Reflections is a national arts contest run by the National PTA. Every year students are asked to "Reflect" on a theme, and then create a piece of art work. Themes are also chosen via a national contest every year.
Please contact our District Reflections Chair, Marlene Chiasson, to get started!
6 ART CATEGORIES:
5 GRADE DIVISIONS:
4 LEVELS OF RECOGNITION:
Local School -> Hunt District -> Virginia PTA -> National PTA
DATES TO CONSIDER:
SOCIAL MEDIA - CONNECT WITH OTHERS:
Use #PTAReflections, #ArtsEdWeek and #ShowYourArt to connect with thousands of Reflections Chairs from across the country and show support of family arts events.
2020 Virtual Submission Guidelines
Due to COVID-19, all first place winners will be submitted to the Hunt District PTA electronically. Submissions must be received by Dec. 1, 2020 at 11:59pm using the this form and the following guidance:
Only submit one student and their piece of work per form.
When submitting, the piece of work needs to be named a certain way so there are no issues with any virtual submissions. The naming convention we are asking for on all uploaded documents and submissions is:
First initial. Last Name_Category_Age Category.
The age category will be one letter:
P - Primary
I - Intermediate
M - Middle School
H - High School
S - Special Artists
Example: J.Travis_Dance_M (for the submission). J.Travis_M (Entry Packet)
If you have successfully submitted the form you should be redirected to the Hunt District Reflections page and you can close your web browser from there if you have no more submissions to enter.
Please contact Reflections@HuntDistrictPTA.org for questions
Decide How to Run the Contest at Your School
Set your Dates
Recruit a Reflections Chairperson and Volunteers
Reflections Chairperson will:
"I Matter Because..."
"I Will Change The World By..."
August 27, 2020 | 6:30pm
Link To The Video
Entries due VIRTUALLY to
Hunt District PTA
December 1, 2020
Submit Winners Here
2023-24 Theme Entries to VAPTA
November 1, 2021
Theme Entry Form (en espanol)
Hunt District Awards Ceremony
February 4, 2021 | 6pm
National PTA Awards Ceremony
To Get Started
2019 Hunt Reflections Workshop Presentation
2020-21 Local Leader Guide (.doc)
2020-2021 Local Leader Guide (en espanol)
National PTA Webinar
Fillable Poster 8.5x11
Fillable Poster 8.5x11 (en espanol)
Flyer (Eng and Spanish)
Facebook Post Image (en espanol)
Instagram Post Image (en espanol)
Student Entry Form (w Rules)
Student Entry Form (en espanol)
Detailed Category Rules
Dance Choreography Rules (en espanol)
Film Production Rules (en espanol)
Literature Rules (en espanol)
Music Composition Rules (en espanol)
Photography Rules (en espanol)
Visual Arts Rules (en espanol)
Special Artist Rules (en espanol)
Western Loudoun Artists Studio Trail
Other Materials of Interest
Volunteer Thank You
Why Art Matters Flyer
Creative Arts Career Fair Family Night
Theme Entry Form (w/past themes)
Theme Entry Form (Spanish)
Mail the theme entries from your entire school to the VIRGINIA PTA by November 1, 2020. Virginia PTA theme winners advance to National PTA. The final theme winner will receive $100 and recognition at the Annual National PTA Convention.
See past Virginia PTA Theme winners