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32nd District Reflections Showcase 2016

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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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California State Reflections Program 2015-2016 Results

California State PTA Recognizes Seven San Ramon Valley Students for

Reflections Program "Let your Imagination Fly" 2015-2016


The results from California State PTA in the state level Reflections Program 2015-2016 are in, and we are so pleased to share that seven students of San Ramon Valley are recognized! These students are:


Award of Excellence:

Karina B.

Special Artist- Dance Choreography

San Ramon Valley High PTSA


Award of Merit:

Abhinav A.

Music composition

Dougherty Valley High School PTSA


Carson F.

Film Production

Charlotte Wood Middle School PTA


Madeleine R.

Dance Choreography - Primary

Greenbrook Elementary School PTA


Convention Display:

Soolynn B.

Visual Arts - Primary

Quail Run Elementary School PTA


Sierra C.

Photography – Intermediate

Live Oak PTA


Michelle L.

Visual Arts

Dougherty Valley High School PTSA


Congratulations to these students!

Although only ‘Award of Excellence’ winner advances to National PTA, but all our SRV students deserve a big hand for their participation and achievement, as they competed with many talented entries from all throughout the state of California and came out Merit winners. These students will be receiving their awards and certificates from California State PTA (CAPTA) in the mail, and their art will be on display at the CAPTA State Convention in San Diego, May 4 – 7,2016.

2015-2016 District Reflections Results


Congratulation to all 13 entries from SRVCPTA , who were presented “Award of Excellence” , at 32nd District Reflections Showcase , in recognition of advancement to the California State of PTA level of Reflections Program and their entries will be displayed at the State Convention !!



Madeleine R.                     Primary                            Green Brook Elementary


Ella F.                                Middle School                  Charlotte Wood MS


Karina R. B.                      Special Artist                    San Ramon Valley HS



Annia M.                           Intermediate                    Coyote Creek Elementary


Carson F.                         Middle School                  Charlotte Wood MS



Aditi R.                             Middle School                  Diablo Vista Middle School



Saira T.                           Primary                             Greenbrook Elementary


Abhinav A.                     High School                      Dougherty Valley HS



Seirra C.                        Intermediate                      Live Oak Elementary


Owen C.                        Middle School                   Stone Valley MS


Anjali V.                         High School                      Dougherty Valley HS



Soolynn B.                    Primary                              Quail Run Elementary School


Michelle M. L.               High School                        Dougherty Valley HS


*Following 2 entries in “Visual Arts” from SRVCPTA were presented “Award Of Merit”


Dhruv G.                        Intermediate                             Live Oak Elementary School

Ryan S.                          Special Artist                           Charlotte Wood Elementary School

SRVCPTA 2015-16 Reflections Showcase Results

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



Madeleine R.                   Primary Grade level                Green Brook Elementary

Kaavya V.                        Intermediate Grade                  Tassajara Hills Elementary

Ella F.                              Middle School)                         Charlotte Wood MS

Hannah M.                      High School                              Dougherty Valley HS

Karina B.                         Special Artist                             San Ramon Valley HS


Anuj G.                            Primary Grade level                  Hidden Hills Elementary

Annia M.                          Intermediate Grade                 Coyote Creek Elementary

Carson F.                         Middle School                           Charlotte Wood MS


Amber K.                          Primary Grade Level              Hidden Hills Elementary

Tara C.                             Intermediate                            Creekside Elementary

Aditi R.                             Middle School                          Diablo Vista Middle School

Heather N.                       High School                             Monte Vista HS


Saira T.                           Primary Grade Level              Greenbrook Elementary

Venya M.                         Intermediate Grade                Live Oak Elementary

William L.                         Middle School                         Gale Ranch MS

Abhinav A.                      High School                             Dougherty Valley HS


Ayesha S.                       Primary Grade Level               Baldwin Elementary

Seirra C.                         Intermediate Grade                 Live Oak Elementary

Owen C.                         Middle School                          Stone Valley MS

Anjali V.                          High School                             Dougherty Valley HS


Soolynn B.                      Primary Grade Level                Quail Run Elementary School

Dhruv G.                         Intermediate Grade                  Live Oak Elementary School

Leah J. (3D)                   Middle School                          Gale Ranch Middle School

Michelle L.                      High School                              Dougherty Valley HS

Ryan S.                           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

Contact Reflections at:

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


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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