Groom Tiger Times

Kick-Starting the School Year with a Twist

Students are being welcomes back for the 20-21 school year with some major changes.

Kirsten Rice, Staff Writer/ Photographer

August 18, 2020

As the school year kicks off, students are learning the new "social norm" for the year. COVID screenings and social distancing are one of the may ways students have to change there everyday behavior. Students are balancing the changes and the continuing construction on the school. As student arrive to...

School Closes to Honor Memory of Donna Burton

School will be out Monday, April 10, to allow students and families to attend the funeral of The Groom News editor and publisher Donna Burton. Services will begin at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

April 7, 2017

School will be out Monday, April 10, to allow students and families to attend the funeral of The Groom News editor and publisher Donna Burton. Services will begin at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. "In honor of her memory, Groom ISD will be closed Monday ... so that students, f...

A Community-First Messenger

The Groom News owner and publisher Donna Burton sets her aim straight on Groom students, following an annual athletic banquet, one of  many school events that she's attended over the past several years. In spite of Stage 4 metastatic lung cancer that has progressed through much of her body, Burton, wakes each day and chooses her community first.

Leslie Germany, Editor

November 18, 2016

With Stage 4 metastatic lung cancer that has progressed through much of her body, Donna Burton, owner and publisher, of The Groom News, wakes each day and chooses her community first. "It is so unfortunate that the battle mom is fighting has thwarted her ability to continue being a vibrant leader tha...

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