All entries due November 9, 2022!

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2022-2023 theme: "Show Your Voice!"

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

  • Dance Choreography (English, Spanish)
  • Film Production (English, Spanish)
  • Literature (English, Spanish)
  • Music Composition (English, Spanish)
  • Photography (English, Spanish)
  • Visual Arts (English, Spanish)

Students participate in the appropriate division for their grade: Primary (Pre-K - Grade 2), Intermediate (Grades 3-5), Special Artist (all grades welcome).

Students who identify as having a disability and may receive services under IDEA or ADA: Section 504 may enter in the Special Artist Division or grade division most closely aligned to their functional abilities. Special Artists Division Guidelines (English, Spanish)

The Student Packet, Rules and Entry Forms can be found here.  Deadline for entries is November 9, 2022.

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.

If you have any questions, please email Donna Colombo at

The Reflections Art Contest Theme for 2023-2024 is: 'I Am Hopeful Because...'

Important Dates:

November 1st - Theme entries due to VAPTA

December 15th - VAPTA announces Virginia's winning them entry

May 2023 - National PTA announces winning theme

See past themes here.