FHS English III Teachers Implement A New Grading System

Last school year, a group of Friendswood High School English III teachers came together to implement a new form of non-punitive grading into their classrooms. The way it works is most assignments are considered “formatives,” or a way to practice a new skill. The students receive a score and feedback on the assignments, but the grade does not count for … Read More

FHS honors Top Ten Graduates

Despite having to adjust to a new way of distance learning, the Top 10 Friendswood High School graduates have been named. The FHS leadership team, led by Principal Mark Griffon, traveled to each student’s house on Friday, May 1 to deliver a congratulatory message and yard sign while maintaining social distancing. Valedictorian for the Class of 2020 is Anushka Jetly. … Read More

FHS Theatre’s Matilda Brings Home 13 Tommy Tunes Nominations

Sunday, March 22 the Tommy Tune Nominations for 2020 were announced. The Friendswood High School musical Matilda has received thirteen nominations for the 2020 Tommy Tune Awards sponsored by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston (TUTS). The FHS musical is nominated for best musical, best ensemble, best lighting design, best scenic design, best stage crew execution, best orchestra, best musical … Read More

Mustangs Swim and Dive team find immense success at the State meet

The Friendswood High School Mustangs Swim and Dive team competed at the two-day State meet in Austin on Feb. 15 and 16, finishing in fourth place out of 110 high schools. This year’s Girls 5A Champions are Lubbock High School who won the State meet with 186 points, Austin Johnson High School placed second with 177 points, Magnolia High School … Read More

Friendswood High School Signing Day

On Feb. 5, five Friendswood High School seniors signed their letters of intent on National Signing Day. Braden DeCuir signed a letter of intent to play soccer for the University of Dallas. Another honor includes being named to the Team All-District Academic team for 2019. DeCuir was joined at the signing by his parents Brian and Erin DeCuir, brother Brodie … Read More

Brant Perry – Staff Spotlight

Brant Perry usually begins his day at 4 a.m. when he gets ready and makes the drive from Missouri City to the Friendswood ISD bus barn. Once he arrives at work around 6 a.m., he settles in, does his routine check-ups on his bus, and starts his route to pick up his “important passengers.” These passengers are what makes the … Read More

Friendswood Mustang Girls and Boys Win Swim & Dive District 24 5A Meet

The Mustang District Swim and Dive meet took place Friday and Saturday against high schools from Katy Paetow, Waltrip, Milby, Stafford, Barber’s Hill and Northside. The Friendswood girls won District with a score of 262 points, with Katy Paetow placing second with 102.5 points.  Friendswood boys also won the district meet with a score of 207 points with Katy Paetow … Read More

FHS senior Anushka Jetly selected as a finalist for the Regeneron Science Talent Search

FHS senior Anushka Jetly was announced as one of 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, on Jan. 22. Alumni have gone on to have world-changing careers in STEM fields and earn some of the most esteemed academic honors, including the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal, … Read More

Trevor Reifel – Staff Spotlight

It is funny how sometimes life can bring a person full circle back to where they started, only this time to serve a new purpose; a new role. Friendswood High School Ag Science Teacher and FFA Sponsor Trevor Reifel was someone who experienced the full circle moment in life when he started as an FFA student and came back as … Read More