FHS English III Teachers Implement A New Grading System

Last school year, a group of Friendswood High School English III teachers came together to implement a new form of non-punitive grading into their classrooms. The way it works is most assignments are considered “formatives,” or a way to practice a new skill. The students receive a score and feedback on the assignments, but the grade does not count for … Read More

FISD Named #1 School District in the Houston Area by Niche

Friendswood ISD has been ranked by Niche, a data analysis website, as the number one school district in the Houston area for the 2020-2021 school year. The District also ranks in the Top 10 Best School Districts in Texas. According to its website, Niche “combines rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to highlight the best schools, companies and neighborhoods.” These reviews … Read More

FHS Theatre Department to Host Drive-Thru Haunted House

The Friendswood High School Theatre Department announced its 11th Annual Haunted House will be presented as a drive-thru experience on Oct. 31. On Halloween night, the FHS purveyors of panic move their popular haunted house from the back of the auditorium and transform the bus lane at the front of the school into a haunted highway. Zombies attack, madmen run wild, clowns … Read More

Virtual Learning in FISD Builds Relationships, Even Through a Screen

Every morning, students wake up and go to school. For some, that means walking outside, getting on a bus, and entering a classroom. For others, it means opening a computer. In Friendswood ISD, 26 percent of students are attending school virtually this nine-weeks, though that number will decrease to 13 percent for the second nine-weeks. Virtual learning in FISD is … Read More

Pink Out Game

The annual PINK OUT game hosted by FCCLA is this Friday, October 9 at the home game. We would LOVE for everyone to wear pink so we can PINK OUT the stands for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. We are selling shirts and all proceeds will get donated to the American Cancer Society. If you would like to buy a shirt email Denise Fancett [email protected] They are $15. 

FHS Swim and Dive Team hosts its first meet of the season

The Friendswood High School Swim and Dive Team hosted the “FISD Sprint Kickoff Meet” at the Friendswood Natatorium on Saturday, Oct. 3. For their first meet of the season, the Mustangs competed against Clear Springs and Alvin High School. The Friendswood girls and boys teams both won the meet with the girls scoring 750 and the boys scoring 604 for … Read More

Westwood Opens Its Outdoor Learning Center

While the world continues to step further into the digital realm, Westwood Elementary is taking a step back into nature with the opening of its outdoor learning center. Located in what was once just a grassy area, the space is dedicated to allowing kids to be outside, work interactively, and be creative. “Over the past few years, the trend is … Read More