Groom Tiger Times

Shifting Gears – Feb. 28, 2018 – Picture of the Day

Runners Aubrey Ritter and Chandra Rice practice their sprints before their first track meet in Lefors this week. The junior high, will leave at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The high school will leave at 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018

Athletics Prepare For First Track Meet "It's always exciting to start the track season with the first track meet," coach Tony Dodson said. Click the photo for a better view.

Blocked Out, but Focused In–February 23, 2018– Picture of the Day

Second-graders, Keenon Bennett and Preston Ratterree focus in on their school work. Construction workers had to block the windows with wood to shield the glass and the students from the work being done outside.

Saffron Eugea, Staff Photographer

February 23, 2018

Construction Builds, Learning Continues "I do look forward to all of the new building amenities." said Lisa Roskens Click the photo for a better view.

Watching, Waiting, Working – Photo of the Day – Feb. 20

Eighth-grader Phineas Eugea stares out the door to see what the latest changes were made to the school, but  he follows the rules and doesn't cross the signs. Behind the doors, construction workers labor to prepare the grounds for the proposed additions, including the new gym.

Phineas Eugea, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018

Construction changes come to light around school  "The construction makes it difficult to get around, but in the end it's worth it," Junior Kodi Tiffin said. Click the photo for a better view.

Out with the Old – Photo of the Day – Feb. 7

The Nick Thomas Co. of Canadian does demolition to the storage building south of the track. Demolition started today, Feb. 7, on the old bus barn that was the ag shop until the new one was built in 1968.

Saffron Eugea, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Demolition Begins Behind the School "Much more demolition will take place before any new building can begin again," maintenance director Kenneth Payton said. Click the photo for a better view.

A Refreshed Look – Photo of the Day – Feb. 2

Eighth-grader Cael Ruthardt checks out the new layout of the online newspaper.  Not only is the school being changed, but the media is getting a fresh look, too.

Sam Short

February 7, 2018

Online Newspaper Gets New Design  "I thought it was really cool to see something new," 8th grader Cael Ruthardt said. Click the photo for a better view.

Missing Something? – Photo of the Day – Feb. 1, 2018

A bucket loader removes the last piece of the old bus barn.  Tearing down the old facilities is the first step toward new construction.

Payton Trevino, Staff Photographer

February 1, 2018

Bucket loader removes last piece of barn  "It's cool to see the construction finally starting," eighth-grader Damon Kuehler said. Click the photo for a better view....

Have a Seat – Photo of the Day – Jan. 31

Eighth-grader Saffron Eugea  assembles rolling

Payton Trevino, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018

New Chairs Provide Safe, Efficient Work Space "I'm excited to have the new station chairs," adviser Lisa Roskens said. Click the photo for a better view.

A 100-percent Day – Photo of the Day – Jan. 30

Today the kindergarten class celebrated the unofficial 100th day of school. The event held many activities, prepared by Ritter.

Payton Trevino, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018

Kindergarten Students Count More than Enough Days, Items Click the photo for a better view.

No more Phones – Photo of the Day – Jan. 29

The full, handbook cell phone ban went back into effect today, Jan. 29. During seventh period, assistant principal  and coach Tony Dodson announced the school will be following the no phone policy, as it's suggested in the student handbook.

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Administration Puts Full Cell Enforcement into Effect Click the photo for a better view.

‘You Can’t Catch Me …’ – Photo of the Day – Dec. 21

Kindergarten students -
 Landree Hinson, Carter Kidd, Evlyn Aduddell, Brynlee Babcock, Wesley Fields, Cameron Sedwick, Caydence Hudson, Brecken Ritter, Lillian Barkley, Ryan Keesee and teacher Melissa Ritter catch their breath after finding the run-away

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Kindergarten Students Hunt for the Run-away Gingerbread Man Click the photo for a better view.

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