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Need Help? Resources Ready!

Need Help? Resources Ready!

Chandra Rice, Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

School Offers Classes for Parents, Students Groom School continually offers parents training for helping them be ready to meet their students' educational needs. For example, a class will be at 6 on Thursday in the library that offers the details on a dyslexia program being implemented here. "Thursday's t...

A First State Performance, A Final Season Performance
Photo of the Day – April 21

A First State Performance, A Final Season Performance <br>Photo of the Day – April 21

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, Showcase

As Groom One Act Play prepares for state competition in Bastrop, Texas, they have gotten many messages from surrounding groups asking for one final community performance, and Monday at 7 p.m. is the day. The play will occur at 7 p.m. in the Groom High School auditorium. The FFA group has moved their...

Ticket Time – No Advance Options

Ticket Time – No Advance Options

Leslie Germany

April 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Parents and other fans will need to have cash on hand to purchase tickets for the state performance on April 20. The tickets will be $14 for adults and $12 for students. Those purchases will have to made with cash when the Bastrop Independent School District Performing Arts Center opens at 3 p.m. on...

School Closes to Honor Memory of Donna Burton

School Closes to Honor Memory of Donna Burton

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

School will be out Monday, April 10, to allow students and families to attend the funeral of The Groom News editor and publisher Donna Burton. Services will begin at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. "In honor of her memory, Groom ISD will be closed Monday ... so that students, f...

On to the Next One

On to the Next One

Leslie Germany, Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Groom One Act Play Troupe will be traveling to Levelland this coming weekend to compete at the Regional One Act Play contest. The cast and crew will be competing on Saturday, April 8, at South Plains College in Levelland. The estimated performance time will be at 3 p.m. at the college's Helen...

Dinner and a Show – Area – Ready to go

Dinner and a Show – Area – Ready to go

Leslie Germany, Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under News

As the group continues to prepare for area competition, the Groom One Act Play troupe will be performing for the community on Friday, March. 31 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. "We do a public performance because the arts are important, and we like to provide entertainment to our community. Our community...

WT A&M University President Visits

WT A&M University President Visits

Leslie Germany, Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler plans to visit more than 60 schools in five months. Wendler's goal is to get on the road of a "Your Community, Your University" tour of the Texas Panhandle. Wendler will be visiting Groom on Monday, March 27, at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium. "Ma...

Actin’ Continues

Actin’ Continues

Leslie Germany, Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The one act play cast and crew performed at district contest on March 9 in White Deer. The group earned numerous awards and will be advancing to bi-district competition, which will be on Thursday March 23 in Fort Elliott. The performance time will be posted after spring break. District Awards Best Actress - Charit...

It’s Showtime – Thursday

It’s Showtime – Thursday

Leslie Germany, Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Who: Twenty Groom cast and crew members will be performing "Dark Road" by Laura Lundgren Smith. What: Conference 1A-District 2 OAP UIL Contest. When: Thursday, March 9. Estimated performance start time for Groom High School is 12:20 p.m. Be sure to arrive early. Director Aimee Fields suggests you...

Priority: Professionalism, Vigilance

Priority: Professionalism, Vigilance

Leslie Germany, Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

According to some organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, racial profiling has become a major issue in the United States, and the president's proposed border security and immigration policies may be fueling the conversation more, but Carson County Sheriff Loren Brand said his office simply follows the law and expects those he and his deputies serve to do the same. "Racial p...

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