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

Student Spotlight – Soleil Gignac

There have many times throughout history where the “impossible” became “possible.” Some people never believed humans would land on the moon until Neil Armstrong spoke his famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Some people believed robots were a thing of childhood fantasy, but now, robots are being developed that can pick up on … Read More

FHS National Signing Day

Faith Brothers, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent to run cross country for St. Edwards University. She was named MVP her sophomore, junior and senior years, and was named to the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State Team. Brothers is also involved with the Best Friends Club and the National Honor Society. Brothers was joined at … Read More

Student Spotlight – Amanda Archer

Lights, camera, action! Stories come to life through film. Whether it be a dazzled Cinderella dancing the night away with Prince Charming or a badly beaten, bloody Rocky refusing to surrender to Apollo, there is an art to film-making. As an audience, most people only see the story of the actors unfold before them on an over-sized screen with popcorn … Read More

Kimberly Hall wins TASC Advisor of the Year

Kimberly Hall, student council advisor at Friendswood Junior High, has been selected by the Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) District 7-13 as the 2018-19 Middle-Level School Advisor of the Year. Hall has been a student council advisor for five years and has guided her council to numerous awards including the Outstanding Student Council and Sweepstakes Awards and National Gold … Read More

Student Spotlight – Kevin Tran (eSports League)

With advancements in technology, an entirely new world has been created all within a screen. The line between reality and virtual reality is becoming less and less distinct as two worlds collide. Some find comfort in this escape, but as it is human nature to seek engagement with others, the escape is turning into a new opportunity to meet people … Read More

FJH 8A football team joins together after a teammate’s injury

When asking a group of people to define the word “brotherhood,” there could be several different responses. Some might answer for there to be a brotherhood, there has to be a blood relation. For some, brotherhood is a religious practice. For others, brotherhood is an unbreakable bond between people who were once strangers, but have shared experiences that connect them. … Read More

Student spotlight – Jordan Payne

Despite having the word “guard” in its name, color guard is where FHS junior Jordan Payne lets her guard down most and escapes into the rhythm of the music and the dance. This past year has not been an easy year for Jordan (details will not be disclosed), but even after many dark days, she has still managed to earn … Read More

Student Spotlight – Hunter Smyrl

Vince Lombardi once said, “Football is a great deal like life in that it teaches that work, sacrifice, perseverance, competitive drive, selflessness and respect for authority is the price that each and every one of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” Coach Lombardi believed football was one of the sweetest parts of life, and Friendswood Junior … Read More