FISD hosts an Anxiety Parent Power Session

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, Rochelle Bridges, MA, LMFT came to speak to Friendswood ISD students and parents about anxiety as a part of FISD’s Parent Power Session series. She helped define anxiety, discuss why it is problematic and how to cope with it. Bridges said a common misconception about anxiety is it is just in the person’s head and can … Read More

Meet our amazing School Board

Meet our amazing School Board members… Laura Seifert – Position 1 Denise Ruiz – Position 2 Rebecca Hillenburg – Position 3, Secretary Tony Hopkins – Position 4, President Robert McCabe – Position 5 Ralph Hobratschk – Position 6 David Montz – Position 7, Vice President Why did you want to serve on the FISD School Board? Hopkins: I am a … Read More

Houston Kraft returns to FISD

Mother Teresa once said, “People crave attention and appreciation more than they do bread.” This idea that people need love to survive is something Houston Kraft, motivational speaker and kindness advocate, promotes as he travels around the United States in an attempt to teach love and kindness. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Kraft returned to Friendswood ISD to speak with Friendswood … Read More

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year By: Paige Ridout With the FEF Gala theme announced as New York, Friendswood is all a buzz and getting ready for February 16, 2019. There are a few gala tables available if you do not have yours already. Visit the new website: www.fisdedfd.schoolauction.com/nyc2019 for all the details. On this site, … Read More

Kimberly Hall wins TASC Advisor of the Year

Kimberly Hall, student council advisor at Friendswood Junior High, has been selected by the Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) District 7-13 as the 2018-19 Middle-Level School Advisor of the Year. Hall has been a student council advisor for five years and has guided her council to numerous awards including the Outstanding Student Council and Sweepstakes Awards and National Gold … Read More

FISD receives top rankings from Niche

Friendswood ISD has been ranked by Niche, a data analysis website, first in the Houston area for being the best school district with the best teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. According to its website, Niche “combines rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to highlight the best schools, companies and neighborhoods.” These reviews are gathered from student, parent and community ratings … Read More

FISD School Safety Advisory Committee recommendations

According to a poll conducted by the National Public Radio, 63 percent of parents are very concerned about violence and safety measures in public schools nationwide. With the recent tragedy at Santa Fe High School on May 18 of this year, Friendswood ISD has decided to take further measures to better protect its students. “We have taken action immediately prior … Read More