8th Grader named Duke Scholar

Joshua Ulrich is an 8th grade at Friendswood Junior High and was selected into the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) . He got to participate in taking his SAT last year at Pearland High School thought this program to see where is would place. He did very well considering he was a 7th grader at the time. Ulrich was … Read More

WW-B Student Council active in community service

Student Council at Westwood-Bales is an active group who strives to put community first. Council representatives from each third, fourth and fifth grade classes along with Council officers attended the TEPSA Student Council workshop in Seabrook recently. Officers include President Kate Meador, Vice President Lily Hall, Secretary Megan Dodson and Treasurer/Historian Zoe Sellers. They learned about leadership and how to … Read More

Chemistry project for Veteran's Day

The FHS Chemistry Department participated in a Veteran’s Day project Nov. 11 and created a mural to honor veterans students and teachers know. The mural is in the upstairs math/science hallway outside room 2004. “It has been an awesome experience so far and each day the mural ‘grows,’” chemistry teacher Andrea Davidson said.

7B wins District Championship

The undefeated Friendswood Mustangs 7th grade B team took home the District Championship on Tuesday November 5 with a 30-0shutout win against the LaPorte Bull Pups. Led by coaches Corey Dalton, MarkMcKeever and Matt Veariel, the Mustangs finished their season with 6 shut-outwins, only allowing three touchdowns during the entire season. The championship game got off to a quick start … Read More

Westwood Bales students prepare for robotics

The WW-Bales Robotics team is preparing for the Texas Computer Educators Association (TCEA) Robotics Arena Competiton. The title of this year’s challenge is “Rubble Trouble” and is based on urban search and rescue. Students work in teams of three to build and program their robot to complete six tasks within the challenge. Competition is Dec. 14.

Early Texas comes to Westwood Bales fourth grade

Fourth grade students in Piper German’s classes at Westwood Bales enjoyed "experiencing" life on the Texas frontier recently as part of a grant funded by the Pete Dever family of Friendswood. In FISD, the Adopt a Grant program enables the community to help teachers get items, programs or equipment they need that cannot be funded out of district/campus budgets. The … Read More

Wranglerettes Team Up with St. Jude to help KICK CANCER: Raise Over $10,000

The Friendswood High School Wranglerettes will help to KICK CANCER  at the Annual St. Jude’s Give Thanks. Walk.November 23 in Houston. After attending the Give Thanks Walk Kick-Off party on October 2 at BBVA Compass Plaza, the Wranglerette’s director, Ashley Marmaro,the Social Officers, and volunteer, Lisa Prendergrast, were encouraged to help this year’s event. “We are proud to help because we GIVE THANKS that … Read More

FHS Forensics have great meet at Atascocita HS

Friendswood Forensics had another great meet recently at Atascocita High School. Coach is Cheryl Ryne. Dylan Dickens received first place in Foreign Extemp and first place in Congressional Debate. Kevin Hodge and Daira Brayley received first place in Policy Debate. Hodge also received third place in Policy DebateSpeaker. Drew Faxel–5th place Congressional Debate and 6th place Domestic Extemp Cassie Pierce was … Read More

Fire Demo for Culinary Students

The Friendswood Fire Department came to FHS to teach all of the Culinary Arts students fire safety. The students were able to listen to the firefighters talk about the different classes of fires and the different types of fire extinguisher. The firefighters also set up a controlled fire and the students got to use a fire extinguisher to put it … Read More

17 Freshmen from FHS make Region Band

Friendswood High School freshman band students went to the TMEA Region 17 Freshman Region Band auditions at Alvin High School. Band Director Greg Dick was happy to report 17 freshmen made the Freshman Region Band. The freshmen included Grace Cruse – 8th chair flute; Caroline Donavan – 2nd chair oboe; Andrew Morgan – 1st chair bass clarinet; Amanda Froneberger – … Read More