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32nd District Reflections Showcase 2016

1/26/16

District PTA Reflections Showcase

Saturday February 6, 2016 • 11am-1 pm

Walnut Creek Intermediate School

2425 Walnut Blvd, Walnut Creek 94596

    Please join us as we celebrate the artistic talents of our students in the Thirty-Second District! Students entries were very competitive this year as our judges, all professional in their categories, had a very tough time selecting ones to advance from District PTA to California State PTA. This year's judges include a published novelist, a Los Angeles music producer, a Hollywood film editor, dance studio director and artists and teachers. All were very impressed by our students' works.
    Our 2016 showcase will be a different format than in the past where we will have a gallery style walk-through. You are welcome to come with your students at any time during 11am-1 pm. Entrants moving to the California State PTA level will be highlighted as well as all of those entries who have been honored at the District level. Congratulations to our talented artists!

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Advancing Entries To Council

Follow these steps to advance your school's entries to Council
How To Advance Entries

 

Please complete following form and submit with advancing entries:

Unit Participation Form

 

Also complete this spreadsheet and e-mail to Bhu or Susanna:

Advancing Entries Spreadsheet

 

Have entrants use this form if there are other students participating in the entries

Consent Form

Resources for Reflections Chairs

Here are some great resources to help you educate and promote the Reflections program to your school communities, especially if you are new to the program this year. Even if you are a returning Chair, or are familiar with the program, some of these may help you organize your activities or generate some ideas.

 

-Local Chair Guide - Created by National PTA, it's great reference as it goes over the entire Reflections process in general and provides steps in implementing your program.

-Sample Action Plan - Use this or modify it with your activities and you won't forget an important detail.

-Tips For Promoting Reflections - Some of these may generate excitement and result in more participation from students.

-FAQ - Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Reflections Logos & Flyers

Download the appropriate Reflections logos and flyers to create customized, posters, banners and other materials to help promote the program to your school community.

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Reflections

32nd District Reflections Showcase 2016

 

The 32nd District of PTAs

invites you and your family

to the

 

PTA Reflections Showcase

 

“Let Your Imagination Fly”

 

Congratulations on your success in being selected

for the 32nd District level of the PTA Reflections Program!

 

The Reflections Showcase will recognize your hard work and amazing skills as an artist.  Your entry was judged against others in your category and grade level within Contra Costa County.  From that group, one entry was selected to move forward to the State level of the PTA Reflections program. 


All entries will be honored for achieving this level of the program.  The entry in each category and age group that was selected for the State level of judging will be revealed at the Showcase. 

 

 

Walnut Creek Intermediate School

2425 Walnut Blvd.

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Saturday, February 6, 2016

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

The Showcase is a “gallery-style format”, where you will be able to enjoy all the entries at your convenience throughout the day.  You may join us at any time, as there will not be a stage presentation this year. 

Questions, please contact

SRVCPTA 2015-16 Reflections Showcase Results

Congratulations to all the SRVCPTA's Reflections 2015-16  Participants!

 

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY-

Madeleine Roytfeld         Primary Grade level                Green Brook Elementary

Kaavya Vipul                    Intermediate Grade                  Tassajara Hills Elementary

Ella Foster                         Middle School)                         Charlotte Wood MS

Hannah Mauriclo             High School                              Dougherty Valley HS

Karina Rose Bengco       Special Artist                             San Ramon Valley HS

FILM PRODUCTION-

Anuj Goyal                       Primary Grade level                  Hidden Hills Elementary

Annia McCormick             Intermediate Grade                 Coyote Creek Elementary

Carson Foster                  Middle School                           Charlotte Wood MS

LITERATURE-

Amber Kaplenco               Primary Grade Level              Hidden Hills Elementary

Tara Chelvam                   Intermediate                            Creekside Elementary

Aditi Raju                          Middle School                          Diablo Vista Middle School

Heather No                       High School                             Monte Vista HS

MUSIC COMPOSITION-

Saira Trehan                    Primary Grade Level              Greenbrook Elementary

Venya Masula                  Intermediate Grade                Live Oak Elementary

William Li                         Middle School                         Gale Ranch MS

Abhinav Anand                High School                             Dougherty Valley HS

PHOTOGRAPHY-

Ayesha Sarma                 Primary Grade Level               Baldwin Elementary

