Jacob Sansom – Student Spotlight

Of Vince Lombardi’s many great quotes, perhaps one of his most well-known sayings is, “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” The quote leads to another universally-known quote: “Easier said than done.” It’s one thing to say you’re going to get up when you fall; it’s another thing to actually get up. Though Friendswood High … Read More

FHS Musical Theater Performs Fiddler on the Roof

Friendswood High School’s 51st annual Musical, Fiddler on the Roof opened last weekend to standing ovations. One of the most beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of the Russian-Jewish peasant Tevye as he tries to balance tradition against the pressures of his changing world. Set in Czarist, Russia just before the Revolution, Fiddler on … Read More

Friendswood Mustangs Swim/ Dive Regional Results and State Qualifiers

The Mustang swim/dive team traveled to Magnolia High School this past Friday and Saturday to compete in the Region 6-5A regional championship meet.  Each of the 8 Texas regions automatically sends the top two finishers in the championship race to the State meet. There are 8 additional “call ups” in each event for a total of 24 swimmers swimming each … Read More

Friendswood Mustang Swim and Dive Team wins district meet

This weekend the Friendswood Mustang Swim and Dive team hosted the 2019 District 24 meet. The Mustangs competed against Barbers Hill, Waltrip, Katy Paetow, Stafford, Milby and Northside High Schools. The top six finishers in each event continue onto region next Friday and Saturday which is being held at Magnolia High School. All Friendswood swimmers and divers are advancing onto … Read More

Ben McAndrews – Student Spotlight

To write about the game of men’s basketball and not quote Michael Jordan would be a crime, so here it goes: words of inspiration from the man, the myth, the legend himself. Jordan once said, “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” By all accounts, Friendswood High School senior Ben McAndrews was never … Read More

FHS conducts annual Science Fair

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Friendswood High School hosted its annual science fair. Ninth and twelfth-graders participated in the fair, located in the school’s library. Throughout the morning, students presented their projects as more than 20 judges made their rounds and scored their work. Winners were announced following the judging. In the ninth-grade division, biological category, the winners placed as follows: … 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

Daniel Londa – Student Spotlight

The Scout Oath reads as follows: “On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.” The obligations that come when taking the Scout Oath are to be completed not … Read More

FISD hosts Juuling and Vaping seminar

Vaping and juuling have been dubbed an ‘epidemic’ across America, and Friendswood is no exception. With assistant principals, primarily at the junior high and high school levels, seeing an increase in confiscations of Juuls and other electronic cigarettes, Friendswood ISD decided to host a seminar at Friendswood High School on Dec. 12 to educate the community on the dangers of … Read More

Student Spotlight – Sam Legendre

Ready, Set, Teach is a two-block class at Friendswood High School that allows high school students to help in elementary school classrooms four days of the week. In those classrooms, the Ready, Set, Teach students aid in working with the students and teachers in an effort to prepare themselves to work in education one day. Amongst these students is senior … Read More