FHS Homecoming traditions – panel review

Every family has its traditions and the Friendswood High School family is no exception. There are deep-rooted traditions in the Mustang family, especially dealing with Homecoming, but how do people really feel about the traditions? Are they relevant? Are they outdated? Are they vital to the culture of Mustang Pride? Three people weighed in on this. Meet the panel: Pepper … Read More

Student Spotlight – Luke Revere

Friendswood High School senior Luke Revere is the modern-day version of Clark Kent / Superman by showing how two very different worlds can collide into one. Revere puts every stereotype to rest when it comes to defining a “classic jock” or a “classic nerd.” Instead of allowing himself to be categorized, Revere pursues his passions with equal ambition. Revere is … Read More

Student Spotlight – DJ Jacob Garza

Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Windsong Elementary fourth grader Jacob Garza is a walking billboard of this concept. For the past two years, Garza has been living out his dream of becoming a professional DJ. His journey first began when his uncle gave him his first … Read More

FJH continues to have success with the Mustang Impact program

The word “impact” is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “to have a direct effect on.” To effect is to change, and at Friendswood Junior High, the effect – the change – being seen in students since the start of the Mustang Impact program, has been one of positivity, safety and support. The Mustang Impact program was started by Principal … Read More

Seussical the Musical invitation

The Friendswood High School Theatre Department’s production of “Seussical the Musical” opens on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the FHS Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium. The show follows an award-winning musical written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty which adapts numerous famous Dr. Seuss books including “The Cat in the Hat” and “Horton Hears a Who!” into one cohesive tale. … Read More

Student spotlight – Quinn Radtke

Not everyone expresses themselves through words; some express themselves through art or dance or music, but Friendswood High School sophomore Quinn Radtke expresses herself through tennis. “Tennis is a great way for me to express myself since I’m very shy,” Radtke said. “It allows me to be active and show my work ethic.” It is her quiet ways and inspiring … Read More

FISD receives top rankings from Niche

Friendswood ISD has been ranked by Niche, a data analysis website, first in the Houston area for being the best school district with the best teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. According to its website, Niche “combines rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to highlight the best schools, companies and neighborhoods.” These reviews are gathered from student, parent and community ratings … Read More

Strategic Planning Summits

Friendswood ISD has partnered with Engage2Learn (e2L), an approved Texas Education Agency (TEA) blended learning provider, to put a new strategic plan in place for the 2018-2023 school years. This strategic plan will be the framework for the decisions made by FISD for the next five years. In recognition of the importance of the strategic plan, Friendswood ISD would like … Read More

The first day of school

The Friendswood ISD school year officially began on Aug. 15. For each person, the first day of school is a special experience, so today we would like you to hear the stories of four different people through their own unique perspectives. The first day of school through the eyes of…. A teacher This morning, Brittani Parker, a Friendswood Junior High … Read More

Friendswood ISD makes changes to school times and bus routes

As a new school year rapidly approaches, Friendswood ISD would like to remind parents and students of a few changes that have been implemented for the 2018-2019 school year. These changes come in response to a parent survey about the calendar, a growing desire for embedded professional learning and committee recommendations in order to better serve our students. To stay … Read More