Friendswood High School is having Dress UP days sponsored by Student Council. Monday is “Movie Monday; Tuesday-Texan Tuesday; No Dress Up PSAT Wednesday; Throwback Thursday; and Spirit Day Friday. The week will honor the Class of 1997.
The district is currently celebrating its 77th year of Friendswood Schools and this anniversary the Friendswood Schools Museum will be opening its doors on Thursday, October 20 at 4:30pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The grand celebration will be held on the steps of the Old Junior High located between Spreading Oaks and Laurel Drive.
The newly decorated hospitality room will be serving refreshments and welcome the many volunteers who worked on the museum along with alumni and special guests coming to see the museum for the first time.
After the opening ceremony, the museum will be open to the public and the community is welcome to tour the four rooms full of pictures, letter jackets, dresses and other precious mementos dating back to 1939. For those unable to make the opening Thursday, the museum doors will remain open for Homecoming weekend on Friday and Saturday from 10am – 4pm.
The Homecoming Parade will begin at 6:30pm followed by a pep rally at 7 pm in the Chase (Texas Commerce) Bank parking lot. The parade has the 2016 theme: There’s an App for That!
Awards of $100 will be given to floats in the following categories: Most Creative, Most Spirited, Best Use of Theme and Best Class Float.
Open house will be held Friday, beginning at 1 pm for those alumni returning. This would be a good opportunity for anyone to see the high school buildings and visit with faculty and the student body. Those attending will see many changes from the days they spent at FHS.
A pep rally is scheduled for Friday, October 21 at 3:08 pm in the Henry Winston football stadium.
The Junior Class, as a fundraiser for their prom and other activities, will host pre-game dinner. They will be serving BBQ Brisket, potato salad, beans, bread, pickles and onions and homemade desserts. The doors will be open from 4:30-7 pm in the FHS Cafeteria. Tickets are $10 available at the door.
Halftime will include introductions of the Class of 1997 as a group, and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and Football Sweetheart. Queen candidates include Amanda Froneberger, Elaina Roher, Yuqi Xu. Sweetheart candidates are Natalie Crowder, Isabelle Naylor, Claire Owens.
Let’s not forget the game! The Friendswood Mustang Football team will host the Clear Lake Falcons in a District 24-6A game. Go Mustangs!