Glenknoll Elementary School

PTA Reflections Program

Forms and Information

Theme for 2018 - 2019 Entries


Official Rules and Entry Form

(These rules and entry form are for 2017-2018.  The forms will be updated

 when available, but these will give you guidelines.)


What is Reflections?

The National PTA Reflections Program is an arts recognition and achievement program for students. The Reflections Program provides opportunities for students to express themselves creatively and to receive positive recognition for original works of art inspired by a pre-selected theme, while increasing community awareness on the importance of the arts in education.

Participation and appreciation for the arts is the Reflections Program's goal. Although the Reflections Program follows a "contest" format, winning should not be the emphasis.

Participation in the Reflections Program is a great way for students to explore and learn about various art forms. Creating art is a valuable learning process that challenges students to use their critical thinking skills as well as their creative talents to create art that supports a specific theme.

Students may submit an entry in any of the six arts areas listed below. Only original works of art are accepted. Depending on local PTA guidelines, students may enter more than one work of art. The six arts areas are as follows:

  • Literature
  • Musical composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance Choreography
  • Film/Video Production

Participation in the California Reflections program is open to all students