Friendswood Independent School District’s Superintendent Trish Hanks announced to the board of trustees on Monday her plans to retire from her 40-year career in education and 32 years with the district. Hanks has led the district as the superintendent for 15 years and will remain in her capa…
Students and faculty at Friendswood High School will join others across the nation in February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education Month.
The sixth annual Adopt-A-Grant program began Dec. 1 in the Friendswood Independent School District. If you happen to be at one of the district schools you will know it’s Adopt-A-Grant season by listening to the teachers cheer as they watch to see the red sold sign go across their online grant.
Thanksgiving is a season for recognizing the abundance of opportunities and blessings that are given to us. Because education has been such a key part of our culture, sometimes it can be taken for granted. Therefore, we should add education to our list of things we are thankful for.
Friendswood ISD Education Foundation held its second annual Sporting Clay Fall Fundraiser on Oct. 31. The top team’s bragging rights were up for grabs with Harvey Builders being the inaugural top team winner of last years sporting clay event.
Shanghai will be the theme for the 2017 annual gala fundraiser for the Friendswood Independent School District’s Education Foundation.
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…
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 cl…
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.
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.
A Simply Southern Summer was the inspiration for this year’s New Employee Luncheon hosted by the Friendswood Education Foundation.
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.
The city of Friendswood will gather for the 121st annual Fourth of July celebration today. The 2016 theme is “Honoring Your Local Heroes.”
On June 4, 533 graduates from Friendswood High School class of 2016 walked the stage of the Don Coleman Community Coliseum in Spring Branch.