Groom Tiger Times

Laying Down the Law

Laying Down the Law

Chandra Rice and Tre' Byers

January 9, 2018


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Principal Vanderpool Establishes New Rules Principal Stephen Vanderpool met with high school students Monday, Jan. 8, to discuss the new rules concerning hats, facial hair, cell phones and tardies. Hats Students who like to wear hats at home games on school days, like Tuesday games, are out of luck.Â...

A Cotton-White Pre-Christmas – Photo of the Day – Dec. 4

A Cotton-White Pre-Christmas – Photo of the Day – Dec. 4

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Student Journalist Brings Harvest into Focus

Trick Or Treat!

Trick Or Treat!

October 31, 2017


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Take These Tips to Stay Safe on Halloween It's Halloween! Children get to dress up and go around town to collect as much candy as possible before the night ends. As it gets darker, here are a few tips and stories to make sure you have the safest Halloween possible. Make sure you stay in a group....

Need Help? Resources Ready!

Need Help? Resources Ready!

Chandra Rice, Editor

October 3, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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