At A Glance

WHAT IS REFLECTIONS? Reflections is an annual arts recognition program sponsored by the National PTA. It is designed to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. For more information, check out this slide show.


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Art Categories

Click the links below for rules regarding each art category.

Visual Arts (2D) - Please note only 2D artwork will be accepted
Music Composition
Film Production
Dance Choreography


There are three divisions at our local level. The Special Artist Division are for those students who have a disability in K-5. Click on Special Artist for more details.

Special Artist (all grades; for students with a disability)

How to Enter

Each submission must have a Student Entry Form. Find the form here.

Deadline: November 1st, 2021

How to Submit

2D Visual Arts, Photography and Literature: Please turn in your entries into the Reflections box on bench in front of main office at school AND a filled-out Entry Form.

Film, Music, and Dance: Email your entries AND a filled-out Entry Form to [email protected]

Awards and Recognition

All school-level winners will move on to the district-level competition. These students will be awarded with a trophy and a certificate.

All participants will receive a Medal and a participation certificate. 


To view all Mead Entries, click on this link: MEAD ENTRIES

We are planning a Spring viewing celebration of all entries. Details will be emailed closer to the event.


Contact Chairperson Sweety Saradha at [email protected]

If you need materials to create your entry, please contact the Reflections Chair.


Theme Search Contest

Each year, National PTA seeks a theme for the Reflections program year to be held two years from now. This year students are asked to submit a theme for the 2023-2024 program year. The due date for submitting a theme search entry is November 1, 2021. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and his or her theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2022. Repeat themes will not be considered.

Click here to access the theme search entry form.