William Clyburn – Student Spotlight

Whether he is on the stage, marching on the field or just simply walking down the hallway, William Clyburn was made to stand out. The FHS senior is someone who is known throughout the campus and throughout the community for his contagiously outgoing personality. Clyburn uses his bold nature in many campus activities. He is a member of the FHS … 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

May 1 Signing Day at FHS

Allie Hansen, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent to play water polo for Villanova University. She was named captain of both the swimming and water polo teams during both junior and senior years, led swim team to a 3rd place finish at the 5A state meet as a 1st-team all-state swimmer (2019), school record holder in the … 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

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

FHS wins big at 2019 STEM Challenge at UHCL

On Saturday, April 6, Friendswood High School had 16 computer science students compete in the 2019 STEM Challenge at the University of Houston Clear Lake. The team competed against nearly 40 other teams, including teams from local community colleges and UHCL. FHS won many of the top awards offered. The STEM Challenge is funded through the National Science Foundation and … Read More

Galveston County Fair Results

“Please help us congratulate the following students for their success at the 2019 Galveston County Fair and Rodeo (3/29-4/06). This fair is what our students work hard for all year long,” said FHS Agriculture Science Teacher Rachel Hults. (*18 Friendswood FFA members made the Jr. Market Livestock and Jr. Commercial Heifer Auctions) Jr. Breeding Beef Heifers Beefmaster • Kiki Hubbard 1st … Read More

Thomas Mataro – Student Spotlight

One of the most common fears people have is public speaking. The idea of standing in front of a crowd with all eyes glued on them is enough to make some people shudder. To get up and speak on a hot-button issue, however, is arguably even more frightening. When Friendswood High School senior Thomas Mataro joined the Academic Decathlon, AD, … Read More

Wranglerettes Attend National Competition

The Friendswood High School Wranglerettes attended the MA National Dance Competition on the weekend of March 22nd in Fort Worth. The team came home as National Champions with many of their dances as well as other top awards. The team was awarded first place in its jazz and kick routines, and third place in its pom routine in the extra-large … Read More