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Official Rules

Student Entry Form


2021 PTA Reflections Program

Started in 1969, Reflections is an annual arts recognition program sponsored by the National PTA. Kindergarten through 12th grade students have the opportunity to enter into six different categories: dance choreography, film/video production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts! Students may submit entries in all 6 categories, and there is no limit on the amount of entries. Reflections is designed to provide an opportunity for students of all ages and ability levels to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original work!

PTA Reflections is proud to announce the 2021-2022 theme:



Please take a few moments to review the Official Participation Rules and Category Guidelines before submitting an entry. Your student can pick up a physical copy of each of these on the school’s Bulletin Board


Official Student Participation Rules (ENGLISH)

Official Student Participation Rules (SPANISH)


Dance Chorography Entry Guidelines

Film Production Entry Guidelines

Literature Entry Guidelines

Music Composition Entry Guidelines

Photography Entry Guidelines

Visual Arts Entry Guidelines

Special Artist Entry Guidelines


Bedford Heights will continue with the Virtual Judging platform we utilized last year! To aid us in this process, please begin by submitting each entry ONLINE at:

Virtual Judging Submission Link


Once you have completed the online form, please have your artist turn in their entry and a completed “Student Entry Form” to the BHE office on or before Thursday October 28th.

Link to Student Entry Form



At least 1 member of your household must be a 2021-2022 PTA member to participate

(Join PTA at:


Each entry should be accompanied by a separate entry form

Entry Deadline: Thursday October 28, 2021


Student entries are judged based on the Interpretation of the theme, Artistic Merit, Creativity and Mastery of Medium

RESULTS from the 2020 Reflections theme of “I Matter Because…”


10 Bedford Height’s Bulldogs advanced to the HEB-ISD Council of PTAs level of judging!


Of those 10, 6 ADVANCED to the TEXAS STATE PTA Level of Judging!! Congratulations to our talented Bulldogs!! Visit the Gallery Below to view state level awarded entries

2020-2021 Reflections Gallery of Awarded Entries

Start dreaming up the 2023-2024 Reflections Theme! Deadline to submit themes is November 5, 2021!  


Theme Search Student 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.

  • Past Reflections Themes Link

If you have any questions, please contact BHE Arts in Education Chair, Melissa Wilhemi at