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Groom OAP Advances to Bi-District. Im so excited to continue our OAP season, says junior Kirsten Rice I look forward to making changes and getting better as a team and as an individual.

OAP is Bi-District Bound

Kirsten Rice, Staff Writer/ Photographer March 6, 2020

Congratulations OAP participants for advancing to Bi-District. Another congrats to Ginna Miller and Tanis Terbush for All-Star Cast, Phineas Eugea and Trace Parker for Honorable Mention All-Star Cast,...

Groom made it to state for the first time in the history of the school in the UIL One Act Play contest. In achieving that goal, both Charity Perry and Cutter Babcock earned honorable mention all-star cast awards. In addition, Groom had the privilege of performing Dark Road in the presence of the plays creator, playwright Laura Lundgren Smith, as well as numerous Groom fans. The winning schools were Abbott, first; Cross Plains, second; and Slidell, third.

A First State Performance, A Final Season Performance
Photo of the Day – April 21

Groom Performs Play 1 More Time for Community
Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer April 21, 2017

As Groom One Act Play prepares for state competition in Bastrop, Texas, they have gotten many messages from surrounding groups asking for one final community performance, and Monday at 7 p.m. is the day....

The cast, crew and directors of Dark Road will be taking their OAP troupe on the road to the state meet for their next performance on April 20 at Bastrop ISD, just south of Austin. Advancing play members include lead director Aimee Fields, junior Jamey Germany, senior Leslie Germany, sophomore Matthew Bowen, senior Charity Perry, junior Chelsey Lamb, sophomore KLeigh Keesee, freshman Justina Coronado, freshman Ginna Miller, sophomore Madison Friemel, freshman Kaylie Ritter, junior Lauren Kuehler, junior Morgan Trevino, freshman Laurel Fields, assistant director Lisa Roskens, senior Garet Rocha, sophomore Cutter Babcock, freshman Cade Linquist, sophomore Corbin Ruthardt, senior Mason Miller, senior Jeff Marshall and junior Chandler LaRoe.

Ticket Time – No Advance Options

Fans Need Cash to Buy Tickets on April 20
Leslie Germany April 9, 2017

Parents and other fans will need to have cash on hand to purchase tickets for the state performance on April 20. The tickets will be $14 for adults and $12 for students. Those purchases will have to made...

Lights, Camera, Action. On Friday, April 7, the one act play cast and crew left for their regional competition rehearsal in Levelland. Today, their show, Dark Road, can be seen at 3 p.m. in the Helen Devitt Jones Performing Arts Theatre on the South Plains College campus. The message of this play is so powerful, and our students share it so well, that I am definitely expecting this to not be their last performance, assistant director Lisa Roskens said. Director Aimee Fields continues to do an excellent job leading and inspiring this amazing cast and crew.

Lights Focus on the Show
Photo of the Day – April 8

OAP Leaves For Regionals
Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer April 8, 2017

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OAP advances to regionals from area. The cast and crew will perform in Levelland on Saturday, April 8. We are doing much better than I thought we would, junior actor Jamey Germany said. Im very proud of everyone . We wouldnt be here without each other.

On to the Next One

OAP Advances to Regionals
Leslie Germany, Editor April 4, 2017

The Groom One Act Play Troupe will be traveling to Levelland this coming weekend to compete at the Regional One Act Play contest. The cast and crew will be competing on Saturday, April 8, at South Plains...

Tigers Today – March 31

OAP, FFA Take Spotlight
Mathew Bowen and Chandra Rice March 31, 2017

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Groom One Act Play advances to area from bi-district. Area will be Monday, April 3 at Randall High School. This Friday, March 31, will be the community performance at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Arrive early if you would like to purchase the $7 dinner. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. Children under school age can eat for $5. Advancing is really great, but in order to keep advancing, we need to keep working hard, senior stage manager Mason Miller said.

Dinner and a Show – Area – Ready to go

OAP Performs for Community, Advances to Area
Leslie Germany, Editor March 29, 2017

As the group continues to prepare for area competition, the Groom One Act Play troupe will be performing for the community on Friday, March. 31 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. "We do a public performance...

Yesterday, Groom high school students won the UIL Academic meet in Clarendon. The competitors will move on to Regionals down in Levelland. Thirteen students are advancing.

Strivin’ Toward Excellence
Photo of the Day – March 23

Groom Students Continue To Shine at Competition
Caroline Britten, Features Editor March 23, 2017

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Senior Charity Perry high jumps at the Lefors track meet on Friday, March 3, and places third. Track is one of the many things that Perry has participated in throughout her years at Groom. My goal is to make it to state in high jump this year, Perry said.

A Leap Into Her Future

Young Senior Struggles to Finish High School Early
Justina Coronado, Staff Writer March 10, 2017

Young Senior Struggles to Finish High School Early Her ambition and determination get her over the bar, not only in high jump, but also in the struggle of finishing high school early - one year ahead,...

Tigers Today – March 9

OAP Heads to District Competition in White Deer
Matthew Bowen and Cayden Lambert March 9, 2017

The OAP cast and crew stop by the Journalism Room to join this March 9 episode of Tigers Today, anchored by sophomores Adrian Hendricks and Cayden Lambert.

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