Making a Difference

Lynette Oldham (center) was honored at the April FISD Board meeting for “Making a Difference” on the Westwood-Bales campus by Superintendent Trish Hanks. Trustee Ralph Hobratschk (left) also recognized Oldham on behalf of the Board. Oldham who teaches at Westwood Bales wa the 2013 Teacher of the Year at Bales Intermediate.


FISD Trustee Mike Shaw (right) recognized the students who attended the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) State Career Development Conference at the April Board meeting.


At the state Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) competition, FISD was represented by 21 students. Ten earned first place awards and ten earned second place and were recognized by FISD Trustee Dr. David Montz at the April Board Meeting.

Three FHS Students Part of International Percussion Competition

FHS students Steven Pitts a tenor player, Max Conrad a snare player and Blake Stanfield amulti-percussionist returned with their group Lone Star Independent Percussion Ensemble with a 1st place at Winter Guard International competition in Dayton, Ohio, April 11th and 12th.  This group consists of 29 percussionistfrom across the state (including these local high school’s Pearland, Dawson, Dobie, Clear Lake, Deer Park, … Read More

JH Student attends Duke Program at UH

Ulrich asked to a secondDuke trip to UH   Joshua Ulrich was nominated to participate and was selected for asecond time to attend the University of Houston, TIP DUKE SCHOLAR weekend program on April 12-13 2014. Several young students from the Houston and surrounding counties had this opportunity. Out of 130 kids selected, he was 1 of 80 accepted to … Read More


With the help of EMS, PHI helicopter services, the Fire and Police Departments, Jeter Funeral Home and other groups, Shattered Dreams program was presented at FHS for juniors and seniors April 16-17. In Day 1, the simulated wreck scene occurs. Also numbers of students become the "walking dead" to depict numbers of individuals killed each year by drunk drivers. On … Read More

Best of Texas

Brooke Regian, winner of the “Best of Texas” award and an $800 scholarship from the Texas Career Technology Council, is recognized by FISD Trustee Dr. Matt Robinson at the April Board Meeting.  

Kindergarten RoundUp

Kindergarten Round Up May 1 for Friendswood ISD It is Kindergarten Round UP time for Friendswood ISD. A special kindergarten registration will take place this Thursday, May 1 from 5-6:30 pm in the cafeteria at both schools. Students must be 5 by September 1, 2014 to register for kindergarten at Cline Elementary and Westwood Bales. The following documents are required … Read More

Board Member Robinson elected to Gulf Coast Board

Friendswood ISD school trustee Matt Robinson has been elected as a Director of the Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards (GCAASB) for the 2014-2015 school year. The GCAASB is a voluntary organization composed of more than 50 school boards in the greater Houston area to enhance the quality of education for the public school children in the Texas Gulf … Read More

FJH 7 on 7 wins STATE!

The State Championship game for 7 on 7 was against Magnolia and the 8th grade Mustangs won 28-20! Team members include (back row) Coach Corey Truman, Koleman Bell, Garrett Hurst, Nick Swaney, Johnnie Nemacek, Ben Redding, Mason Barnes, Blayde Bodde, Peter Gray, Alex DeHoyas, Justin Karam, Reid Nickerson (Front) Thad Horman, Coach Brandon Brower, and Calvin Whitaker.