Kris Peek – Staff Spotlight

Cline and Windsong Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Facilitator Kris Peek has always had a love for learning and language. Born in the Philippines, she fluently spoke English and Filipino, but she would soon find herself having to learn a completely new language and be engulfed in a completely new culture. When she was 11, Peek and her family moved … Read More

Betsy Conn – Staff Spotlight

Bales fifth-grade language arts teacher Betsy Conn has worked at Bales since its opening 26 years ago. She grew up in Nacogdoches and graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University alongside her husband Lance. The two then started looking for jobs and found themselves in Friendswood. “I knew nothing about Friendswood, I didn’t know anything at all,” Conn said. “I … Read More

Jovan Stojkovski – Student Spotlight

Friendswood ISD has students who come from all over the world, and one of those students is Windsong fifth-grader Jovan Stojkovski. Jovan was born in Skopje, Macedonia, a country located near Albania and Greece, in 2009. When he was just four years old, Jovan’s family decided to move to America in pursuit of better jobs and ended up finding themselves … 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

FISD welcomes back its employees at Convocation

The auditorium at Friendswood High School was filled with excitement on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 7 as 840 Friendswood ISD employees kicked off the start of a new school year at Convocation. The event got off to a great start with Superintendent Thad Roher recognizing new employees, including a few FHS alumni. Following a short introduction, he asked the … Read More

Family Announces Legacy Gift Commitment to Friendswood ISD Education Foundation

Local resident, Carla Stinson, has committed $200,000 in planned estate giving to the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF). Stinson’s gift is the first of its kind in FISD and will pave the way for a new generation of giving.  Stinson said her desire to give comes after the amazing experience her daughter, a 2004 graduate of Friendswood High School, had … Read More