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

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year By: Paige Ridout With the FEF Gala theme announced as New York, Friendswood is all a buzz and getting ready for February 16, 2019. There are a few gala tables available if you do not have yours already. Visit the new website: www.fisdedfd.schoolauction.com/nyc2019 for all the details. On this site, … Read More

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year

FISD Education Foundation is all about New York this year By: Paige Ridout With the FEF Gala theme announced as New York, Friendswood is all a buzz and getting ready for February 16, 2019. There are a few gala tables available if you do not have yours already. Visit the new website: www.fisdedfd.schoolauction.com/nyc2019 for all the details. On this site, … Read More

Senior Style Show

On Dec. 2, the Friendswood High School Alumni Association hosted the 2018 Winter Wonderland FHS Senior Style Show at the McRee Ford Show Room. The event was held to raise funds for scholarships to be given out to graduating seniors. Approximately 150 people were in attendance. This was the first year the Alumni Association put on this type of event. … Read More

FISD Supports Trees For Life

This holiday season, Friendswood ISD has chosen to support an organization close to the hearts of many in the Friendswood community: Trees for Life. Founded by former FISD parent Laurie DeClaire, Trees for Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for pediatric cancer research at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. DeClaire’s son Patrick was a nine-year-old student at … Read More