Reflections Info 2022-23 and Call for Theme Entries!

Explore the arts and express yourself!

Welcome to the 2022-2023 Program!
The deadline to advance entries to Missouri PTA for state round is December 15, 2022.

New to Reflections? Click here to learn more about this 50+ year old PTA program and the impact it brings to the students, school and community.

Thank you for making this opportunity possible for the students at your school.
The following resources have details and deadlines that are specific to Missouri units.
Many can be customized with your unit’s information. Please be sure to read these carefully.

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If you have any questions or suggestions please reach out to the State Reflections Chair at We would love to hear from you!

Take the first steps now to a great Reflections Program!
1. Register your unit at
2. Outline your program’s activities and deadlines.
3. Kick it off with the Theme Search Contest!

Kick off your Reflections Program with the Reflections Theme Search Contest!
Every year, National PTA hosts the annual Reflections Theme Search Contest to select one student theme to inspire student artists as they participate in the national Reflections program. Themes are selected two years in advance. It’s easy to participate! Check out the
resources listed below. Units may submit entries to Missouri PTA by email to by November 15, 2022.
Each state may select only five theme entries to advance to National PTA. One winning student's theme is selected by a team of National PTA volunteers based on originality and creativity. The winning student is awarded $100 and national recognition. Congratulations to Alice Meko, from Hampton Cove Elementary PTA in Alabama, the 2023-2024 Reflections theme will be I Am Hopeful Because…

Annual Theme Search Contest Resources:
 Theme Search Information Packet for Chairs
 Theme Search Entry Form (word version)
 Theme Search Form (fillable pdf)
 Social Media Images
Theme Search Facebook Post Image
Theme Search Instagram Post Image
Theme Search Twitter Post Image

Local Unit Reflections Program Resources: 
 Missouri Local Leaders Guide to Reflections
 Missouri Reflections Program Leader’s Checklist
 Fillable Student Entry Packet (fillable pdf)
 Student Entry Packet (word version)
 Student Entry Form (fillable pdf)
 Art Category Guidelines
Dance Choreography Film Production Literature
Music Composition Photography Visual Arts
 Special Artists Division Information
 Reflections Program Judge Review Packet and Criteria
 Portal Uploading Instructions (coming soon)
 PTA Reflections Celebration Event Planning Guide

Program Promotional Items: 
 General Reflections Flyer
 Show Your Voice Graphic
 Call for Entries Posters (Fillable)
8.5 x 11 11 x 17 17 x 22
 Videos
Reflections Promo Reel
Show Your Voice! Call for Entries Video
 Social Media Theme Images
Zoom Background
Facebook Post Image
Facebook Cover
Instagram Post Image
Twitter Post Image
 Category/Division Images
Compiled Category Images
Dance Choreography
Visual Arts
Music Composition
Film Production
Special Artist

Reflections information:

Theme entry information: