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This Column For Reflections Chairs' Use

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

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.

 

-SRVCPTA Reflections Training Packet - Specific to our Council, this packet comprehensively cover what we need to do for Reflections at our schools.

-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.

Reflections logo

PTAReflections logo

Reflections logo - Black

Reflections logo - White

Reflections flyer (general)

Reflections flyer (customizable)

Arts In Education flyer

Special Artist flyer

Reflections

Save The Date!

Reflections Showcase flyer
 

 

Questions?

E-mail Susanna Ordway, Reflections Program Chair

                                     or

E-mail Bhu Singh, Reflections Showcase Chair

Be Inspired By Last Year's Winning Entries

Reflections Logo

General & Category Rules 2014-2015

Please use Abridged Rules & Guidelines 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.

-Abridged Rules & Guidelines

-General Participations Rules

-Special Artist

-Dance Choreography

-Film Production

-Literature

-Music Composition

-Photography

-Visual Arts

Student Entry Form

Student Entry Form

Download and complete by computer or print and fill out manually

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

SMARTS promotes and supports access for all students to a complete education that includes the arts! Please join their mailing list.