Local News for Friendswood, Texas


The Budding Gardener

Sow seeds inside for a head start outside By Michelle Thompson Winter is a great time to plan a spring garden.  Planting from seed is fun, saves money and offers more variety.  Growing seedlings inside under preferred conditions gives plants a head start and extends the growing season. Consider seeds … Read the rest of READ MORE.

Remembering Ted Thomas Sr.

We are saddened to announce the passing of another member of our FISD family, former Superintendent Ted Thomas Sr. on the morning of Dec. 28, 2020. Thomas began his career in FISD when he served as the principal of Friendswood High School in 1967. Two years later in 1969, he became the first assistant superintendent READ MORE.

FISD names new Executive Director of Human Resources

Friendswood ISD officially named Lindsey Foley the Executive Director of Human Resources during the FISD School Board of Trustees Meeting on Monday, Dec. 14. Foley has been with Friendswood ISD since 2017, serving in the role of Director of Business Services since 2019.  Previously, she held the position of Accounting Manager. Prior to her time in READ MORE.

Benson honored by Library

By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood City Manager Morad Kabiri addressed Council at their meeting December 7, 2020 with library news. According to his report, Harold Benson was the recipient of this year’s Friendswood Library Outstanding Programming Award. Benson was recognized for his leadership in the planning and execution of a month-long … Read the rest of READ MORE.