National PTA Reflections welcomes, free of charge, students from all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.
The arts—and the National PTA Reflections program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community withReflections.
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The only due date that State sets is the one for Region to turn their entries in to State - Thurday, January 29th. Working together, Regions, Councils and School PTAs will set their own dates according to what works best for you. Please consider that it can take a couple of weeks to collect, catalog and judge artwork and give yourselves enough time to do so.
Recommended due dates are:
- Schools - Sometime in October
- Councils - Sometime in November
- Regions - Sometime in December
Each student/parent must fill out and sign a Student Entry Form and an Arts Category Form (ie: Music Composition) that has the Artist Statement and required information.
A Consent Form is needed if the student creating the art asks other students to be a part of their entry (ie: Film Production, Dance Choreography). Please see Consent Form Guidelines on page 2 of the Consent Form for more information.
Spanish forms are being translated and will be posted as soon as they are available.
Students need information from both the General Participation Rules and the specific Arts Category which they plan to enter artwork.
Spanish rules pages are being translated and will be posted as soon as they are available.