Groom Tiger Times

‘Watch’ Yourself!

‘Watch’ Yourself!

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Students at Groom School are faced with yet another "difficult" reality: a smart watch that connects to a phone can now be snatched up by teachers and administrators just like the rest of mobile devices. Several students are familiar with the new Apple and Samsung watches, which have grown in popularity...

Returning with a Roar

Returning with a Roar

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Over the summer break, eight cheerleaders and two supervisors brainstormed on ideas to bring life back into the stands at Tiger football games. Every year the stands have been full, however there is a barren spot to the left-hand side of the stands each game. Last year, the attendance of high school...

Citizens Elect School Board Members

Citizens Elect School Board Members

Carson Ritter, Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, May 7, citizens trickled into the GHS history room to vote for the decision-makers of Groom School. Votes pointed to three people of the four candidates to serve upcoming three-year terms as school board members.  Cara Ashford, Adriana Fields, Ron Kuehler and Greg Hendricks ran for...

FFA Update – Time Change for Banquet

FFA Update – Time Change for Banquet

Madison Friemel

May 10, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Groom FFA members moved the time of their upcoming banquet to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. The time of the school board meeting forced the group to adjust the banquet's time.  In addition, the school board meeting will be at 8 p.m. in order to allow time for the banquet festivities. If you...

Results Release

Results Release

Matthew Bowen, Carson Ritter, and Garet Rocha

May 6, 2016


Filed under GTTV, News, Showcase

The student body elected seven new Student Council officers to serve during the 2016-2017. Those officers include the following students: Chelsey Lamb - historian Lauren Kuehler - parlaimentarian Sydney Ritter - reporter Leslie Germany - secretary Garet Rocha - treasurer Caroline Britten -...

Taking Aim, Earning Acclaim

Taking Aim, Earning Acclaim

Julie Sierra

May 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After the targets were examined, Connor Fields claims the second place award in the youth division.  "I told myself to go fast," fifth-grader Fields said.  "That's how you win." ...

Burglaries Build Complaint Storm

Burglaries Build Complaint Storm

Julie Sierra, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Carson County residents are expressing concern, anger and worry across social media. Items keep turning up missing in Groom and across the county due to multiple burglaries that have been occurring during the past few weeks. The Carson County Sheriff's Office actively is looking for leads and suspects...

Four Pheasants Fill Hearts

Four Pheasants Fill Hearts

William Kelly, Calendar/ JH Sport Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Pheasants have hatched their way into Groom School, four of 36 so far to be exact. Now, they are developing their own personal relationships with students. Members of the small-animal management class are taking care of the pheasants. Care offered includes providing a coop, feeding them and providing...

Offshore Links Exposed

Offshore Links Exposed

Julie Sierra, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 3, 2016, "The Panama Papers" leaked out 11.5 million financial records on 140 politicians, officials and 12 current and former world leaders, and those records reveal activities many of them may wish never would have been made known. According to those leaked documents, as well as the Inte...

FFA Revs Driving Skills for Life

FFA Revs Driving Skills for Life

William Kelly

April 12, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Groom FFA organization is sponsoring a "driving skills for life" event to encourage students to grasp the concepts of safe driving. A sweet reward - an ice cream sundae party - awaits the Groom eighth- through twelfth-grade class that earns the most participation points. For more information,...

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