HOSA International Conference Results

Last week Shriya Alli and Haley Romine had the opportunity to attend the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida. Besides the United States, students from Mexico, Canada, China and American Samoa were in attendance and competed. The students competed in First Aid/CPR Skills. “I am pleased to announce that the students placed in the top 10 at the conference. … Read More

FISD School Board makes changes to class rank policies

Friendswood ISD joins a number of high performing school districts who have changed their high school class ranking policies. Board members voted unanimously in favor of changes to board policy EIC Local Monday, June 10, 2019. The vote capped an eight-month process of district research which included input from students, parents and staff. The research gathered supports the understanding that … Read More

FHS Graduation 2019

On Sunday, May 26, 501 graduates from Friendswood High School class of 2019 walked the stage of the Don Coleman Community Coliseum in Spring Branch ISD. The graduating seniors selected the class motto, “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re … Read More

Ruben Rubalcava

If there is one thing that can universally bring people together, it is food. Everyone loves to eat. From gourmet mushroom risotto to a classic American cheeseburger, the thing that makes these dishes so delicious is the same thing that makes all of life’s moments sweeter: love. Friendswood High School senior Ruben Rubalcava has been in the FHS culinary arts … Read More

Alexa Swett receives Student Hero Award

On May 1, State Board of Education member and former FISD Board of Trustees member Matt Robinson visited Cline Elementary to present third-grader Alexa Swett with the District 7 Student Heroes Award during a pep rally. The award is given out once a year by the State Board of Education. In the application, the Board asked for students of any … Read More

Tony Laurito – Student Spotlight

When trying something new, most people ease into it by getting their toes wet and testing the waters; however, Friendswood Junior High seventh-grader Tony Laurito dives in head first to the things he loves. At just five years old, Laurito began swimming competitively. It was obvious from early on that he had a natural talent for the sport, but as … Read More

The Chamber honors the Top Ten FHS Graduates

With graduation a month away, the Top 10 Friendswood High School graduates have been named. The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce honored the group for their academic success on Thursday, April 25, at the Green Event Center. Valedictorian for the Class of 2019 is Thomas Hamre. During his time at FHS, Hamre was a part of the Boys Basketball team, Student … Read More

Carter Payne – Student Spotlight

If ever you meet Bales Intermediate fourth-grader Carter Payne, you may not immediately see how exceedingly talented he is because of his humility and quiet demeanor; but, if you ever have the privilege of watching him perform, there will be no denying he is very gifted. Payne’s main passion lies in musical theater, but for being someone who performs in … Read More

Natalie Alnas – Student Spotlight

When you hear the word “genius” perhaps your mind immediately thinks of Stephen Hawking or Albert Einstein, but Friendswood ISD believes anyone can be a genius, no matter how famous or how old. Genius Hour is something that was implemented across elementary schools in FISD four years ago. The idea was taken from big-business companies like Google and Microsoft who … Read More

Caroline Velek – Student Spotlight

To dance is to tell a story; each turn a new chapter, each movement a reflection of peaks and valleys. To dance is to enliven tales that may not otherwise be told, so today, let us dance with Caroline Velek as we tell her story. Velek is a senior at Friendswood High School and the Grand Marshal of the Wranglerettes. … Read More