PTA Reflections 2016-2017 Theme: 

What is Your Story? Express your artistic talent and tell us your story through Reflections

The Reflections program recognizes students at the Local, Council/Region, State and National PTA levels. At each level, all entries are judged on interpretation of the theme, creativity and artistic merit.  The Reflections program is open to all Texas students who meet the necessary requirements below:

  1. Schools Supported by a Local PTA/PTSA
  2. The student or at least one person from their primary household must be a current member of the Local PTA/PTSA where the student is participating.

 Students may enter  any or all of the six art categories. Multiple entries within a single arts category is permitted.  Each entry must be the original work of one student and created specifically for the Reflections program based on the national theme. Each entry must also conform to the guidelines developed by the National PTA. 

Deadline for entries is now Oct 28th!

General Entry Information: 2016-2017

Reflections Rules                        eng  I spa
Student Entry Form PDF             eng  I spa

Express your Artistic talent 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.

Be sure to reflect the theme in your work.

Categories Include:

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY is the act of creating movement. The choreographer (student submitting entry) may be the performer or one of the performers, but the choreographer does not have to perform in the entry.
 
FILM PRODUCTION is the process of making a film. The producer (student submitting the entry) is not required to appear in the film but if the student chooses to, a camera tripod may be used. All screenwriting, directing, camera/filming and editing must be done by the student producer. PowerPoint presentations are prohibited.

LITERATURE is the art of writing. The author (student submitting entry) is a person who expresses their own thoughts and ideas through the use of words. Authors submit a single literary work, handwritten or typed, using grade-appropriate grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Collections of literary work (such as poems and short stories) are not accepted.

MUSIC COMPOSITION is the process of creating a new piece of music. The composer (student submitting entry) is a person who expresses their own thoughts and ideas through the use of sound. The student composer may submit an entry performed by an individual or group and/or make use of a sound library generated performance of a composed score. Student composers are not required to perform their composition themselves. Middle and high school grade divisions require music score/tablature/notation, either traditional or tablature.

PHOTOGRAPHY is the process of creating an image. The photographer (student submitting entry) is a person who captures their own thoughts and ideas with a camera. By focusing on objects using various lenses, filters, and light sources, photographers may demonstrate the use of photographic techniques conventionally or digitally. The photographer (student submitting entry) should be the one to set the scene, lighting and take the picture. If the photographer wishes to be in the photograph, a timer or remote must be used.
 
VISUAL ARTS include many art forms that are visual in nature. The artist (student submitting entry) is a person who captures their own thoughts and ideas to create a visual piece of art.

Have fun and make sure all entries relate to the theme:

What is Your Story? Express your artistic talent and tell us your story through Reflections

For details, contact Kelly Franks:  kafranks@gmail.com