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This Year's Reflections Theme

The 2018-2019 Reflections theme is: 

"Heroes Around Me"

Submissions due Friday December 7th
In the Cafeteria 8:30am - 10:30am


Check out this video for inspiration: Reflections Video

What is the Reflections Program
The CT PTSA through National PTA holds an annual cultural arts program, Reflections. Children preschool through grade 12 are encouraged to create, and submit works of art in six areas: Literature, Visual Arts, Photography, Dance Choreography, Film/Video and Musical Composition.  The reflection program allows PTAs throughout the state to recognize children for their creativity in portraying yearly themes. Teachers, parents, children and community can get involved in enhancing arts education through the Reflections Program.

The PTA Reflections Program was described by its founder, Mary Lou Anderson, as “almost too simple.” That simplicity—of asking children to express themselves artistically based on a common theme—is the foundation of this long-standing PTA program.
  • Students submit artwork to the PTA.
  • Works are judged at the local level and the winning entries advance to the council, district, region, and/or state PTA levels, depending on the state structure. 
  • Top state award–winning entries advance to the national level of judging.
Theme Search Contest

Enter the Theme Search Contest for 2019-2020

Submissions due November 16, 2018

Entry Form (.doc)

The search is on for a future National PTA Reflections theme!

One theme idea will be selected to spark fun and creativity during the 2019-2020 PTA Reflections program. The winner will receive $100 and recognition at the Annual National PTA Convention. Theme Search judges look for a focused and clear theme promoting PTA values that is appropriate for all grades and applicable to all arts categories. Past themes are not considered.

For more information on how to enter contact the PTA.