Program Overview

Reflections is a creative arts competition through the Washington State PTA and National PTA. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talent to express themselves through their own original works.  Each year, Reflections challenges students to create art that supports a specific theme.

2020-2021 Theme is “I Matter Because” 

This year’s School submissions will be submitted a little different this year. Please check back soon for more information. Our school celebration will done virtually using Zoom. Please check back soon for our Zoom Celebration information. Please feel welcome to attend whether or not your student submitted an entry, since artwork will be on displayed virtually this year.

Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade Cedar Wood students can submit entries in any of the six arts areas:

  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
  • Video or Film Production
  • Dance Choreography

Entries are judged on creativity, technique, and interpretation of the theme. This year Cedar Wood students will need to submit entries online by Friday, November 6th.  Entries should be submitted to Michael Wheeler at Please join us in recognizing these students for their efforts and creativity.

For more information, please refer to the PTA Reflections Entry Packet (last page of packet is entry form) and visit the Washington State PTA website for more information and rules.  Additional questions? Please contact the Cedar Wood PTA Reflections Chair Michael Wheeler at

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