Local students showed a little love on social media, and in return they’ve received love from across the world.
As part of a class project, second graders at R.E. Baker Elementary in Bentonville made a simple request for love notes from across the country.
People from all over the globe responded.
The sweet gesture allowed students to learn about other states and countries and how they celebrate Valentine’s Day.
“So I took a picture, shared it with who I thought — some friends who live in other places and my aunts and uncles and things like that — thinking maybe they can help us with the rest, and it caught on like wild fire, and it’s been shared over 500 times,” said Tiffany Snodgrass, second grade teacher at R.E. Baker Elementary.
“It’s really cool, and sometimes we get to learn about the other places, what it feels like, and sometimes we even get to learn what that state is famous for,” said Ashlyn, second grader at R.E. Baker Elementary.
The students look forward to the 2 p.m. mail call every day during the Valentine’s week in what has become an annual tradition at R.R. Baker, according to Tiffany Snodgrass.