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The Galveston County Daily News: Inside Friendswood

October 23, 2016

Inside Friendswood

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Homecoming 2016: A week of celebrations

This is homecoming week in Friendswood — and what a week it will be.

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Sunday 09/25/2016
Kids really do say the darndest things
Posted: September 25, 2016

How often do you have the chance to ask more than 6,000 kids in grades K-12 the same 10 questions? Well, recently I did. This is just a small sample of their insightful and adorable answers to just three of the questions. I look forward to sharing their answers to all 10 questions throughout the year.

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Sunday 09/18/2016
A 21st century struggle
Posted: September 18, 2016

Recently, I heard an English teacher describe a very real struggle for educators today; trying to prepare her seventh-grade students for the handwritten standardized test on writing while keeping up with the demands of 21st century concepts, ideas and technology integration for tomorrow’s classroom. She was asked to share her challenge.

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Sunday 09/11/2016
Friendswood ISD Education Foundation starts school year with seven new directors, two Century Club members
Posted: September 11, 2016

The new directors: Tanner Baker, M.D., Charlotte Hall, Harris Hanson, Tracy Hopkins, Cindy Lewis, Matt McGuire and Jennifer Yurachek attended their first meeting held in late May. The foundation welcomed two new members to the Century Club. Deena and Hitesh Patel, MD, joined along with Leah and Kenneth Direkly, MD.

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Sunday 08/28/2016
What teachers wish students knew
Posted: August 28, 2016

So, in an attempt to make teacher/student connections, Friendswood ISD teachers were asked to complete this sentence, I wish my students knew…

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Sunday 08/21/2016
We need you to vote in favor Sept. 10
Posted: August 21, 2016

These days, one chooses carefully with whom one discusses “the election” lest the conversation take an unpleasant turn. But if you reside in the Friendswood Independent School District, you can be part of an incredibly positive election process Sept. 10.

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Sunday 08/14/2016
Simply Southern Summer Luncheon hosted by Friendswood ISD Education Foundation
Posted: August 14, 2016

A Simply Southern Summer was the inspiration for this year’s New Employee Luncheon hosted by the Friendswood Education Foundation.

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Sunday 07/10/2016
Friendswood High School cheer team brings home top awards from camp
Posted: July 10, 2016

The Friendswood High School cheer and mascot squads recently attended the National Cheerleaders Association summer camp at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and participated in a variety of classes and competitions throughout the week.

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Sunday 07/03/2016
Friendswood ISD gears up to participate in Fourth of July festivities
Posted: July 03, 2016

The city of Friendswood will gather for the 121st annual Fourth of July celebration today. The 2016 theme is “Honoring Your Local Heroes.”

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Sunday 06/26/2016
Friendswood ISD tax ratification election
Posted: June 26, 2016

On June 13, the Friendswood Board of Trustees approved a tax ratification election. A TRE is a special election to approve an increase in a district’s maintenance and operations tax rate above $1.04.

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