Seirra Chambers             Intermediate Grade                 Live Oak Elementary

Owen Callison                 Middle School                          Stone Valley MS

Anjali Vadhri                    High School                             Dougherty Valley HS

VISUAL ARTS-

Soolynn Bae                   Primary Grade Level                Quail Run Elementary School

Dhruv Govindarao          Intermediate Grade                  Live Oak Elementary School

Leah John (3D)                       Middle School                          Gale Ranch Middle School

Michelle Minzhi Li           High School                              Dougherty Valley HS

Ryan Singh                     Special Artist                            Charlotte wood Elementary

 

Congratulations to all the Reflections Program Participants and Good Luck who are Advancing to 32nd District !!

Congratulations to All the Participants of Reflections Program 2015-2016 and Good Luck to all the 25 students, whose entries are advancing to the 32nd District Level for another round of judging.

 

SRV Council of PTA’s proudly presented “ Let Your Imagination Fly” , Reflections Program Showcase 2015-2016 on December 10th , 2015 , at Pine Valley Middle School. Around 150 Art entries, in Dance , Film , Literature , Music , Photography and Visual Arts (2D and 3D) categories, from Transitional Kindergarten through grade 12 were showcased. 30 SRVUSD Schools participated in this year’s Reflections Program.

The “Award of Excellence” was presented to the 25 Students during the Reflections Award Reception on the stage in the presence of our Guests of Honor: Mary Shelton , Superintendent of school Education , Bill Clarkson , Mayor of City of San Ramon and Karen Stepper , Mayor of Town of Danville along with Marilyn Lucey , SRVCPTA ,President and Ruchi Mehta , SRVCPTA , Refection Chairperson.

 

Reflections program is aimed at celebrating various medias of art created by school age children , by bringing each year a specific Reflection's THEME to life through their original creative thoughts , ideas and  creations!! This year was no exception, SRV Council is proudly advancing 25 entries in all 6 categories and grade levels to 32nd District for another round of judging. I on behalf of SRV Council wish them Good Luck!!

 

This Program takes many months of preparation, presentation and continuous efforts, So I would Like to extent my sincere Thanks to all the Unit Reflections chairs and volunteers for their great efforts to put together such a Amazing Celebration at the Reflections Showcase and Award Ceremony . Last but not the least, A Big Thank you to all the Participants, Teachers, Principals, School and Parent community for their continuous support and encouragement.

 

“The Goal of Reflections Program is Participation and Appreciation of Arts”

SRVCPTA Reflections 2015-16 Photography & Visual Arts Advancing Entries

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For questions email at reflections@srvcouncilpta.org

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New Changes to Visual Arts Category!

Exciting new changes are coming to Reflections in the Visual Arts category! Starting this fall, 3D artwork will be accepted. 3D Art will include ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber arts, etc. Now students can express their creations in media other than paper. Also, 2D Art will no longer have a thickness restriction. This means that students may use traditional canvas on wood and not worry about having their artwork disqualified if it's over 3/8" in thickness. There are conditions that students must follow, however, so please review all rules carefully. The General Rules and the specific rules for each category are available below. 

General & Category Rules 2015-2016

Please use Summary of Rules as a "cheat sheet." Once the student has determined the categories to enter, he/she MUST review carefully the General Rules and Full Rules for each category. Deadline dates will be determined by each school.

- Summary of Rules

- General Participations Rules

- Special Artist

- Dance Choreography

- Film Production

- Literature

- Music Composition

- Photography

- Visual Arts

* New! Distinction between various art forms for Visual Arts & Photography (PowerPoint slides)

Student Entry Form

Student Entry Form

Download and complete by computer or print and fill out manually. Please make sure the form is complete.

Judging Criteria, Tips & Score Card

Interpretation of Theme: How closely the piece relates to the theme, based on the artwork itself and the artist statement. 20 points or 50%

Artistic Merit/Creativity: How creative and original the piece is in its conception of the theme and its presentation. 10 points or 25%

Mastery of Medium: The level of skill demonstrated in the basic principles/techniques of the arts area. 10 points or 25%

(For Official Use Only)
-Judging Tips
-Judge's Rating Sheet

Links

32nd District PTA to find a timeframe of the Reflections program

CA PTA to find tips, detailed rules and the CA PTA store

National PTA to read more about the program and find the National PTA store

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