Sean Morgan – Staff Spotlight

Though Friendswood, TX is far from New York’s Broadway, Friendswood Junior High theatre arts teacher Sean Morgan brings a big-stage feel to this small town. Morgan began working at FJH three years ago when the position came open, and he said he knew it was fate. “I had an itch to work doing creative stuff and I had a background … Read More

Brody Wyers – Student Spotlight

There is a saying that goes, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, ever goes unnoticed.” Sometimes, people do not recognize the significance of their actions until they are told, and Friendswood Junior High Special Education Teacher Tyan Hutchinson believed it was time for sixth-grader Brody Wyers to know just how much his acts of kindness have impacted her … Read More

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

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

FJH Cheerleaders strive for kindness

This year, the Friendswood Junior High eighth-grade cheerleaders will be hearing from strong females in the Friendswood community in order to encourage them to be leaders on their campus. “It’s my hope over time our girls will be more confident, positive leaders,” Stephanie Meyers, FJH cheer sponsor, said. Meyers said her idea to bring in strong, female role models came … Read More

Quan Le – Staff Spotlight

In the United States, anywhere the road leads, you are bound to see an American flag, raised tall and blowing in the wind. For so many, it is a symbol of freedom: a symbol of hope. That is what  Friendswood Junior High Janitor Quan Le sees when he looks at the flag. Le grew up in Dà Nang, Vietnam. At … Read More

FJH students travel to Peru for the educational experience of a lifetime

On July 9, students from Friendswood Junior High School traveled to Peru for an educational tour with FJH Spanish Teacher and Student Council Advisor Kim Hall. Their eight-day stay was filled with many adventures and learning opportunities. Exploring the capital city of Lima and the center of the historic Inca civilization in Cusco, the group came to learn about the … Read More

Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament of Champions

On Thursday, May 16, Friendswood Junior High hosted its 11th annual Rock, Paper, Scissors (RPS) Tournament of Champions. Prior to the start of the competition, eighth-grade students competed against their peers in their math class until a winner was established in each class. From there, the 22 individual winners from each class advanced to the tournament to compete against “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

Student Spotlight – Cole Brock, Skyler Cloyd and Nicole McGill

Whoever said breakfast is the most important meal of the day clearly has not experienced lunch at Friendswood Junior High. In early February of this year, the Best Friends Lunch Club began. It originated as a pilot program earlier in the year when teachers selected a few students to eat lunch with the special education students a couple of times … Read More