Groom Tiger Times

Chasing Dreams, Helping Others

Senior Jeff Marshall runs out of the huddle before his last home basketball game against White Deer. In his three years at Groom School, Jeff has participated in the following activities: football, basketball, track, tennis, one act play, UIL Social Studies and FFA.
Senior Jeff Marshall Prepares for Future as Teacher, Coach
March 7, 2017

His slow easy-going walk is recognizable and is always accompanied by his relaxed posture and loud voice. But, no matter how bad his day has been, or how tired he feels, senior Jeff Marshall will have...

Bringing Unity, Looking Ahead

As the editor of the school's online student news site, senior Leslie Germany works to
Editor Prepares for Future
February 28, 2017

As the song "May We All" by the Florida Georgia Line group plays in the background, Senior Leslie Germany types with intensity, getting what she needs to do done, modeling what to do for the team she brings...

Order Yours Now
Photo of the Day – Feb. 27

Journalism adviser Lisa Roskens prepares yearbook order forms to be sent home with students today, Feb. 27. Spring picture day took place this morning, and all students were included in the all-school photo with their own pair of sunglasses.
Yearbook Staff Pushes to Reach April Deadline
February 27, 2017

Keep an eye out for daily pictures that give a glimpse of life at Groom, and click here to see other Photos of the Day.   Parents, you can order your students sports pictures online here. You...

Sneak Peek
Photo of the Day – Feb. 21

The new activity bus is not here yet, but it's already sporting its new paint job. The vehicle is expected to arrive soon.
Company Says New Activity Bus To Arrive Soon
February 21, 2017

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Lookin’ Ahead …
Photo of the Day – Feb. 17

Sophomore Matthew Bowen, Senior Mason Miller, Senior Garet Rocha, sophomore K'Leigh Keesee and senior Leslie Germany discuss details of the light and sound board and their affects on the stage and auditorium in the White Deer High School with director Aimee Fields. The OAP crew visited there today in order to understand better how to prepare for district competition, which will be held at the White Deer High School auditorium on March 9.
OAP Crew Checks Out White Deer Auditorium Offerings
February 17, 2017

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Finding His ‘Way’ Land

Feb. 17,  senior Carson Ritter will be signing with Wayland Baptist University to play college football tomorrow, Feb. 17, in the GHS auditorium. Ritter plans on going into pre-med and then hopes to get accepted into medical school.
Ritter Commits to Play Football for WBU
February 17, 2017

Article Update - Scroll to the bottom of this article for a video of Carson Ritter representing the Groom FCA at the 2017 Panhandle FCA Victory Banquet on Feb. 26 at the Amarillo Civic Center. He also...

DPS Releases Suspects’ Names

The names of two suspects involved in an officer-involved shooting incident with deputies from the Carson County Sheriff's Department have been released.  The deputies were placed on administrative leave with pay.
2 County Deputies Involved in Shooting
February 7, 2017

The Department of Public Safety has released the names of 41-year-old Yia Lee and 30-year-old Phan Toyad, both of Sacramento, Calif., who were the suspects detained when an officer-involved shooting occurred...

Senior Night
Photo of the Day – Feb. 3

The senior class will be hosting a raffle for this quilt tonight, Feb. 3, during Senior night, and tomorrow, Feb. 4. during the junior high tournament. Tigers and Tigerettes will be playing White Deer today, starting at 6 p.m. Senior recognition will be between the girls' and boys' games. The raffle tickets for the quilt will be $1. The scheduled drawing for the yearbook raffle has been delayed to allow the focus to stay on the seniors tonight, adviser Lisa Roskens said.
Tigerettes, Tigers Play Last Home Game Against White Deer
February 3, 2017

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Preparing for Real Life
Photo of the Day – Feb. 2

High school students traveled to Pav's Tire Services yesterday afternoon to learn how to check oil, use a tire gauge, etc. On STAAR Wednesdays, high school students spend time preparing for college and adulthood.
High School Students Travel to Local Tire Shop
February 2, 2017

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Blazing a Career Path

Senior Mason Miller picks up a hose on the back of one of the fire trucks at the Groom Volunteer Fire Department. Miller's  dream of becoming a fire fighter is something he's wanted for quite some time.
Senior Takes Position on Groom Volunteer Fire Department
January 25, 2017

Between football, basketball, one act play and student council, senior Mason Miller barely has time to do his homework, yet, he's added fuel to his own fire. Actually, he's putting them out, fires, that...

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