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Reflections Program 2016-2017
“WHAT IS YOUR STORY”
REFLECT on the theme. CREATE an original work. BE RECOGNIZED!
Since 1969, the Reflections program has encouraged millions of students across the nation and in American schools overseas to explore their artistic talents by creating works of art for fun and recognition. Annually, hundreds of thousands of students participate in the Reflections program through their local PTAs. Students in preschool through grade 12 are encouraged to submit works of art in six categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Musical Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. Local winners in each category go on to compete at the district/region and state levels.
In showcasing and celebrating student talent, the Reflections Program increases community awareness of the importance of the arts in education.
Students with disabilities may choose to participate in the Special Artist division, which has modified rules to accommodate special needs. Please see Special Artist rules for more details.
For more information, contact Priya Pillutla.
Share this video with your child and use the activity below to help you start a conversation about this year's theme.
Reflections Activity For Students
With your child/group of students, write a list of words and draw pictures of as many things that you think of that relate to one or more of the prompts below. Remember there are no wrong answers. After five minutes, admire the list or pictures that With your child/group of students, write a list of words and draw pictures of as many things that you think of that relate to one or more of the prompts below. Remember there are no wrong answers. After five minutes, admire the list or pictures that you've created together and use this as inspiration for your Reflections submissions.
Imagine you are having a dinner with your favorite person of all time. What are all the things that you would want to share with this person about your life?
Think about your first day of school. What did you tell your new classmates about yourself or what didn't you tell them but wish they knew?
Think about the most important day in your life. What does that day look like, sound like, smell like feel like?
All the entries must be submitted to the Meadows Office by November 16th. Entry Forms are available on the here or in the Meadows Office. Please also see individual entry requirements for each category listed in the right hand sidebar of this page. For more information, contact Priya Pillutla. All students who enter will receive a SKORR card!