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Despite Cheating, Blocking Sites = Wrong

Despite Cheating, Blocking Sites = Wrong

Leslie Germany, News Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A new topic has been traveling between teachers in Groom: Should the administration invest in a program that gives the teachers the ability to lock student computers for certain tasks for certain time periods? The answer is no. One issue that has become big in the classrooms of Groom is spending...

My Story … a Legacy of Looking Up

My Story … a Legacy of Looking Up

Destiny Flores, Columnist

November 13, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

You may or may not know my story. I'm 18 years old and have been in foster care since I was 17. I have been from home to home and place to place. I was just thinking of giving up, not caring any more and just hiding. But I know you have to think positively, and well, that's how I've survived. When...

Student Shares His Gratitude with Veterans

Student Shares His Gratitude with Veterans

Logan Siler

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Editor's Note - Social Studies instructor Mrs. Jowannah Powers submitted this letter, with permission from sophomore Logan Siler, to The Times of The Tiger this morning. Mrs. Powers thought Logan's words could offer Groom readers a beautiful look at the gratitude Groom Students feel toward our vet...

Social Media Takes over Society

Social Media Takes over Society

Leslie Germany, News Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In our day and age, social media is a major part of our everyday lives. The question is, are we using it correctly?  The answer is no. A lot of the time we post everything we feel on social media, and it ends up bringing someone down or causing hurt feelings.  For example, "more than 25 percent...

Let Them Go … Let Them Go

Sydney Ritter, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Freshman Madison Friemel was the only girl to run cross country, and she advanced on to the regional cross country meet that took place last week in Lubbock, Texas.  She was given the chance to invite a friend to accompany her on the trip, and she chose freshman K’Leigh Keesee. Should she have been ab...

No More Free Rides …

Leslie Germany, News Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Last week, freshman K'Leigh Keesee traveled to Lubbock, when  Madison Friemel, also a freshman, was the only female to qualify for the regional cross country meet. Other competitors have enjoyed the same privilege; but, yet other qualifiers were denied this benefit. So, this debate topic has been traveling...

Boxed Treasures … Reflections of a Writer’s Evolution

Boxed Treasures … Reflections of a Writer’s Evolution

Chelsey Lamb, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Columns, Showcase

The smell of dust drifted through the air as I pulled a box filled with notebooks out of my small, dark closet. Curiously, I peered into the box and pulled out a blue notebook. It wasn’t old in appearance, but when I opened the journal, it revealed the many writings and artworks left by my thirteen...

Random Pictures … Random Thoughts

Random Pictures … Random Thoughts

Destiny Flores, Columnist

October 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Showcase

One evening, I went out for a walk to the garden in my backyard. I took a picture of this pink rose, just because it reminded me of the spring, my family and my love for roses. Everyday and every second that I can, I sit outside. The wind seems to always be blowing. While I'm there, I think about...

A Review on “War Room” … A Time for Tears

A Review on “War Room” …  A Time for Tears

Charity Perry, Photo Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Showcase

When I joined the First Baptist Church 4:12 Youth Group last week for a trip to Amarillo to watch "War Room," I knew going in that the experience was going to be emotional. I was right. The Kendrick Brothers produced "War Room." Other movies they have produced include, "Courageous," "Fireproof," "Facing...

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