton Gray Martin, Robert Moody, Rachel Mims, Bryan Nyakiti, Weston Owens, Kelai … Read More

Adult ESL


Congratulations to FISD staff who graduated from an English as a Second Language Computer Class that was co-sponsored by the Friendswood Community Education Department and the Mexican Institute of Houston. This was an extensive 100 hour course that provided instruction on various computer skills. Mari Castellanos, Custodial Supervisor, provided leadership to this class and did a great job encouraging all … Read More


Congratulations to the 49 FHS singers who advanced to the second round of auditions for the All-Region Choir on Saturday, Sept. 28.  The auditions were held at Angleton High School. Students advancing, and earning membership in an All-Region Choir are: Soprano 1 – Samantha McHenry (1), MarissaFroneberger (2), Jenny Plackemeier (4), Nattie Wroblewski (5), JoJo Twyford(11), Leila Johnson (14), Addie … Read More

Best Friends Club


As a fun Fall activity the Best Friends Club at Friendswood High School held a skating party. Turnout was great, according to sponsor Vicki Hartzell.

Hutchings Honored at FHS Distinguished Alumni Event

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Comcast Executive, Hutchings, to be Honored at FHS Distinguished Alumni Event September 30, 2012 –Friendswood, Texas – Former Friendswood graduate Matthew Hutchings will be honored by the Friendswood Education Foundation and the FHS Alumni Association at the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Banquet on October 10. A 1981 graduate of Friendswood High School, Hutchings serves as President and General Manager of Comcast … Read More

“Race for the Cure”

The Cheerleaders and Boys & Girls Basketball Teams will be running in the Susan G. Koman “Race for the Cure” on October 5. FHS Cheer 4 Change & Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure! Click and join and/or donate, walk or run with us.  Help achieve $4000 goal together as FHS Races for the Cure! “One woman’s fight becomes … Read More

FISD uses School Messenger to get the word out


Just a few years ago, getting an emergency telephone message to the families of 6,000+students and staff members in four minutes would have been impossible. Not anymore. Friendswood ISD is using School Messenger, an automated system that will enable school officials to accomplish this task and much more. By using School Messenger, FISD officials can record a telephone message and … Read More

Westwood-Bales Knit-For-Service Club begins 11th year

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

FJH gives Character Counts awards


Four FJH students were given Character Counts awards for last week. The winners included Steve Robles in seventh grade, Anna Davis and Dylan Soliz in eighth grade and seventh grader Madison Veyna, not pictured.

Amy Ross

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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