FISD hosts Screenagers Parent Power Session

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Friendswood ISD hosted its first Parent Power Session of the year by doing a screening of the documentary Screenagers in the Friendswood Junior High Auditorium. Parent Power Sessions were started by the District during the 2018-2019 school year as a way to educate and empower parents about hot topics their students might be facing. Screenagers follows … Read More

Ashlyn Killian – Student Spotlight

Everyone’s life is filled with high notes and low notes, but for those who have crossed paths with FHS senior Ashlyn Killian, the notes are mostly high. Killian has been a part of the FHS Choir program for the past four years and is currently serving as president of the group. She said four years ago, she would have never … Read More

Audra Byerley – Staff Spotlight

Cline art teacher Audra Byerley was once a student in Friendswood ISD, even attending Cline in kindergarten and first-grade. She described herself as being “awkward” and “quiet” back then, keeping to herself most of the time. But, whenever Byerley was engulfed in art, she did not feel awkward or quiet; she felt happy. Finding it to be an escape for … Read More

FHS celebrates Homecoming for 2019, Class of 2000

The Friendswood High School Mustangs battled the Hightower High School Hurricanes during their Homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 25 at Henry Winston Stadium. The Mustangs reigned victorious in a 21-2 win. During halftime, Homecoming candidates were escorted onto the field for the winners to be announced. The Homecoming Queen candidates were Ofelia Asemota, Shannon McGill and Anna McHenry. Deegan Gause, … Read More

Pepper Smith – Staff Spotlight

Whenever Pepper Smith was a little girl, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. She would go with her aunt to her one-room schoolhouse in Collinsville, TX and write on the chalkboard and pretend she was the one in charge. She grew up and went on to graduate from Sam Houston Teachers College, making her dream a reality when she landed … Read More

Sydney Le – Student Spotlight

At the beginning of this school year, Windsong fifth-grader Sydney Le received a surprise in the mail. It was a letter from the President of the United States. Le had written to him as a part of a class assignment the year before where students were asked to write a letter to an influential person. “I had to write my … Read More

FHS students teach kids in Bales’ Spanish Club

Every Friday morning this school year, select Friendswood High School seniors are working with 140 Bales Intermediate students to teach them the basics of the Spanish language in the Bales’ Spanish Club. The partnership is the result of a new Board-approved class at the high school called Spanish Seminar. For FHS students to be a part of the class, they … Read More

Makayla Logsdon – Student Spotlight

Friendswood High School has great athletic programs with many teams winning District, advancing to playoffs and some even going all the way to State. While this is incredible, there is a group of people helping the players get there that often go unnoticed. Head Athletic Trainer Megan Duncan calls her group of student trainers “the team behind the team,” and … Read More

FJH Student Named Finalist in Broadcom MASTERS STEM Competition

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public on September 18 announced the 30 finalists in the 9th annual Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) middle school competition. Amongst these 30 finalists was Friendswood Junior High eighth-grader Ganesh Venu for his project “Can Potassium Help Save Water In Rice Production?”  Broadcom MASTERS, a program … Read More

Danyelle Moreno – Staff Spotlight

Westwood Elementary gifted and talented teacher Danyelle Moreno knew she wanted to teach since she was a little girl. She would spend her summers volunteering at summer school and loved seeing knowledge be passed along. More than anything though, Moreno loved seeing when students and teachers understood the material and each other. Moreno said she did not always feel understood … Read More