Our December Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this month’s Belmont Times contest! Thank you for participating.

Creative Writing:

1st place –  A Wintery New Year by Steven 

2nd place – The Snowman Fun by Leah 


1st place –  December by Julia  

2nd place – Christmas fun by Eileen

3rd place – Christmas Eve by Yueqi 


1st place – Winter Season by Aria 


1st place – Winter Holidays Interview by Rishika 

2nd place – Interview with my Girl Scouts Troup Leader by Aria


General Submissions

A big thank you to those who submitted general submissions this month! Your work was a joy to read, and we really appreciate the thought and effort you put into the pieces.

The Beauty of the Walden Pond  by Yueqi

Hamsters  by Shira

Hello, My Name is…  by Eva



Exciting Extras!



Never too many cooks in the kitchen! Follow these winter recipes to make some tasty treats. Also, watch the craft videos to create beautiful artistic masterpieces!



Challenge your mind with a few brain games – it’s fun, and you can win prizes!


Book Recommendations

Reading brings inspiration for writing. Find out which books to try next!


Writing from the Editors

Read samples of writing from the editors! Maybe you’ll find some inspiration.

Winter Memories  by Anya
Exploring Chinese Zodiacs  by Katelyn

Snowflakes, Sugar, and Burnt Pie  by Diya



Letter from the Editors

Enjoy this month’s issue? We hope so! We’ve left a short note for you.