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

Brant Perry – Staff Spotlight

Brant Perry usually begins his day at 4 a.m. when he gets ready and makes the drive from Missouri City to the Friendswood ISD bus barn. Once he arrives at work around 6 a.m., he settles in, does his routine check-ups on his bus, and starts his route to pick up his “important passengers.” These passengers are what makes the … Read More

FISD District leaders shadow students on campuses

During the week following students’ return from Winter Break, Friendswood ISD District leaders were asked by Superintendent Thad Roher, who also participated, to shadow a student for part of a school day. Roher said he asked administrators and principals to participate in the activity in order to better understand students and what they go through while at school. “We are … 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

Danita Jacobson – Staff Spotlight

If you ever met Windsong Intermediate Special Education Teacher Danita Jacobson, you would immediately recognize her kind heart and humble spirit. She would be the first to tell you that she does not like attention but would rather stand in the background and serve others quietly. However, despite her soft-spoken nature, Jacobson’s impact has rung loudly across the Windsong campus … 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

Student Spotlight – James and Nathan Pine

It doesn’t take a gathering of angels appearing above their heads to get James and Nathan Pine to “come sail away.” The Windsong fifth-graders make the 1977 Styx song background noise as they compete in regattas, both nationally and internationally. The Pines’ interest in the sport came after spending time sailing with their grandpa during the summer when they were … Read More

Bales and Windsong Destination Imagination Teams Advance to State

On Feb. 16, students from Westwood Elementary, Bales Intermediate and Windsong Intermediate competed in the Destination Imagination Gulf Coast Regional Competition. One Windsong team and one Bales team won first place in their respective divisions. Bales also came home with the Torchbearer Award for making a difference in their community, and Windsong won the Instant Challenge Medal for having the … 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