2018-19 Reflections Arts Program

National PTA Reflections is celebrating its 50th year! North Carolina PTA applauds students and PTA families across the state for participating in Reflections, a national arts recognition program that encourages students to explore their talents and express themselves. First place winners will move on to the National PTA competition.

The deadline for 2018-19 has now passed, and we are in the judging phase.

Winners will be announced in March, and our celebration of winners will take place on April 6th at:

Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave.
Cary, NC 27513

Free parking is available in the parking deck beside the center.

Some helpful links:

Town of Cary-Visitors information
Things to do in Downtown Cary



Reflections Theme Search Competition

National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme. NCPTA proudly announces and congratulates the following state-level winners for the Reflections 2020-2021 Theme Search!

“Be the Change”
Rachit Chandrakul, Jefferson Elementary PTA, Winston-Salem

“Hear My Voice”
Lan Truong, Early College at Guilford PTSA, Greensboro

“I’m proud to be…”
Avni Choudepally, Cedar Fork Elementary PTA, Morrisville

“If I had Magic”
Avni Choudepally, Cedar Fork Elementary PTA, Morrisville

“What Freedom Means to Me”
Lan Truong, Early College at Guilford PTSA, Greensboro

Click here to learn more about Reflections.

2018-19 Reflections Information & Rules
“Heroes Around Me”

Arts Categories

  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
  • Special Artists

Note: Only PTAs in good standing may participate in the Reflections Program.

Reflections Leaders Guide

The Reflections Leaders Guide contains everything you need to know to successfully administer a Reflections Program at your school. Please take the time to read this important guide.


All entries must be submitted in accordance with the guidelines and instructions provided NCPTA. Please review the instructions and guidelines carefully and contact NCPTA if you have any questions.

NC Specific Guidelines

Submission & Participation Forms

Council Contacts and Entry Requirements

If you are a local PTA unit and there is an active PTA Council in your county, then you must submit Reflections entries through the appropriate PTA Council.


Click here for the Judging Guide

Click here to download Reflections certificate

Promotional Tools and Image Bank

Spanish Materials

Please contact the State office at office@ncpta.org.

Congratulations to National PTA Reflections winners from North Carolina!

NCPTA Announces the 2017/18 State Reflections Winners!

2016-2017 Reflections “What Is Your Story?”

2015-2016 Reflections “Let Your Imagination Fly”

2014-2015 Reflections
“The world would be a better place if…”

Watch the 2015 Reflections Celebration held on April 18, 2015 in Raleigh. The Celebration will be available to view for 2 years.

2013-2014 Reflections “Believe, Dream, Inspire”

2012-2013 Reflections “The Magic of a Moment…”

2011-2012 Reflections “Diversity Means…”