The Jag News

FM9 Student Led News Source - October 24

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Stand Proud & Pull UP for Jaguar Nation

On Wednesday, November 2, FM9/FMHS will be participating in the 3rd annual Pull-Up-a-Thon between FMHS and LHS. The series is tied 1-1. We will have 2 pull-up bars available during all lunches. The winner will be recognized during the LHS/FMHS football game on November 4. It’s time to defend last year's win! We need everyone to pull-up for Jaguar Nation! Let’s GO JAGS!!

Express Your Artistic Talent

It’s PTA Reflections time. Submit your work in any or all of the categories along with a submission form. Get your creative juices flowing and begin working on your projects today.


Submissions will be accepted on October 26th (7:45 - 8:15 AM) at an Arts in Education table at both FM9 and FMHS near the front office. If you would like to submit early, please contact Shawn Boyd via email.

Jaguar Sports and Spirit Calendar

October 24

*RRW Spirit Day - Wear RED to kick off Red Ribbon Week*


October 25

  • 5:30-7:30pm - Volleyball vs. Byron Nelson & Plano Shepton @ FMHS Arena & Navy Gym


October 27

*RRW Spirit Day - Back the BLUE - wear lots of BLUE to show your support for our police officers.*

  • 4pm - FM9 White Football vs. Marcus @ MHS Marauder Stadium
  • 5:30-7pm - FM9 Silver & Navy Football vs. Harwood JH @ FMHS
  • 5:30 & 7pm - JV Football vs. Euless Trinity @ Pennington Field


October 28

*SPIRIT DAY - Pink Out Day*

  • 7:30pm Varsity Football vs. Euless Trinity @ FMHS
  • Volleyball Playoffs Begin ... information coming soon

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National Food Day!

It's national food day! Today we recognise the great foods America has to offer. We advise you to go out tonight and get the most American meal you can think of! Here's a list that will help you decide what you may want.

Boomin' Burgers!

Burgers & Brats: Burger, sausage & chicken sandwiches offered in a no-frills dining room with a kids' menu.

"Fresh meat, fresh veggies, fresh bun...best burger in Texas!"

"The burgers and philly cheese steak sandwich are absolutely yummy!"


Smashburger: Counter-serve chain featuring signature smashed burgers made with Angus beef, plus sides & shakes.

"Excellent food and service every time I eat here."

"If you like pink undercooked chicken, this is the place for you!"


Red Robin Gourmet Burgers: Chain for gourmet burgers & boozy shakes, with other American comfort fare.

"Everyone in the group was eager to add this restaurant to our regular rotation."

"The atmosphere is above average and the service is good."

Poppin' Pizza!

Rosati's Pizza: Italian chain eatery featuring Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, plus pasta & sandwiches.

"Great sauce, yummy ingredients, friendly staff, and Chicago decor."

"Pizza is great it's as close to home as I can get,recommended for pizza lovers"


Johnny Brusco's New York Style Pizza: Relaxed pizzeria chain serving NY-style hand-tossed pies, plus pasta & sandwiches.

"Hands down the best and most traditional new York style Italian food in the area."

"Great new york style pizza!"


Nick's Pizza & Pasta Inc.: Homemade pastas & classic Italian fare meet New York-style pizza in this no-frills spot.

"The BEST local pizza place, absolutely love their service and product quality"

"Excellent meals every time I've gone there."

Freaky Fries!

MOOYAH burgers, fries, & shakes: Counter-serve chain for custom burgers, including poultry & veggie versions, plus fries & shakes.

"Fries were hot crispy seasoned and cooked perfectly."

"Best burger and fries I've had in a long time."


Chick-fil-A: Fast-food chain serving chicken sandwiches, strips & nuggets along with salads & sides.

"Great place. Love the food. They are real chicken too. Great place to come have a nice lunch with family and friends."

"They always have a great staff! Never have I ever had an issue with the food!"


McDonalds: Classic, long-running fast-food chain known for its burgers, fries & shakes.

"Amazing fries! Tasty burgers!"

"Fries are perfectly cooked and very salty."

Flippin' Fried Chicken!

KFC: Fast-food chain known for its buckets of fried chicken, plus wings & sides.
"The best chicken!"
"Great chicken, decent prices."

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen: Louisiana-accented fast-food chain known for its spicy fried chicken, biscuits & sides.

"Food was good, restaurant was clean."

"Delicious food I recommend going to eat at Popeyes excellent service."


Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers: Fast-food chain specializing in fried chicken fingers, crinkle-cut fries & Texas toast.

"Good size fingers juicy very good."

"Chicken was the best in the world."

Hottie Hot Dogs!

Wienerschnitzel: Fast-food chain featuring a variety of hot dogs plus chili burgers & sandwiches.
"Chili cheese fries and chili dogs, man this is like Heaven on Earth!"
"Great food at Great Prices with lots of variety!!!"

A&W: Fast-food outlet serving up namesake root beer & floats, plus burgers, chicken, hot dogs & fries.
"Good hot dogs, well cooked."
"Love all the food they serve!"

Twisted Root: American traditional burgers, hot dogs, and drive bars.
"The atmosphere here is also really fun."
"I would recommend the Deep Ellum location to anyone working in downtown as a fantastic lunch spot."
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Written by Farin Oldnettle and Luke Rister