2020-2021 Reflections Theme:

"I Matter Because..."


Plan your projects now. It's never too early to start!


Reflections is a National PTA sponsored arts recognition program that encourages artistic expression.  Use your special talents 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.


Categories Include:



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)



Original black-and-white or color image, single print or collage.

(maximum size 11 x 14 inches including a mat)


Musical 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 5 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)


Reflections is now a PTA Member benefit!

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. Each Local PTA/PTSA may determine a date by which the member must join. 


General Rules:

English | Spanish 


Student Entry Form:

English | Spanish


Contact the Reflections Chair, at with additional questions.



2021-2022 Reflections Theme Search Results:

"I Will Change the World By..."


The winning theme for 2021-2022 Reflections is "I Will Change the World By..."

submitted by Lydia Keel from Utah State PTA.


Start brainstorming now on themes you plan to submit next school year.

Remember, there is no limit on how many themes you can enter.


Start dreaming up the 2022-2023 theme!

Deadline is November 5, 2020


Reflections Theme Search Entry Form

When suggesting a theme, judges take into consideration:


Theme is unique, inspiring and unlike past program themes.

Theme is focused without being too narrow or too broad.

Theme is clear, concise and appropriate for all grade levels.

Theme is applicable to all arts categories.

Theme promotes PTA values.

Theme is relevant in 2 years.

Past themes and duplicate entries are not considered.


Reflections Theme Search Flier (PDF)


Past Reflections Program Themes (PDF):

 English l Spanish



2019-20 Reflections Theme:

"Look Within"

Reflections 2019-20 Theme Ad



2018-19 Reflections Theme:

"Heroes Around Me"


Sign Up Now Button



Successful students make successful schools - which make thriving communities. Everyone benefits when you support students!JOIN NOW Button


Tom Thumb Logo


 There are many opportunities to get involved and help PTA support our students.
Click Here to Sign Up to Volunteer
A background check through PISD, MUST be completed before volunteering. Please note: Plano ISD Volunteer Applications must be renewed each year on or after July 1st.
Click Here Renew or Apply for Plano ISD Volunteer Application Now


Hendrick MS PTA would like to thank these incredible SponsorsBricks and Tile International Logo

Ebby Halliday Logo

Fit Body Bootcamp Logo

iCode Plano Logo

Thompson Diagnostics, LLC Logo


The FREE Membership Toolkit app is now available.