FISD Education Foundation Kicks Off #WeAreMighty Movement

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) raised more than $11,000 for FISD employees through its #WeAreMighty campaign which began on Apr. 1. FEF partnered with the District to sell merchandise including t-shirts, decals and yard signs with the original #WeAreMighty logo.   The campaign was started not only as a way to support FISD staff, but also to rally the community … Read More

FISD Education Foundation Wins TEFN Outstanding Achievement Award

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Texas Education Foundation Network (TEFN) Outstanding Achievement Award. The honor is awarded to the Foundation for the Mustang Association Student Grant Committee Meetings. The TEFN Outstanding Achievement Award was created to recognize excellence and exceptional performance of Texas school foundations that are impactful, innovative, outcome-driven … Read More

FEF Awards More Than $234,000 in Grants to FISD Teachers in Virtual SurPrize Patrol

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) wrapped up its annual Adopt-A-Grant Campaign on Friday, Apr. 3 with a record-breaking SurPrize Patrol that awarded more than $234,000 in grants to FISD teachers.  Traditionally, FEF closes out the year by awarding grants to FISD teachers in a pep rally-style celebration on each campus. However, this year, due to the District’s closure in … Read More

FISD Education Foundation Hosts 20th Anniversary Gala

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) hosted its 20th Anniversary Gala, Flappers & Dappers on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. The 1920s-themed celebration brought together more than 370 guests united around FEF’s mission of supporting and enhancing FISD by providing innovative and engaging learning opportunities for all students through its Adopt-A-Grant … Read More

FISD Education Foundation Kicks Off Inaugural Student Grant Committees

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) hosted the inaugural Student Grant Committee Meetings on Friday, Nov. 22 where a group of students selected grants to purchase with the funds raised on their campus through FEF’s Mustang Association campaign. The goal was to expand the ways FEF supports FISD by creating a unique learning experience for students.  “I am so proud … Read More

FEF Adopt-a-Grant Campaign is LIVE!

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) kicked off its annual Adopt-a-Grant Campaign on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2. Grants for unique classroom resources are written by teachers, inspired by students, and brought to life with the support of the community. Since its inception in 1999, the Foundation has funded over $1.2 million dollars in grants for FISD. The Foundation posts all … Read More

FISD Education Foundation Hosts Annual Sporting Clays Tournament

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) hosted its annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, Oct. 4 at the Greater Houston Gun Club. The Foundation welcomed 100 guests for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and friendly competition that raised over $30,000. All funds raised from the event will support the Foundation’s mission of supporting and enhancing FISD by providing innovative and … Read More

Friendswood ISD Education Foundation Welcomes New Directors to Board

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation welcomed five new members to the Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 school year. Among the new faces to the Foundation are Leah Direkly, Piper Garbarino, Brandon Kinsey, Candace Metz and Julie Sims. “I’m so excited about our newest group of directors,” FEF Board President Kelly Lovell said. “They are truly a talented and passionate … Read More

Family Announces Legacy Gift Commitment to Friendswood ISD Education Foundation

Carla & Jordan Stinson commit the first Legacy Gift to the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation.

Local resident, Carla Stinson, has committed $200,000 in planned estate giving to the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF). Stinson’s gift is the first of its kind in FISD and will pave the way for a new generation of giving.  Stinson said her desire to give comes after the amazing experience her daughter, a 2004 graduate of Friendswood High School, had … Read More

FISD Welcomes New Faces With A “Roaring” New Employee Luncheon

Friendswood ISD welcomes over 70 new faces to the Mustang Family at the New Employee Luncheon on Friday, August 2, 2019.

The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation (FEF) hosted a Roaring 20’s New Employee Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 2 at Hope Village Event Center. The District welcomed more than 70 new faces to the Mustang Family. “FEF is honored to host the FISD New Employee Luncheon each year,” FEF Executive Director Ashley Adair said. “As a new employee myself, it was such … Read More