The Official French High School Alumni Website

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I hope your visit brings back pleasant memories of your years at:

Beaumont, Texas - 1927 - 1986

Pope Street

Big Bill I & II

Concord Rd.

The purpose of this web site is to serve as a centralized information resource.
Here you will find old friends, catch up on what's new about class reunions, activities
and help to keep us informed of what you've been doing since leaving FHS.

I want to pledge honor to
French High School
'neath the pines so green and cool,
Where my heart is yearning,
for the place of learning
And the school I love so well.
I want to keep its banners flying
Over standards so high and true,
and be proud of the Orange and White,
For it's

Onward to victory French High
We're here to see you through!
Voices and spirits rising
You know that we're for you!
French High School keep on fighting
Keep fighting never sway!
Orange! White! Buffs! Fight!
We're for you all the way!
Yeaaaa Orange! Yeaaaa White!
Yeaaa Buffs, fight, fight, fight!
Orange, White, Buffs, Fight!
We're for you all the way!


History of FHS
"FHS through the years"

1927 - 1986
read the history of FHS see great photos!
[updated: 11/15]


Sign Guestbook
so that you will:

  • Be listed on your class page
  • Receive notice of reunions
  • Aid in locating lost classmates
  • Be findable by your classmates

  • Alumni & Friends

      View NEW Guestbook
      you will be able to
      read the most recent entries!

      *Be sure to come back and
      scroll down, to read
      the guestbook by class!

    We went to French eager for new experiences. - We wanted to be a part,
    to be with friends, and have a good time.
    We did those things through many activities.
    We paraded in the streets - We built bonfires - We decorated the halls
    We cheered at pep rallies - We went to the games
    We danced - We cheered - We cried
    And we experienced life....

    *NEW -- search the FHS pages!!

    If you are looking for a person or event, just type in the name,
    hit search, and it will take you to all the pages within your search.
    I hope this helps and will be fun to use..
    Let me know if you have any problems with it.
    **Please note, that if you search for Jane Doe Harris, it will pull up pages with Jane Doe Harris, all Jane's and Harris's,
    and if you search for Jane Doe Husband.. it will pull up pages with "HUSBAND of"!

    Obituary Page ------- Read new Obituaries

    Memorial Page ------- Gone But Not Forgotten
    * See alumni we have lost by class.

    The New Online Courier ---- FYI - Reunion information
    * links & stories

    FHS Veterans ------ We Honor Our Veterans
    * say hello to our Veterans

    FHS Night Out ------ monthly dinners around town
    * a night of fun!

    In The Spotlight! ---- Alumni in the Spotlight
    * you could be next! ** New, Updated 11/15

    FHS Rings ---- heart warming story of finding FHS rings
    *list your lost ring here!

    Time Capsules ------ FHS Time Capsules
    * looking for our time capsules.

    Memorabilia ---- take a walk down memory lane :-)

    Big Bill! ---- Big Bill around town

    Belles ---- say hi to the Belles

    Football ---- We are the champions

    Recipes ---- Cooking with FHS

    Scrap Book ---- photos sent in by alumni

    Yearbooks! ---- yearbook covers thru the years

    You are important to us!
    So be sure to update your
    email address.
    SO other alumni can contact you.
    Make sure your name is "linked"
    in the guestbook
    Send updates to:

    ~~ FHS pride~~

      Remember; Our teachers & faculty,
      Bon-fires, Friday morning pep-rallies,
      Cruisin' 11th St., The Circle,
      Battle of the bands at Gateway,
      The Gaylynn, The Circle! The Pig Stand
      The Hub, Better Burger,
      or going to Lou Ann's & Big Oaks? :-)
      Weekends at Crystal Beach?
      Ohhhh... What memories!
    Items of Interest

    FHS Night Out
    Class of '66 Reunion
    Class of '67 Reunion
    Visit The New Online Newspaper
    for more information
    The New Online Courier

    ~~~ Guestbook by class! ~~~

    Staff '27 - '45 '46 - '47 '48 - '49 '50 - '51 '52- '53 1954
    1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
    1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
    1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
    1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
    1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

    View Senior Class Yearbook Photos!
    1927 - 1928 & 1929 need

    ****New: '49, '50, '51, '54, '55, ,56, '77, '78, '79,

    30 need '31 need 1932 '33 need '34 need '35 need '36 need '37 need 1938 '39 need
    '40 need 1941 '42 need '43 need '44 need '45 need '46 need 1947 1948 1949
    1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
    1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
    1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
    1980 1981 1982 '83 need '84 need 1985 1986 closed closed :-(

    Friends and family please sign the guestbook.
    ( at the top of the page )
    You were a big part of our past!
    The FHS website is a place where other
    Beaumont Alumni could say hi and
    where parents can be apart of FHS again too!
    I encourage all visitors to sign this guestbook!

    The FHS page was first started in 1998, when I was "looking for a few friends" and that's what it was!
    It was called looking for friends from FHS! :) We all have come a long way, from my 8088 computer, my stroke, to where I am today.. all because of YOU! You have made the page what it is today..... Thank you!

    Policies: - submission, use, permissions, and "legal":

    The FHS Alumni web pages are designed and maintained by me, Beth Segree. There is no representation by The BISD, or any other party responsible for the operation or presentation of these web pages, as to the validity of personal information contained herein.
    I try my best to represent FHS in a honest, sincere and Loyal way. I do my best to post interesting and accurate information and to keep you posted on events and information. I also try to keep the Memorial page accurate. I can ONLY LIST what I receive from other classmates, family and those I see in the paper. I do not list suicides as cause of death, families have suffered enough, without my posting this. I try to list cause of death if known. My deepest apology to any pain or suffering I have caused by listing names that should not belong on there.
    The FHS Alumni Page reserves the right to edit or decline to publish profiles and other submissions at its discretion.

    Privacy Policy:
    Unless otherwise specifically indicated, all information submitted to me for the FHS Page is deemed to be information released for public disclosure and posting on The FHS Website.

    Other Policies:
    I'm not responsible for links posted on alumni profiles, though I do try to browse them before listing. I try to give credit where credit is due.
    I try to update in a timely manor. Please keep in mind, it takes a lot of time and love for FHS to maintain the website. If there are any corrections that need to be made, please email me and put FHS in the subject. I get a LOT of emails and sadly some go to my spam box. If you don't see the corrections with in a week, email me again. thank you

    Please do not use graphics, or photos from any pages without permission or stating where you got them. I spend hours looking for and designing graphics.... All rights reserved.
    Copyright - 1998 - 2015
    Thank you for your SUPPORT.

    Webmaster: Maribeth Segree - would have been '69, but left in the 10th grade ('67) after only a few months @ FHS, but my blood has always been ORANGE! or