PTA Reflections Arts Program

Reflections is a National PTA sponsored arts recognition program that encourages artistic expression.  The Reflections theme for 2018–21019 is “Heroes Around Me.


Use your imagination to create a film, song, artwork, photograph, poem, short story or dance routine.  You may enter as many times as you like in as many categories as you like.  Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form.  Be sure to reflect the theme in your work.  Submissions will be grouped in K-2 and 3-5 grades. Submissions are due on Monday, November 5, 2018. For information on the following category entries or how to enter click on the links below:


How to enter?  Literature Entries   Visual Arts Entries Photography Entries Dance Entries Film Entries



Categories Include:

  Literature – Fiction or nonfiction, prose, poetry, drama, or short story (must not exceed 2,000 words or 8 ½ x 11 inches)
  Visual Arts – Original print, drawing, painting, collage, photographic collage, metal etching or punch work, fiber work, or computer-generated artwork (must be flat, not more than 3/8 inches thick, maximum size 24 x 30 inches including a mat)
  Photography – Original black-and-white or color image, single print or collage (maximum size 11 x 14 inches including a mat)
  Music Composition –Voice, instruments or a combination of both, with or without lyrics (maximum time 5 minutes, a CD recording of a performance of the composition should be submitted.)
  Dance Choreography – Original dance choreographed by the student with up to 3 dancers. (maximum time 3 minutes, should be submitted on a CD or DVD)
  Film Production – Original work, animation, narrative, documentary, experimental, computer-generated (no PowerPoint, maximum time 5 minutes, CD or DVD)

For more detailed instructions please see


Have fun and make sure all entries relate to the theme: “Heroes Around Me


When you're ready to submit your students work please download and complete the forms below and complete your submission information on the submissions spreadsheet.


 Submissions Spreadsheet


 Courreges PTA Reflections Student Submission Form


 Student Consent Form One consent form is needed for each student appearing in a dance or film  submission.


If you have any questions please contact Denise Jerge at (714)307-1965 or e-mail at