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Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

April 6, 2016

Are you guys tired of the same old first person shooters? Then, I have the game for you: "Overwatch." "Overwatch," a game made by Blizzard Entertainment mainly for online use, relies on the team "deathmatch" game mode with a few game modes mixed into it. Players can choose from several hero charac...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

March 31, 2016

Do you like space and exploration? Then I have the game for you: No Man's Sky! "No Man's Sky" is a survival explorer game where you take control of an astronaut and travel to different planets to find new life, resources, etc. While exploring planets, you can find blueprints and materials to improve...

‘Cheerleaders’ Humpty Dump for STAAR

Several high school students participated in today's

Julie Sierra and Katie Marshall

March 30, 2016

Faculty members, led by kindergarten teacher Mrs. Melissa Ritter, have been putting on STAAR Pep Rallies to help "pump up" students who are required to take the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness in various courses this week. The pep rallies have included many high school volunteers. Click...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Weatherman and Cartoonist

March 14, 2016

Hello Olympics fans, I have a game just for you: Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This game stars your favorite Mario and Sonic characters in a no hold bard battle to see who can become the ultimate Olympic champion! The new game has more characters to play as and more events to choose...

‘Sick’ Podcast Covers Spring Break Plans

'Sick' Podcast Covers Spring Break Plans

Carson Ritter, Chelsey Lamb, Charity Perry, Cade Ruthardt, and Lauren Kuehler

March 10, 2016

This week's  podcast covers the New York trip that Groom students will be taking over spring break as well as how some students intend to get well next week. Then, the goal is to survive the first week after break, which includes one act play district presentations on Monday, March 21; UIL academic...

Free Football Camp Comes

During spring break the Amarillo Venom, a member of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League, will be hosting a camp for students who want to attend on Monday, March 14, in the Groom City Park. All school-age players are welcome. The camp begins at 9 a.m. Waivers can be found at

March 10, 2016


March 3 Podcast Highlights ‘Trackedies’

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Garet Rocha, Carson Ritter, Matthew Bowen, Lauren Kuehler, Chelsey Lamb, Chandra Rice, and K'Leigh Keesee

March 3, 2016

"Trackedies," or tragedies - serious or not - that can occur while competing in track meets - highlighted this week's podcast. Other topics included Job Corps opportunities and the upcoming community meetings concerning the potential school-facility updates.

Kinder Celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

Kindergarteners celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with some great

March 2, 2016

The kindergarten class, under the direction of Mrs. Melissa Ritter, has been celebrating the privilege of reading with special activities all week long. In this photo, they are preparing for "National Read Across America Day," which is celebrated annually on March 2, the date of author Theodor Seuss...

Book Reviews with J-Dawg

Book Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Cartoonist and Weatherman

February 29, 2016

Yeah! Book reviews are back and better than ever! I bring to you more books - ones you can check out right here in our library, too! This week we're gonna look at the Michael Vey series. The story begins in Prisoner of Cell 25 with Michael Vey, a boy from Idaho with Tourettes Syndrome. Michael has ...

Korean Pop Music vs. American Pop

Girls Generation, a Korean singing group, poses for a publicity photo. Junior Julie Sierra presents readers the differences between Korean pop (K-pop) and American pop, including highlighting the way singers interact with fans. K-pop has been grabbing increased attention from American music lovers.

Julie Sierra, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Many Americans see the music industry as a place where one achieves success alone; starting from the bottom and working - or singing, as the case may be, up.  That’s how westerners do it anyway, but many foreign countries do it differently. South Korea's K-pop is just one example. Yet, people tal...

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