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2020-2021 Theme: I Matter Because...

No Longer Accepting Entries for 2020-2021

Today with social distancing because of COVID19, you need to make yourself strong and think within yourself all the reasons WHY YOU MATTER.

Use ART as your media for expressing your reasons “I MATTER BECAUSE…” and Participate with the PTSA Reflections program! 


Here are the categories, click the link for rules and detailed descriptions: 

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 (2D only) - drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor & t-shirt paints, computer generated art, two-dimensional collage, printmaking, needlework & leather tooling. 3D is offered at our State; however, it is not accepted by LWSD. 

Film/Video - original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.

Choreography/Dance- originally choreographed dance composition.



At the national-level submissions, over 200 student Reflections participants will receive the following awards from National PTA:
  • Merit Award:Bronze Medal; Certificate of Merit; Work featured in the traveling exhibition 
  • Award of Excellence:$200 Young Artist Scholarship; Silver Medal; Certificate of Excellence; Work featured in the traveling exhibition
  • Outstanding Interpretation Award:An expense-paid trip for awardee and chaperone to showcase work on stage at the National PTA Awards and Reflections Celebration; $800 Young Artist Scholarship; Gold Medal; Certificate of Outstanding Interpretation; Work featured in the traveling exhibition; $200 Prize for Local PTA Unit

 Questions? Contact


WA State PTA Reflections Page


Winners - Lake Washington School District


Dance Choreography

Outstanding Interpretation Award: Alison Prekeges, The Unknown Demons


Award of Excellence: Jaeden Kapur, Sand of Snow

Visual Arts

Award of Merit: Yan Zhu, Look Within Our Ocean

Award of Excellence: Kaitlyn Liu, A New Beginning

Outstanding Interpretation Award: Jennifer Yuan, Mendacium


Dance Choreography

Award of Excellence: Alison Prekeges, The Other Side of the Story 

Film Production

Award of Merit: Audrey Liv Gruian, The Truth About Superheroes