Groom Tiger Times

My Family … My Art … My View

My Family … My Art  … My View

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

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?

Keeping Quiet or Making Known?

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

Bond Basics
Letter from Superintendent

Bond Basics <br>Letter from Superintendent

Jay Lamb, Superintendent

November 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On November 8, 2016, voters of Groom ISD will be asked to consider a $19,500,000 bond initiative for our school. This initiative is important to the district and the community because, if successful, it will provide many needed improvements to the infrastructure of the school facility and also provide...

It’s a Wrap

It’s a Wrap

Jamey Germany

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Freshman Ginna Miller and Junior Jamey Germany finally wrap up the 2016 cross country season. Both girls competed at the 2016 Regional Meet held at Mae Simmons Park on Oct. 29. "We had a great trip and both girls competed well," Coach Kylee Armenta said. "They improved on their times throughout the...

Vote ‘Yes’ for Groom

Vote ‘Yes’ for Groom

Sydney Ritter, Yearbook Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Groom residents will vote on election day concerning a $19.5 million bond to update the entire school. Voters on Nov. 8 should vote to pass this bond. The current building has several major problems that make this facility what some people describe as a, "ticking time bomb." An exaggeration, but the bu...

Change … Normal … Constant … Personal

Change … Normal … Constant … Personal

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

October 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Change is good. Change is normal. Everything changes. People constantly change. I regularly change. Change is good. It makes you a different person, which does take some time to get used to, but you’ll eventually warm up to it. Sometimes being different is what you need in life to be okay again. I...

T Minus 10 Days, Counting Until Regional Meet

T Minus 10 Days, Counting Until Regional Meet

Jamey Germany

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Ten days prior to running in Mae Simmons park, Ginna and I headed out to Charlie Road and ran the dreadful 3 miles of dirt road. Running Charlie Road has never been a workout I’ve enjoyed but each and every day, Ginna and I will strive to be better, even in the blistering heat....

T minus 11, Counting From Day After District

T minus 11, Counting From Day After District

Jamey Germany, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

While running in the blazing sun and chapped-lipped-inducing wind, I finally managed to achieve my best time this year at the district cross country meet in Shamrock on Oct. 17.  After conditioning for two months and earning a medal, today we finally rest. Tomorrow we will continue to hit the paveme...

Road to Regionals – Step By Step

Road to Regionals – Step By Step

October 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Freshman Ginna Miller and Jamey Germany take Charlie Road together on Oct. 19. Germany continues her daily journaling of her journey to the Regional Cross Country Meet, which will be held at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock on Oct. 29. "Running Charlie Road has never been a workout I’ve enjoyed," Germany...

Stress Runs into Faith

Stress Runs into Faith

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. Proverbs 3:5-7 (NIV) Faith. It’s what we hold on to when we are weak. It’s always in the b...

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