Heroes Around Me


The Reflections Program is a National PTA and a Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. This program is an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works, created around a specific theme.

Students can enter works in any of the following art categories. Only original works of art created by the artist working alone for the 2018-2019 theme are accepted. Entry Form

  • Literature – works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short stories and lyrics.
  • Music Composition – original musical composition, with or without words.
  • Photography: color or black and white, included techniques: photogram, negative sandwich,
    and multiple exposure.
  • Visual Arts: drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor & t-shirt paints, computer generated art, two-dimensional collage, printmaking, needlework & leather tooling.
  • Film/Video: original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.
  • Choreography/Dance: originally choreographed dance composition.
Submission deadline: TDB

Dance Choreography Guidelines
Film Production Guidelines
Literature Guidelines
Musical Composition Guidelines

Photography Guidelines
Visual Arts Guidelines

For examples of previous year’s state award winners, visit the Washington state PTA Reflections gallery: https://www.flickr.com/photos/118226724@N05/