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“True Tiger” Student of the Week Gwyn Britten (Third grade)-November 8th

“True Tiger” Student of the Week Gwyn Britten (Third grade)-November 8th

Hallie Thompson, Writer/Photographer

November 18, 2019

Congratulations to third grader Gwyn Britten for being this week’s “True Tiger” student of the week. Gwyn has shown the true character of a Tiger by exhibiting kindness, grit, initiative, and hustle. Gwyn will be honored during the morning announcements, and she will receive a DQ Blizzard. "It's...

7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center Provides Learning Opportunities

7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center Provides Learning Opportunities

Hallie Thompson, Reporter; Photographer

November 6, 2019

7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center in Amarillo, Texas is a non-profit equine assisted therapy facility. It is located four miles off of I-40 on Pullman road, 7 Star caters to children and adults with physical and physiological disabilities. According to the 7 Star website, equine assisted therapy is...

“True Tiger” Student of the Week: Kaylee Ratterree (First Grade)-Oct. 21

“True Tiger” Student of the Week: Kaylee Ratterree (First Grade)-Oct. 21

Hallie Thompson, Reporter; Photographer

October 21, 2019

Congratulations to first grader Kaylee Ratterree for being this week’s “True Tiger” student of the week. Kaylee has shown the true character of a Tiger by exhibiting kindness, grit, initiative, and hustle.  Kaylee will be honored during the morning announcements, and she will receive a DQ Blizzard. "Kaylee...

“True Tiger” Student of the Week: Elizabeth Oliveira (4th Grade)-Oct. 14

“True Tiger” Student of the Week: Elizabeth Oliveira (4th Grade)-Oct. 14

Hallie Thompson, Reporter; Photographer

October 14, 2019

Congratulations to fourth grader Elizabeth Oliveira for being this week's "True Tiger" student of the week.  Liz has shown the true character of a Tiger by exhibiting kindness, grit, initiative, and hustle.  Elizabeth will be honored during the morning announcements, and she will be given a DQ Blizzard. This...

“True Tiger” Student of the Week-Oct. 8: Michael Morris (Grade 4)

“True Tiger” Student of the Week-Oct. 8: Michael Morris (Grade 4)

Hallie Thompson, Reporter; Photographer

October 8, 2019

What does it mean to be a Groom Tiger?  Starting this week, we will be honoring a deserving student weekly that has shown the true character of a Tiger.  A "True Tiger" exhibits kindness, grit, initiative, and hustle.  The student will be honored during the morning announcements, and he or she will...

Coach Peet’s Year of Firsts

Coach Peet’s Year of Firsts

Hallie Thompson/Camila Caro, Reporters

October 3, 2019

After coaching and teaching in Miami for seven years, Coach Tory Peet has joined us at Groom ISD.  “It's been a breath of fresh air,” Coach Peet said. “It's been fun.” Coach Peet is the head junior high football coach and assistant high school football coach.  "He is such an encourageme...

Groom Cubs Football Phenomenon Eryka Kuntz

Groom Cubs Football Phenomenon Eryka Kuntz

Jordyn Prather, Writer

September 18, 2019

When you think of football, you may imagine a bunch of junior high or high school boys preparing to make touchdowns, but this year, one player is defying those stereotypes.  Eryka Kuntz, a seventh grader at Groom school, is the only girl on the junior high football team.  “I’m playing for ...

What FFA Means to Us

What FFA Means to Us

Diana Surratt, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Staff Writer Diana Surratt Explains the Impact FFA has on Students I believe that the FFA plays an important role in our high school and future lives. FFA teaches kids business and life skills they will use when they get older. I am a proud FFA advocate for Groom, TX. FFA is an important part of my e...

Four Generations

Four Generations

Chandra Rice, Editor

October 17, 2018

Generations Of Groom Attendees seen in the Halls of Groom School Raymond "Ray" Britten visited the halls of Groom school. Ray is the oldest living Groom High School graduate from the class of 1939. "He's always up for storytelling; always smiling and positive," grand-daughter Sara Hudson said. ...

Counting Ace’s Lucky Stars

Counting Ace’s Lucky Stars

Diana Surratt, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Local Horse Stuck in a Life or Death Situation “What if he has it?” “Then we will have to end it, he can’t live in pain.” This was Ace’s grim fate, a 9-year-old registered quarter horse here in Groom, TX. He was full of energy and life until a few weeks ago. Doctors thought it was Hunter...

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