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Chamber Announces Annual Truck Raffle

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The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce is selling raffle tickets for $10.00 each till Friday, July 4, 2014! Drawing will be held at 9:00pm before the fireworks display in Centennial Park. You do not need to be present for the drawing. This year there are three trucks to display, but only …

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FISD Boosts Staff and Fees

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Friendswood students may notice several new faces when they return to class Aug. 25. At Friendswood High, Bruce Bolden Jr. will teach social studies and Paige Ramsey will serve as Spanish teacher and coach. Jennifer Sicuro was also approved as Social Studies teacher and coach at Friendswood High. The school …

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Friendswood Heats Up with Summer Activities

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June 4th is the last day of school for Friendswood ISD students, and opportunities for summer fun and learning aren’t far away. At the Friendswood Library, the Summer Reading Club kickoff takes place, with an Arts Alive! Performance at 10:30 a.m. For younger children, the library will host a Petting …

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Local Family Seeks National Title of “Most Playful”

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Family “dance parties” and trampoline time are routine for one Pearland family that’s now in the running for the most playful in the country. In a video submitted to the contest and now on YouTube, the Holloman family – using homemade costumes and props – emphasizes using imagination to perk …

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Special Ed to Destroy Files

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FISD will soon dispose of the confidential Special Education records of former students who have received special education assessment, instruction or related services for the 2006 – 2007 school year. If parents, adult students, or former students do not want confidential records destroyed, they should make that request in writing …

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Pearland Receives Communication Awards

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The City of Pearland received top honors in two categories in the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards, recognizing communications excellence. The awards were received in the Publication Design category for the City’s Calendar & Annual Report, and the Electronic Communications category for the City’s monthly electronic …

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All-Class Reunion to Honor Dr. K

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A two-day celebration of the life and work of longtime FISD educator Myrlene Kennedy will include an “all class reunion” for those she touched: the staff and alumni of Friendswood High. The first-ever Myrlene Kennedy Memorial All-Class Reunion is scheduled on June 13 and 14 at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. …

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Mustangs Edge Out Santa Fe

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Sometimes when two evenly matched teams face one another in a win or lose situation, the outcome may be determined by the overall emotional demeanor of one of the teams. In the final game of the best-of-three series between Friendswood and Santa Fe, it was clear that the Mustangs had …

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Sportspark to be Re-bid

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The long awaited Shadow Creek sports park hit a snag Monday night when Pearland City Council opted to reject the sole competitive bid and rebid the project. The $13.36 million bid came in over the city’s $8.5 million budget. The complex was one of a number of park projects included …

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Neighborhood Center Needs Fans

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The holiday season may draw attention to charity and goodwill, but the most crucial time for needy families in Texas hardly involves snow. As summer heats up and schools prepare for vacation, the Pearland Neighborhood Center is asking the community for much needed supplies to help struggling local families with …