FJH students travel to Peru for the educational experience of a lifetime

On July 9, students from Friendswood Junior High School traveled to Peru for an educational tour with FJH Spanish Teacher and Student Council Advisor Kim Hall. Their eight-day stay was filled with many adventures and learning opportunities. Exploring the capital city of Lima and the center of the historic Inca civilization in Cusco, the group came to learn about the … Read More

FHS Theatre Department to Travel Abroad for Prestigious Festival

The Friendswood High School Theatre Department has been selected to travel to Scotland next month to perform at the International Edinburgh Festival, the largest art festival in the world. Twenty students will present FHS’s award-winning performance of Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen. The group will be participating as a part of the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF). AHSTF runs … Read More

HOSA International Conference Results

Last week Shriya Alli and Haley Romine had the opportunity to attend the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida. Besides the United States, students from Mexico, Canada, China and American Samoa were in attendance and competed. The students competed in First Aid/CPR Skills. “I am pleased to announce that the students placed in the top 10 at the conference. … Read More

FISD School Board makes changes to class rank policies

Friendswood ISD joins a number of high performing school districts who have changed their high school class ranking policies. Board members voted unanimously in favor of changes to board policy EIC Local Monday, June 10, 2019. The vote capped an eight-month process of district research which included input from students, parents and staff. The research gathered supports the understanding that … Read More

FHS Graduation 2019

On Sunday, May 26, 501 graduates from Friendswood High School class of 2019 walked the stage of the Don Coleman Community Coliseum in Spring Branch ISD. The graduating seniors selected the class motto, “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re … Read More

FISD proposes changes to current class rank system

During the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 13, FISD administrators proposed eliminating class rank after the top 10 percent in Friendswood ISD. The proposal comes as a direct result of FISD’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan which calls for the year one specific result: Establish a system that eliminates class rank and cultivates each student’s unique path. In … Read More

Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament of Champions

On Thursday, May 16, Friendswood Junior High hosted its 11th annual Rock, Paper, Scissors (RPS) Tournament of Champions. Prior to the start of the competition, eighth-grade students competed against their peers in their math class until a winner was established in each class. From there, the 22 individual winners from each class advanced to the tournament to compete against “the … Read More

A message from the principals

As another school year in FISD comes to an end, we can’t help but reflect on the amazing memories that we made, the learning that occurred and the lives that were changed. Here is a word from each principal on how the 2018-2019 school year was for their school. Westwood – Kristin Moffitt: This year has been all about learning new … Read More

FISD hires a new Executive Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning

On May 13, the Friendswood ISD School Board of Trustees approved Superintendent Thad Roher’s recommendation to hire Lauren Ambeau as the new Executive Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning. Ambeau has worked in education for 17 years, her most recent position being the principal of Brookside Intermediate in Clear Creek ISD. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M … Read More