Groom Tiger Times

Counting Ace’s Lucky Stars

Local horse by the name of Ace has a close call by the hands of death. Luckily, after going to the vet, it was only cactus thorns. “It only cost $30 to get the horse checked,” said Sid. “I’m glad we got him checked, by the way he acted this could have easily been Hunter’s Bump, I’m glad I got a second opinion rather than acting on my instincts.”

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...

Fishtail Braid

Fishtail Braid

Saffron Eugea, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

  How to "Fishtail" braid  

Groom Teams and New Beams

Construction continues on the new gym.The construction is coming along perfect it should be completed in February of 2019.“Business as usual, the construction adds to the challenges but it will be a great year” Lamb said.  

Diana Surratt, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018

Despite all the events we have happening in Groom School this year, we also have construction going on. After having the same school for 60 years, although we have been open many more years, Groom School has been under construction multiple times adding on one part of the school at a time. In 1951 t...

Saying “Si” to Groom

Coach and math teacher Josiah

Kirsten Rice, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

From small town Rankin to small town Groom, this new coach has lots to do. "I'm most excited to be able to work with a great group of guys and coaches." said Exum. Josiah "Si" Exum is the assistant football and the head boys basketball coach, but coaching is not the only thing this new teacher...

Working to achieve Journalism success

Journalism directer Workman videos for the morning broadcast. This is Workman's first year teaching High School at Groom ISD. Workman lives in Amarillo with his wife and two kids.

Zander Mays, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

From working at the PBS station for Amarillo College as the Content Producer and Coordinator, to teaching at Eastern New Mexico University, Mr.Workman is ready to use his skills to help educate the students at Groom High School. This will be Workman’s 15th year of teaching media and journalism. Workman i...

Never too “Young”

Coach and teacher Ashley Young poses for a picture. This is Young's first year teaching, but she's previously been a coach. Young lives in Groom with her two dogs, Gus and Bentley.

Chandra Rice, Editor

August 21, 2018

New Tigerette in town For this being the first year of teaching, for junior high teacher and assistant high school girls coach Ashley Young, has fit in with all the faculty and staff of Groom ISD. Young teaches sixth, seventh and eighth grade English Language Arts and Reading, as well as sixth grade So...

Saffron Styles – A Growing Gallery

Saffron Styles - A Growing Gallery

Saffron Eugea, Staff Photographer/ Writer

March 2, 2018

Hair 'Artist' Introduces Herself Hi, my name is Saffron Eugea. You may or may not know that I LOVE to play with people's hair, including, my mom's, sister's, friend's, family's and mine. I change my hair A-LOT. I've chopped it off three or four times and grown it out a few times, too!  I've always b...

Accomplishing goals together

Tre' Byers

February 26, 2018

Student, teachers work as 1 to pursue ambitions This Animoto has sports, teachers, students, Journalism, and Ag. It's a look back on how together we can accomplish  personal and academic goals. "I feel like working as a team brings everyone together and it not just you doing the project or whatev...

A Love Story Without Borders

Mina and Jason Peters describe how they came to meet and fall in love. The couple first found one another when the First Baptist Church of Groom traveled to Nepal for a mission trip in 2012. They now reside in Groom. GTTV's Matthew Bowen captures their story. Click the

Matthew Bowen

February 13, 2018

Couple covers more than 5,000 miles to find each other Junior Matthew Bowen reports on a local couple with a unique love story in this journalistic documentary.

In the Ring

Jostens presented 9 of 12 juniors their senior rings on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Newspaper editor Chandra Rice created the attached Animoto Slide show of the event, which was held in the high school auditorium.

Chandra Rice, Editor

January 26, 2018

Class of 2019 gets senior symbols This week Jostens brought nine juniors their senior rings and hosted a ring ceremony in the auditorium on Tuesday, July 23, for those students' families and friends. Click the play button on the above Animoto slideshow, created by newspaper editor Chandra Rice, fo...

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