Cupid is Calling

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Article written by student: Brooke Constantine

Valentine's day is a day where we give love to those we care about.  The students at Springville Jr High are excited. Some kids at school give valentines to their friends and sometimes even a special someone.  Valentine’s day is fun and enjoyable, almost every student at Springville Jr High likes valentines day but for different reasons.

Do you like valentines day?  Spencer Park a 8th grader said, “Yes, I like valentines day because it is a day dedicated to love those you care about.”  Just like Spencer said valentine’s day is a day dedicated for those that you care about. Drew Owens also a 8th grader said, “I like Valentines day because you get to eat cherry flavored chocolate.”  There are many chocolates you could get, such as orange, fudge, cherry, caramel, raspberry, mint, chocolate with nuts, and much more. Forrest Gump said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what your going to get.”  The first valentine’s day was in the year 496 February 14 and it's that way today. Having a valentine’s day is a very old tradition. Valentines was invented by the Romans. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February, officially the start of their springtime.  Everyone has their traditions for the holidays but everyone has very different traditions for valentine's day. Hannah Barker a 8th grader said, “my traditions are I always watch valentines movies and get a little stuffed animal.”  Stuffed animals are a good gift for Valentine’s Day because they are cute, fuzzy, and it shows that you care. Remick Whiting a 9th grader said, “I love valentine’s day because I get heart shaped pancakes and pizza.” These are two very easy and popular traditions. The students at Springville Jr High all Love their traditions for valentine’s day they vary from having heart shaped food to having panic attacks before they give their crush chocolate.  Hope you had a happy Valentine’s Day!