Groom Tiger Times

A Lock on Safety

A Lock on Safety

Caroline Britten, Features Editors

November 22, 2016


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As time marches on, society changes. It doesn't matter if the focus is life in metropolitan areas or the boondocks, Father Time - and the modifications he carries - will catch up - even in tradition-filled Groom School. Security doors When visitors enter the front doors, some recent modifications gr...

Groom FFA Advances to Area

Groom FFA Advances to Area

Justina Coronado and Adrian Hedricks

November 18, 2016


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Of the six Groom teams that competed in events in the district FFA competition, two - junior and senior chapter conducting teams - will be advancing to area competition on Nov. 19 at West Texas A&M. There, 12 total teams will be competing, but only two will advance to the state level. "I'm glad...

Bettin’ on Basketball & More

Bettin’ on Basketball & More

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

November 17, 2016


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The Groom Tigers and Tigerettes' invite community members to join them for a "Bingo Night" Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. The bingo event also will serve as an opportunity for the community to meet the 'Ettes, as well as the Tigers, who will be playing basketball. That preview will occur at 5:45, after the Tigers...

Honoring Those Who Served…

Honoring Those Who Served…

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


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Monday, Nov. 14, the elementary students will be having a Veterans Day program, including a candle-lighting ceremony to remember the veterans that sacrificed their lives. The program will begin at 6:30, after the seniors' bean and cornbread dinner. The dinner starts at 5 p.m. Monday night. Following...

Groom’s Take on White House ‘Race’

Groom’s Take on White House ‘Race’

Justina Coronado and Ginna Miller

November 7, 2016


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There's a lot of discussion about the presidential candidates and the race for the presidency. The real question is this one: What do the polls look like, and how do people feel about them? Here at Groom school, the Journalism department took votes from both students and staff members. Among students...

Washington, D.C. Trip – Yes or No?

Washington, D.C. Trip – Yes or No?

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


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Tonight at 6 p.m. there will be a meeting in Tony Dodson's room over the possible Washington, D.C. trip on spring break. The trip requires a minimum of 20 students and parents to get the fundraising needed to make this opportunity possible. According to Coach Dodson, a parent is not needed on this trip...

Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

Jamey Germany, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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The theater class provided the high school a little 'treat' on Halloween. Oct. 31 consisted of crazy-dramatic events, happening throughout the day that all turned out to be just a 'trick,' perpetrated by theater instructor Aimee Fields and her class. "Throughout the day I thought it was pretty chaotic,...

Dribbling Toward Success

Dribbling Toward Success

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

October 31, 2016


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The Groom Tigerette basketball program will be hosting a clinic for grades kindergarten through sixth in the big gym on Saturday, Nov. 5. The clinic will last from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30, and during that time students will be working on the basic fundamentals of basketball. The clinic will be open to...

Locked Doors But ‘No Lockdown’

Locked Doors But ‘No Lockdown’

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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Groom ISD was placed on "heightened alert" this morning by the news that a possible shooting suspect could have been in the area. Groom administrators made certain to secure doors and "locked all exterior exits" because news arrived that authorities were hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles i...

“Bibbity, Bobbity, Boo!”

“Bibbity, Bobbity, Boo!”

Ginna Miller, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


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"Cinderella, Cinderella …" by Steve and Kathy Hotchner will come to life - twice -  on stage Thursday, Oct. 13, thanks to the Theater I class. The performances will be once during the day for the students and once during the evening for the public. The student actors said they have "worked hard"...

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