Reflections is a wonderful opportunity for students creativity to be recognized which helps to build confidence regardless of the outcome!

We encourage all Fernwood students to imagine and explore with Reflections! 

This year, the theme for Reflections will be, "I Will Change The World By..."

Students will have the opportunity to create submissions based on this year's theme and in the categories of Visual 2D and 3D Art, Dance, Literature, Music, Photography, and Film Production.

Check out the google slide to learn more about reflections and how to participate.

Watch this brief video to learn more about Reflections Program.

The due date for all the entries is Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

We are going Virtual again this year, so please submit all your entries along with the entry form to on or before the due date.

For any questions contact Ramya Tanguturu at

What is Reflections?

The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works to reflect this year's theme, "I Will Change the World By...".

Reflections is so much more than "just an art contest."  

  • It helps kids take risks
  • Kids can be inspired
  • It helps students think creatively 
  • They can receive positive recognition
  • Students will be celebrated for their works of art
  • It also allows our community to celebrate creativity in our students

Watch this brief video to learn more about Reflections Program.

Art Submission Categories:

  • Literature – works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short stories and lyrics.
  • Music Composition – original musical composition, with or without words.
  • Photography - color or black and white, including techniques: photo-gram, retouched, montage, sandwich and multiple exposure.
  • Visual Arts - drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor & t-shirt paints, computer generated art, two-dimensional collage, printmaking, needlework & leather tooling.
  • Film/Video Production - original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.
  • Choreography/Dance - originally choreographed dance composition.
  • Special Artist - *NEW for 2021-2022 Special Artist will be judged in two grade divisions: Elementary (PreK-5) & Secondary (6-12)*


  • This year due to covid-19 Reflections is going completely virtual and all artworks are submitted digitally.
  • No names or labels on the front.
  • Student signatures can be typed on to the entry forms.
  • Art work from all the categories should be submitted digitally along with the entry form.
  • Please fill in all the necessary information in the entry form and submit it along with the artwork.
  • Art work and entry form should be named with your child’s full name and grade. 
  • Make sure to name both entry form and artwork with the same file name. 
  • Please submit high quality scans or digital photos of all artworks along with the entry form to 
  • Additional info can be found here.

How to Participate:

Let our fernwood students be creative to explore from this year's theme, "I Will Change the World By..."


Reflections 2021-22 General Rules and Entry Form (all categories)

In addition to the general Reflections rules included in the entry packet above, there are also rules specific to each category. Competition guidelines for each of the art categories is available for download below:

The due date for all the entries is Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

For any questions please contact Ramya Tanguturu at