Compiled by Toni Riley
As Valentine’s Day approaches, racks of cards and heart-shaped boxes of candy are everywhere. Florists also are getting into the action as they get their orders in for every red flower available. But there are many no-cost ways to say “I love you,” too, like a simple, handwritten note. Johanna Jones’ third-grade class at Belmont Elementary took time out from their class work to love notes to their parents. The ways the 13 students plan to show their parents they love them are thoughtful, poignant and heartfelt.