PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to    encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all    grades (in-person and at-home) and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2020-2021 theme: I Matter Because...






Students may choose one or all of the available arts categories:





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 with Reflections. 


2020-2021 Reflections Program

Each year, the National PTA Reflections program offers local, regional, state and national opportunities for young artists in PreK through Grade 12 to be recognized for their creativity.


Grade Divisions:

  • Primary:  Preschool-Grade 2
  • Intermediate:  Grades 3-5
  • Middle School:  Grades 6-8
  • Special Artist:  All grades welcome


Students should download the Program Rules to ensure their art meets the requirements for each art category. Each entry must be accompanied by a completed Student Form.


NOTE: A parent/guardian or the student must be an Anderson PTA Member to enter. 


Review Criteria

  • Interpretation:  How closely the piece relates to the theme, based on the artwork itself and the artist statement.
  • Creativity:  How creative and original the piece is in its conception of the theme and its presentation.
  • Technique:  The level of skill demonstrated in the basic principles/techniques of the arts area.


Questions? Please contact Suzanne Endres Anderson PTA Reflections Coordinator.




Student Entry Deadline at Anderson: All entries are due by 3:00pm on Friday, October 30. They should be dropped off at the front office. If your student is an at-home learner, you may bring entries to the school by this date as well. 


Advancing Entry Deadline at the Council/Regional level: Due Date for Allen ISD Reflections Submissions to Allen ISD Council of PTAs will be late fall. Please check back for dates. 


Advancing Entries to Texas PTA: Entries advancing to Texas PTA from the Council or Regional Coordinators must be received by 5:00 pm on January 15. If the 15th falls on a weekend or a federal holiday, the acceptance date will extend to the following business day.


Advancing Entries to National PTA: Texas PTA advances selected entries no later than March 1.




 Thank you to our 2019-2020 Reflections Participants

Theme: Look Within


Intermediate Visual Arts

Divya Peapully

Madie Selby *

Ryan Granson

Intermediate Literature

Divya Peapully *

Primary Visual Arts

Christian Sias *

Eva Misiukaite


* These entries received Award of Excellence and advanced to the Council Level of judging.

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