Reflections OVERVIEW:

Created over 50 years ago, Reflections is an art program sponsored by the National PTA

  • Encourages students’ creative expression and helps them find their own voice through art
  • Focuses on recognition, rather than competition
  • Open to all students of all ages and abilities
  • 6 different categories: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts
  • Students are encouraged to submit as many entries in as many categories as they would like

REFLECTIONS THEME 2023-2024: I am Hopeful Because…

  • Parent or guardian must be a PTA member to participate
  • Full eligibility including Participation Rules and Entry Form are included in the Reflections packets below
  • Art entry collection starts on Monday, October 23, 2023
  • Entries are collected and displayed in Library
  • Entry deadline is Friday, October  – October 27, 2023  
  • Reflections Award Ceremony (by invitation only, December 5, 2023)

Things to know! 

  • Parent must be a member of the OFE PTA.
  • Entry form must be signed by parent and include a Title and Artist Statement.
  • No 3D artwork or sculpture.
  • Photography must be single print or digital image taken by the student (phone pics ok), no larger than 8×10 inches, unframed.
  • Visual arts dimensions must not exceed 24×30 inches, including mat.
  • Dance Choreography, Music Composition and Film Production must not exceed 5 minutes.
  • Literature must not exceed 2000 words and may be hand written or typed.
  • Refer to the Official participation rules for detailed guidance for each category.


Download the entry form and rules (English and Spanish versions) on the buttons below, or pick up a printed version at the OFE Library or Front Desk through October 2023. Entries due by Friday, October 27, 2023. 

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