Groom Tiger Times

Transitioning From Tradition To Tuition …

Senior Caroline Britten puts the homecoming  sash on senior Carson Ritter. The coronation is one of the long-kept traditions of Groom High School.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

March 30, 2017

Then came my last homecoming week. I loved this time of the year. I would always get a kick out of how serious the boys would get about building the bonfire. It was truly organized chaos. The yearly traditions such as repeatedly saying “the girls never do anything to help” and calling around town...

A Series of One Last Times …

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

March 30, 2017

Senior Caroline Britten begins her series of columns on how the "last" events of her school career have left a list of one-more-chance memories.

From Summer Cross Country to Start of School …

Senior class (minus Jeffrey Marshall) gathers together after finishing their senior paws before school started in August. These seniors have T-minus 34 days left in the Groom Hallways.

Caroline Britten, Features Writer

March 28, 2017

"1-7. 1-7. 1-1-1-7." Chanting those numbers, the year I would graduate, honestly thrilled me as a freshman. I was finally in high school, walking around the bonfire with my classmates and closest friends, so excited - but dadgum, it was gonna take forever to be one of those seniors. I don’t think...

The Wonder of Words

Columnists Kaylie Ritter reminds her readers of the following truths:

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Columnist Kaylie Ritter Gives Reminder: First think, Then Speak Words can have an impact on everyone, whether it be good or bad. “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using wo...

Promposals – Where are They?

Sydney Ritter says

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

February 3, 2017

UPDATE - Feb. 17 Hallie Thompson promposed to Laurel Fields on Thurs., Feb. 16, with "The 7 Reasons why you should go to prom with me" method. Also, on Thursday, Cade Linquist promposed to Ginna Miller by using a scavenger hunt and leading her to the gym where he hid with a sign that said "I'd be LI...

A Life-Changing Loss

Freshman Justina Coronado displays her necklace on a book that relays a message she truly feels is in her heart. I miss Aundre Rawlins more and more each day.

Justina Coronado, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

August 1, 2015. The day that God gained another angel, little did I know ... but my news feed held the truth. I will never forget the day I received the news that changed my life. I remember it like it was just yesterday. I was eating at a Schlotzskys with my youth group in Oklahoma City, getting...

‘Sing’ for Laughs, for Lessons, for Friends

The animated film/musical film

Ginna Miller, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

"Sing!" The animated movie of 2016 was one of the best animated movies I've seen by far. Not only is "Sing" utterly hilarious, it has a good story line and teaches you a lesson you will need throughout your life. "Sing" is an appealing film for all ages, including adults. Uncontrollable laughter filled...

Big-Screen Surprise Hits Home

Junior Chelsey Lamb writes about her late night surprise - a brand new car - in this column.  According to Lamb, this was something that only happened in movies, but she was lucky enough to share the experience with the girls on the big screen.

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

December 8, 2016

It's been in all of the movies. A teenage girl receives her drivers' license and comes home to a new, shiny car. Sometimes I can't help being envious of those girls on the big screen. Their lives seemed perfect. They weren't having to deal with final exams or long hours at the gym, not to mention they...

My Family … My Art … My View

Chandra Rice draws while sitting on the track and listening to music  outside. According to her column, light matters to this photographer.

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Walking through the halls of Groom High School, I remember all the times that I've been here. I've passed through these classrooms since fifth grade. Now, I'm a freshman. I take pictures for journalism, play sports, and  involve myself in as many extra-curricular activities as I can. Oh, and I love...

Keeping Quiet or Making Known?

Groom ISD sends out a text-message alert notifying all receivers of the current situation. Groom did not have to go on lockdown, just

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Should students get to know when something is happening during school hours? On Oct. 24 there was a possible shooting suspect who could have been in the area. He was believed to have fled from Oklahoma down I-40 going right by Groom. Yet, thanks to the administrators, no students had to know anything...

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