Houston Kraft inspires Friendswood ISD staff

Friendswood ISD faculty and staff came piling in through the doors of the Friendswood High School auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 9 to listen to Houston Kraft, motivational speaker and founder of CharacterStrong, speak words of inspiration for the new school year. Kraft has spoken globally to promote his message of building strong character within school systems in order to create … Read More

Westwood Elementary hosts Kinder Kamp

On the morning of Aug. 3, the sound of shuffling feet and little voices could be heard echoing off the brightly-decorated halls of Westwood Elementary as new students attended the first-ever Kinder Kamp. Teachers allowed incoming kindergartners to come in before the start of school to take a tour of the building, show them the classrooms and teach them the … Read More

Under the Oaks is back for a second year

Friendswood ISD is happy to invite the community to attend the second annual Under the Oaks celebration. The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in front of the Friendswood Schools Museum.   It will be an evening of fellowship for the students, parents, staff and community to hear from Superintendent Thad Roher … 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

48 Hour Tennis Marathon

FLYER Prepare your greatest swings and grunts because the 48-hour Friendswood High School Tennis Tournament is approaching. There will be no fault in participating in this great fundraiser as the Friendswood High School tennis team invites the community to come out and challenge its players to a game, asking only for donations in return. The marathon of non-stop tennis play … Read More


Last week you received a report highlighting several of the areas of focus for the district to date related to safety.  It has been a busy week of working on the safety plan so I wanted to send you another update on FISD’s progress in preparing for a safe and secure start to the 2018-2019 school year: School Safety Advisory … Read More