Carter Karacostas – Student Spotlight

It was the King of Creativity himself, Mr. Walt Disney, who said, “Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” Encompassing all three ideas, Cline Elementary second-grader Carter Karacostas is proving creativity has no limits and no age requirement. Karacostas recently won a menu design contest for Gringos and Jimmy Changas. “My mom saw on one of the … Read More

Meet our amazing School Board

Meet our amazing School Board members… Laura Seifert – Position 1 Denise Ruiz – Position 2 Rebecca Hillenburg – Position 3, Secretary Tony Hopkins – Position 4, President Robert McCabe – Position 5 Ralph Hobratschk – Position 6 David Montz – Position 7, Vice President Why did you want to serve on the FISD School Board? Hopkins: I am a … 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

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 School Safety Advisory Committee recommendations

According to a poll conducted by the National Public Radio, 63 percent of parents are very concerned about violence and safety measures in public schools nationwide. With the recent tragedy at Santa Fe High School on May 18 of this year, Friendswood ISD has decided to take further measures to better protect its students. “We have taken action immediately prior … 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