FHS celebrates Homecoming for 2019, Class of 2000

The Friendswood High School Mustangs battled the Hightower High School Hurricanes during their Homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 25 at Henry Winston Stadium. The Mustangs reigned victorious in a 21-2 win. During halftime, Homecoming candidates were escorted onto the field for the winners to be announced. The Homecoming Queen candidates were Ofelia Asemota, Shannon McGill and Anna McHenry.  Deegan Gause, … Read More

Friendswood High School hosts 10th annual Marching Festival

The 10th Annual Friendswood Marching Festival – Small Town Big Sound was held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Congratulations to the 2019 Champions, Clear Brook High School Marching Band. Second Place went to Pearland High School Marching Band and the Dawson High School Marching band took third. The 5A class winner was Grand Oaks High. The night ended with Friendswood’s … Read More

Macie Simecek – Student Spotlight

Famous painter Bob Ross once said, “Look around. Look at what we have. Beauty is everywhere – you only have to look to see it.” Ross was able to bring the beauty of this world to life through art, something Bales third-grader Macie Simecek knows a lot about. Inspired by the works of artists like Ross and Frida Kahlo, aspiring … Read More

The Friendswood Special Olympics Swim Team Brings Home Gold

The Friendswood Special Olympics Mustang Swim Team had a successful season this year that included the Gulf Coast Area 22 competition in Sugar Land, the Greater Houston Area 4 competition and the State Competiton. Between the three events, team won 68 gold medals, 37 silver medals, 10 bronze medals and 9 ribbons.  The group included 17 athletes and seven unified … Read More

Astronauts and cosmonauts visit FISD schools

Three astronauts and cosmonauts visited Friendswood ISD campuses on Wednesday, Oct. 16 as a part of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) Community Day. The ASE is an international nonprofit professional group and educational organization that strives to bring together astronaut/cosmonaut delegates from all over the world for educational purposes. The group currently has approximately 400 astronauts and cosmonauts from … Read More

Pepper Smith – Staff Spotlight

Whenever Pepper Smith was a little girl, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. She would go with her aunt to her one-room schoolhouse in Collinsville, TX and write on the chalkboard and pretend she was the one in charge. She grew up and went on to graduate from Sam Houston Teachers College, making her dream a reality when she landed … Read More

Sydney Le – Student Spotlight

At the beginning of this school year, Windsong fifth-grader Sydney Le received a surprise in the mail. It was a letter from the President of the United States. Le had written to him as a part of a class assignment the year before where students were asked to write a letter to an influential person. “I had to write my … Read More

FHS students teach kids in Bales’ Spanish Club

Every Friday morning this school year, select Friendswood High School seniors are working with 140 Bales Intermediate students to teach them the basics of the Spanish language in the Bales’ Spanish Club. The partnership is the result of a new Board-approved class at the high school called Spanish Seminar. For FHS students to be a part of the class, they … Read More

Sharon Dixon – Staff Spotlight

Whenever Bales 5th grade teacher Sharon Dixon was a little girl, her dad would tell her she could do anything – be anyone – she wanted if she put her mind to it. As she made her way through life, Dixon held tight to her father’s words and became many things: a student, a volunteer, a wife, a mother, a … Read More

Makayla Logsdon – Student Spotlight

Friendswood High School has great athletic programs with many teams winning District, advancing to playoffs and some even going all the way to State. While this is incredible, there is a group of people helping the players get there that often go unnoticed. Head Athletic Trainer Megan Duncan calls her group of student trainers “the team behind the team,” and … Read More