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Constructing New Ways

Constructing New Ways

Katie Marshall, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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As we start our 2018-2019 school year, construction continues here at Groom ISD. We have talked to our administrators and asked how the construction is coming along. Our Principal Stephen Vanderpool told us that they are working on Pre-K, Kindergarten, new gym, SPED room, science labs and extra classrooms. "I...

Groom Teams and New Beams

Groom Teams and New Beams

Diana Surratt, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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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...

Carson County August Police Report

Carson County August Police Report

Kaylie Ritter, News Writer

August 30, 2018


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As of August 20, 2018, the Carson County 9-1-1/Dispatch received 98 calls of service. Traffic accidents were the most called in with 12 phone calls. The rest of the calls included three domestic violence, five fire calls, two jail incidents, eight EMS calls, two mental health reports, three suspicious...

Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams

Hallie Thompson

April 24, 2018


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Students, first-responders bring wreck to life to show dangers of mixing alcohol, driving The "Shattered Dreams" demonstration took place today, April 24, at Groom High School. The memorial portion of the event will take place tomorrow at 8:05 in the auditorium. Click the attached video for glimps...

The Sheriff’s Log – March 4

The Sheriff’s Log – March 4

Chandra Rice

March 5, 2018


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Scammers target dog lovers in Carson County In addition to his usual report on the numbers, facts and details of activities of his department, Sheriff Loren Brand put out a Facebook warning about a "designer dog scam" that is occurring in Carson County. "These low-lifes prey on your emotions, espec...

Time for the Tux?

Time for the Tux?

Adrian Hendricks, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


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Al's Formal Wear provides prom wear for guys Need a tuxedo and don't want to make a trip into town? Here's a way for you to do both. Al's Formal Wear is coming to Groom School on Mar. 7 at 9:30 a.m. for those who need an easier way to rent a tuxedo, one that doesn't involve multiple trips out of t...

Helping at a Haven away from Home

Helping at a Haven away from Home

Hallie Thompson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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FFA members to prepare, serve spaghetti at Ronald McDonald House FFA members will be donating and preparing spaghetti for the families of the Ronald McDonald House in Amarillo March 3. The suburban will be leaving at 10:45 a.m. Members will be working to serve families there from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m...

A Time to Smile …

A Time to Smile …

K'Leigh Keesee, Yearbook Editor

February 26, 2018


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Journalists provide picture day for students Some students love the idea of dressing up, doing their hair, and smiling in the mirror as practice for what happens later that day at school. Others, not so much. Spring picture day is tomorrow, Feb. 27,  beginning at 8 a.m. To make it easier o...

$10 for $10,000 – It’s a possibility

$10 for $10,000 – It’s a possibility

K'Leigh Keesee, Staff Writer and Yearbook Editor

February 12, 2018


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Huddles offer fundraising chances to support future FCA campers Some campers arrive alone, but all are met by dancing strangers, who greet each newcomer during registration. According to Groom Fellowship of Christian Athlete Huddle members, though, no one ends the week without new relationships an...

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Chandra Rice, Editor

February 5, 2018


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Administration Answers Transportation Needs with 2 Vehicles To fulfill transportation needs, the school received two new vehicles just before Christmas break, and students have already been heading out in them throughout the Panhandle with sponsors to take care of business. UIL academic students...

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