Reflections Program 2016-2017



What is Your Story?

…is the theme for the 2016-2017 school year. It was selected through the Reflections Theme Search Contest.

Join the search for a future theme by entering the annual Theme Search Contest. 

(Finalists & Winners Lists)


Reflections ImageAbout Reflections

All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts.

What will you create? The Arts–and the National PTA Reflection program can be a valuable tool for fostering strong partnerships in your school community. The National PTA Reflections program is PTA’s cornerstone arts program. It was developed in 1969 by Colorado’s PTA President Mary Lou Anderson to encourage students to explore their talents and express themselves. Since then, the Reflections Program has inspired millions of students to reflect on a specific theme and create original artwork. Each year, students in Grades Pre-K through 12 are recognized for bringing the theme to life through dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.

In 2012, the Special Artist Division emerged as an optional division for students whose physical, cognitive, or mental health challenges meet ADA guidelines. More information regarding guidelines and rules will be in your Reflections Guide.

Are you a new Reflections Chair or would like some info on how to implement Reflections in your school? Follow along with your WSPTA Reflections Guide for Local PTAs (you will receive the Fall from your PTA President).


  • Issaquah Reflections Orientation for Chairs: Monday, September 26th. Issaquah Library Meeting Room, 10:30am-12:30pm.
  • District Reflections deadline to submit student work:   Monday, November 21st.Issaquah Library Meeting Room, 10am-Noon.
  • District Reflections Gallery Walk Reception: Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Issaquah High School, 6:30-8pm.
Want to know more?

Volunteers Needed!

Please feel free to jump on board. With so many details, many hands make the work load light. Volunteers needed to help with the District Reception in January. Please contact the Council Reflections Chair for more information.

Issaquah PTSA Council Reflections Chair:

Yvette Blauvelt and Leah Gibson
Click HERE to visit the WSPTA Reflections Website

Finalists & Winners:

2016-2017 2016-2017 WSPTA Reflections Award Winners Issaquah
2016-2017 WSPTA Statewide Winners
2016-2017 District Reflections Finalists
2016-2017 District Reflections Reception and Gallery Program
2015-2016 2015-2016 WSPTA Reflections Award Winners
2015-2016 District Reflections Finalists
2015-2016 District Reflections Reception and Gallery Program
2014-2015 2014-2015 WSPTA Reflections Award Winners
2014-2015 District Reflections Finalists
2014-2015 Issaquah School District Reflections Reception and Gallery Program.
2013-2014 2013-2014 District Reflection Finalists
2013-2014 WASTATE PTA  Reflection Finalists
2012-2013 2012-2013 National PTA Reflections Awards Recipients by State
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