Welcome to the WSPTA Reflections art contest! We are excited that your child wants to participate this year.  Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school, but in life.


The theme for the 2020-21 program is “I Will Change the World By…”


Entry form, contest categories, & rules


Please use this Student Entry Form that is pre-filled with the Peter Kirk PTSA information. 


A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are:


Category Rules

Category Description

Format to Submit Electronically

Dance Choreography Rules

Originally choreographed dance composition.

AVI and MP4

Film Production Rules

Original works, with or without sound, of animation,

narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film

AVI and MP4

Literature Rules

Works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short

stories and lyrics


Music Composition Rules

Original musical composition, with or without words

MP3 and WAV

Photography Rules

Color or black and white, included techniques:

photogram, negative sandwich, and multiple exposure

Scanned or Digital format sent as jpeg, png

Visual Arts Rules

Drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor &

t-shirt paints, computer generated art, collage, printmaking

Scanned or photographed sent as jpeg, png

Special Artist Division

This is an option for students with a disability as defined

under the Americans with Disabilities act (ADA)



If your student is interested in participating, we encourage your to "register" here. This way we can send you tips, updates, and reminders.


Details on how to submit


This year, we ask students to digitally and physically (if applicable) submit their entries.


Submitting digitally

  • If your student is submitting a visual arts piece, take a photo and attached the photo and entry form and email to reflections@peterkirkptsa.org
  • If your student is submitting a dance video, film, literature, or photograph, attached the appropriate file format and entry form and email to reflections@peterkirkptsa.org
  • Deadline to submit will be Friday, November 5, 2021

Submitting physically (visual arts and photography pieces only)

  • We will be collecting visual art pieces at school from Monday, November 1 to Friday, November 5. There will be designated cart for students to place their work by the main entry doors.
  • Deadline to submit will be Friday, November 5, 2021

Again, the deadline for submitting will be Friday, November 5, 2021.


If you have any questions or concerns about the process or need any assistance,

please contact Jenny Wang, Reflections Chair at reflections@peterkirkptsa.org


Category rules can be found at Washington State PTA Reflections.

FAQs and more information on Washington State's Reflections Programs

More on the National PTA Reflections Contest

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1312 6th St
Kirkland, WA 98033

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