Moreno Middle School eighth grader Christina Perez has done it again. Her ninth poem, “Christmas Time,” has been published in Creative Communications, the celebration of young poets publication from Smithfield, Utah. The poem tells of the traditions and beliefs of her family at Christmas. Christina shares her writings with her brother for encouragement, and she credits her English teacher, Joe Richard Franco, for having an important influence on her reading and writing. Christina plans to take her famous pink journal with her this summer while she does some traveling to jot down ideas for new poems.