Dickens places 8th out of 248 at national forensics tournament

Dickens places 8th at third year of competing in National Forensics League event in Kansas City Dylan Dickens placed 8th in International Extemp at the National Forensics League Speech and Debate Tournament in Kansas City this month. Dickens was one of 248 competitors who were district champions from all 50 states competing in the week-long event. This is his third … Read More

11 yr old FJH student qualifies to compete in track Junior Olympics

  Matthew Kovacevich, upcoming sixth grader in Friendswood ISD, has qualified for the USA Track and Field (USATF) Junior Olympics. He will represent Texas in three events where there will be athletes from throughout the United States. The USATF Junior Olympics will be held July 21-27 in Houston. Athletes 18 and under from around the US who qualified in regional … Read More

Energy for Schools presents large check to Friendswood

  Crockett DuBose (middle), president of Energy for Schools, presented Friendswood ISD with a pool participation incentive check of $13,545. Superintendent Trish Hanks accepted the check and was joined by Deputy Superintendent Thad Roher. As a member of Pool 21, FISD is entitled to a one-time pool participation cash incentive. This incentive further reduces the district’s cost for electricity, helping … Read More

FHS artist wins

Friendswood High School student artist Emily Rives won first Place and a cash prize in the category of Painting at the Texas City Arts Festival on April 12. Her painting is called Reaching for Heaven. She won Best in Show for FISD and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the last two years. She also won first place in … Read More

Locks of Love

During a Wednesday Warbles morning when all WW-B students go to the gym before school starts, the annual Locks of Love donations were again held on campus. Three stylists were expected to show but only one did so not all the donors had a huge audience. Moms and daughters volunteered! The ponytails that are cut are given to provide human … Read More

Patterson signs to play basketball at Millsaps U

Friendswood High School recent graduate Jessica Patterson signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Millsaps University; Jessica was joined at the signing by her mother April and brother Trevor, Coach Daron Scott, Principal Mark Griffon,and Athletic Director Robert Koopmann. Karolyn GephartDirector of Communications Friendswood ISD

Letter of Intent A&M Track Garrett Cragin from FHS

Friendswood High School recent graduate Garrett Cragin signed a letter of intent for a Track Scholarship at Texas A&M University; Photo: Parents Michael and Joy with Garrett, (back row) Robert Koopmann, Daron Scott Karolyn Gephart Director of Communications Friendswood ISD Sent with MailTrack

Press Release: Windsong PTO gives school record amount of $$$$

PTO breaks record in giving $70,000 to grades 4, 5 at Windsong Windsong Intermediate administrators were all smiles recently when PTO officers and members stopped by to deliver something very important. The PTO group presented it in large check form and gave the campus the most money ever received there from a PTO. Each grade received $35,000, totaling $70,000. The … Read More

Local Girl Scouts build Buddy Benches for Westwood Bales

An idea from a young student in Pennsylvania has been adapted for Westwood Bales and is working well, thanks to a group of Friendswood Girl Scouts. The idea is a Buddy Bench and the project helped earn Bronze Awards for the girls involved. Recently Friendswood Girl Scout Junior Troop 26283 set out to achieve the Bronze Award, the highest honor … Read More

School Board makes an investment in the future

STORY: Since the definition of the next generation of “textbooks” includes both paper books and online resources, the Board of Trustees of the Friendswood Independent School District has approved not only purchasing the paper materials, but the next phase of classroom computers to view the online content. In Texas, new science materials have been approved for Kindergarten through twelfth grade. … Read More