Reflections Art Contest

The Grade divisions include: You dont have to attend Mears to participate. But if your student wins they will be representing Mears PTSA

2020/2021 Theme is I Matter Because.......

Student Entry Form 

State specific Rules ( STEAM and Group Dance)

National Specific Rules

Complete Student Entry and Rules Packet

Individual Entry Guidelines:

Dance Choreography Literature

Photography Film Production

Music Composition STEAM (State Only)

Visual Arts Group Dance (State Only)

Special Artist Theme Contest

Cultural Heritage (State Only)

Reflections encourages students of all ages to: Unleash creative talents and be inspiredExpress themselves imaginatively in their artworkExperience the fun and joy of making artTap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme. Receive positive recognition for their original works of art.

REFLECTIONS: IT'S ALL ABOUT THE ARTS PARTICIPATION IS EASY, EXCITING AND EMPOWERINGStudents must participate in the National PTA Program through a local PTA/PTSA in good standing.  All student entries must adhere to the following guidelines:Each entry must be the original work of one student onlyA student may create their entry inside or outside of schoolA student may submit entries is more than one categoryEach entry must be accompanied by a competed and signed Student Entry Form Student entries must include a title and artist statement that communicates their inspiration for the work and how it relates to this year’s theme I Matter Because......  

All Reflection entries are submitted first to local Mears PTSA where they are recognized and judged in their grade level divisions. The Special Artist division celebrates all student artists with special needs. Mears PTSA will then judged entries submitted , which then be sent on to region 4 for judging. The final Reflection entries submitted to Alaska PTA are then judged at the state level and are considered for Award of Excellence (1st), Award of Outstanding Achievement (2nd) and Award of Merit. (3rd). Award of Excellence (1st) entries are then sent on to National PTA to represent Alaska PTA in the final National PTA judging round.

2019/2020 Reflection Entries

Sally Deyoung

Jack Deyoung

Leanna Edais