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

FHS has four named National Merit Semifinalists

Friendswood High School had four students named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition. This competition evaluates the scores high school students (not exceeding their junior year) receive on their Preliminary SAT (PSAT) / National Merit Qualifying Test (NMQT) to create a selection index score. This score is calculated by doubling the sum of the reading, writing and language, … Read More

Gracie Kempken – Student Spotlight

The first time Gracie Kempken ever walked into an FFA convention, she was just twelve years old, navigating her seventh-grade year. She was a dancer, but the FFA State Convention was not a place where flowy, bedazzled outfits necessarily fit in. Instead, she sat in an icy coliseum and watched thousands of students dressed in blue and gold corduroy jackets … Read More

Health Science Students Travel Abroad

Six (6) Health Science students and one (1) Health Science Teacher took a health science-related trip to England and Scotland from July 16-24, 2019. In England the students took a medical walking tour, visited the Florence Nightingale Museum, participated in a forensic workshop, rode the London Eye, saw “Wicked” the play, went on the “Jack the Ripper” tour,  visited the … Read More

FHS Theatre Department to Travel Abroad for Prestigious Festival

The Friendswood High School Theatre Department has been selected to travel to Scotland next month to perform at the International Edinburgh Festival, the largest art festival in the world. Twenty students will present FHS’s award-winning performance of Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen. The group will be participating as a part of the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF). AHSTF runs … Read More

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

FISD proposes changes to current class rank system

During the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 13, FISD administrators proposed eliminating class rank after the top 10 percent in Friendswood ISD. The proposal comes as a direct result of FISD’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan which calls for the year one specific result: Establish a system that eliminates class rank and cultivates each student’s unique path. In … Read More