DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28,2021
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)
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:
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.
At least 1 member of your household must be a 2021-2022 PTA member to participate
(Join PTA at: http://www.joinpta.org)
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
Start dreaming up the 2023-2024 Reflections Theme! Deadline to submit themes is November 5, 2021!
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.
If you have any questions, please contact BHE Arts in Education Chair, Melissa Wilhemi at firstname.lastname@example.org