REFLECTIONS

WHAT IS REFLECTIONS?

 Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program for students.

 The Reflection program provides an excellent opportunity for students of all ages to:

  • Unleash their creative talents and be inspired.

  • Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork

  • Experience the joy and fun of making art

  • Tap into critical thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme

  • Receive positive recognition for their original works of art

THEME FOR THE YEAR 2020-2021

6 CATEGORIES

  • DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY,

  • FILM PRODUCTION,

  • LITERATURE,

  • MUSIC COMPOSITION,

  • PHOTOGRAPHY,

  • VISUAL ARTS

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

 

Please make sure to submit the entries from to Reflections Committee, latest by

  November  10th

 All submissions must be submitted with the Student Submission Entry Form

   

https://www.njpta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-2021-NJ-Reflections-Student-Entry-Form.pdf

MODE OF SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES 

 

We will take physical submissions. There shall be a submission deposit box at one location  which shall be advised closer to the submission date 

 

 
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

 

All students submitting an entry to Wicoff PTA Reflection program, MUST have at least one Wicoff PTA member in his/her household. Join the PTA to take advantage of this program.

EVALUATION PROCESS

  • The students submit artwork to their Local PTAs.

  • The work is judged by a panel of volunteer teachers. The winning entries advance to the County level for judging. County level winners proceed to State level and then onto National.

  • Entries will be judged primarily on how well the student uses his or her artistic vision to portray the theme, originality and creativity.

  • All participants are recognized.

  • Awards are given to first, second and third place winners. Awards will be announced according to local and state procedures.

  • National award recipients will be notified via email by National PTA, typically in May.

Entries are due Tuesday, November 10, 2020

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

EXAMPLES OF ENTRIES THAT WENT UP TO STATE/NATIONAL LEVEL

Jonathan entry made it to National level, Benjamin’s entry made it to State level

 

** Jonathan Ronen- 1st grade- (2015, Theme: Let Your Imagination Fly)

 Category: dance choreography, “The Math Dream”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1GMDqpjDgEFOWVHZDhtMjdJVzA/view?usp=sharing

 

** Benjamin Ronen- 2nd grade (2016, Theme: What Is Your Story)

Category: film production, “What My Tooth Taught Me”

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1GMDqpjDgEFeTRKYmhTZERZZWs

REFERENCE LINKS

National PTA Reflection:

https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections

 

 

PTA Reflections 50th Anniversary:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6kx-a2HpWs&feature=emb_logo

 

 

National PTA Reflections Awards:

https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections/awards

QUESTIONS??

REACH OUT TO A PTA BOARD MEMBER AND WE WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO HELP YOU

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