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2023-24 reflections program at MPE

what is reflections?

The National PTA Reflections Program is an arts recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home.  It offers students opportunities to express themselves creatively in six different art categories and to receive positive recognition for original works of art inspired by a pre-selected theme.

This year's theme is: “I am Hopeful Because...

Students may choose one or all of the available art categories:



Dance Choreography

Dance Choreography


Film Production




Music Composition



Visual Arts

Visual Arts





More details on the process, divisions, and categories can be found here

Please make sure you follow all the rules and presentation guidelines mentioned here to avoid disqualification.

Students may enter as many pieces as they would like in one or all art categories.  Students will need to submit a Student Participation Form for EVERY piece they submit for judging. Please make sure to read the General Participation Rules and the Art Specific Rules.

Please read the following instructions carefully before you fill out the MPE Reflections Student Entry Form online here

Step 1: Please make sure you are signed into parent's personal Gmail or are using parent's personal email (no work emails, or student school emails please) when completing this form. Parent and Student are to complete form together (including uploading artwork).

Step 2: For students under 18, parental permission is required. When you click on submit for this form, you are confirming that the student has their parent's permission to participate in the Reflection program. Before submitting the form, remember to right click, print the page, and have the Parent/Guardian sign this page and send a scanned copy to your Reflections Chair's email reflectionsmpe@gmail.com 

Step 3: If for any reason you cannot submit your art digitally through the form, email your artwork directly to your Reflections chair.

(REQUIRED: parent signature needed for acceptance of submission).

All the artwork must be submitted by October11th no later than 11:59pm.

***Students do not have to wait to fill out the MPE Student Entry Form to start their art projects. Students can begin working on their art project NOW!

****For elementary student entries, a parent/guardian must be a current PAID PTA member