FHS honors Top Ten Graduates

Despite having to adjust to a new way of distance learning, the Top 10 Friendswood High School graduates have been named. The FHS leadership team, led by Principal Mark Griffon, traveled to each student’s house on Friday, May 1 to deliver a congratulatory message and yard sign while maintaining social distancing. Valedictorian for the Class of 2020 is Anushka Jetly. … Read More

FISD introduces three new hires

The FISD Board of Trustees approved three new hires during its virtual Board meeting on Monday, May 11. Ashley Birmingham has been named an Assistant Principal at Friendswood High School. She has been employed in FISD for 11 years and active on the FHS campus from the start. She has helped coach UIL students, Academic Decathlon, Academic Octathlon, senior class … Read More

FHS senior is selected for the Texas Youth Preparedness Council

Congratulations to Friendswood High School junior Gillian Smith on being selected to serve on the Texas Youth Preparedness Council for the 2020-2021 school year. The Texas Youth Preparedness Council brings together youth leaders from across the State who are interested in emergency preparedness and making their communities more resilient in the face of potential disasters. The council provides an opportunity … Read More

FHS Theatre Wins Big in Virtual Tommy Tunes Awards

The Theatre Under the Stars held its annual Tommy Tunes Awards on Tuesday, April 28. In a field of 50 schools, Friendswood High School Theatre received 13 nominations, including best musical, for its performance of Matilda, the Musical. The awards were held virtually and the students all tuned in to see which schools would win. “It was a thrilling virtual … Read More

Wendy McAshlan named Windsong Principal

On April 27, the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees approved Wendy McAshlan as Principal of Windsong Intermediate for the Fall of 2020. McAshlan has been an employee of FISD since 2007 when she came to the District as a fifth grade English/Language Arts teacher at Windsong Intermediate. In 2013, she moved into a reading specialist position at Windsong where she … Read More

Friendswood ISD Brothers Make Face Shields For Healthcare Providers

Cline Elementary first-grader Max Nieto and Windsong Intermediate fourth-grader Roman Nieto III have been working with their parents Dr. Roman Nieto and Dr. Crystal Nieto to make protective face shields for healthcare providers. Their efforts have not gone unnoticed as KPRC produced a story over the family on the evening of Thursday, April 2.  Max’s teacher Chelsea Herrera said she … Read More

FHS Theatre’s Matilda Brings Home 13 Tommy Tunes Nominations

Sunday, March 22 the Tommy Tune Nominations for 2020 were announced. The Friendswood High School musical Matilda has received thirteen nominations for the 2020 Tommy Tune Awards sponsored by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston (TUTS). The FHS musical is nominated for best musical, best ensemble, best lighting design, best scenic design, best stage crew execution, best orchestra, best musical … Read More

3/12/20 Update Regarding COVID-19

In order to help prevent the broader spread of COVID-19, Friendswood ISD is joining with districts across the region in closing next week, March 16-20. All school activities/events will be canceled. Continue to closely monitor communication from the district for additional information for both parents and FISD employees.

3/11/2020 update regarding COVID-19

We hope you are having a good Spring Break! FISD is continuing to closely monitor information concerning coronavirus (COVID-19) and follow the guidance and expertise of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Galveston County Health Department and Texas Department of State Health Services. FISD has a scheduled conference call Friday afternoon with the greater Houston area school districts … Read More