PTA Reflections 



Reflections has been a staple NATIONWIDE ARTS PROGRAM in many schools for over 50 years.  

All Schimelpfenig students are eligible to participate in the Reflections program.

  • Categories
    • Dance choreography
    • Film production
    • Literature 
    • Music composition 
    • Photography and 
    • Visual arts
  • Eligibility: All Schimelpfenig students
    • At least one person from the household must be a current PTA member. To become a member, click here
    • Students may enter any or all of the six art categories. 
    • Multiple entries within a single arts category are permitted.  
    • Each entry must be the original work of one student and created specifically for the Reflections program based on the national theme. 
    • Each entry must also conform to the general guidelines developed by National PTA
  • National PTA rules

Students should download the Program Rules to ensure their art meets the requirements for each art category. Each entry must be accompanied by a completed Student Entry Form.


Student Program Rules Packet:  English | Spanish

Student Entry Form:  English | Spanish


Submitting your entries

Reflections 2022 - 2023 theme: Show Your Voice! If you have not started already, now is the time to be working on your Reflections projects! The deadline to submit your entries is OCTOBER 31st! if you have any questions please email Cynthia Dashiell at


Visit the 2019-2020 Reflections Gallery to see examples of entries from a prior year.


Questions?  Email



Not sure where to start? 

Join Plano Arts and Events every Monday for free online art classes for all age groups.


Celebrating 50+ Years of Reflections

This YouTube Video explores 50 years of the Reflections program. Learn about the impact Reflections has had on students, families, and communities since the program was founded in 1969.




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DISCLAIMER: The Schimelpfenig Middle School PTA is a noncommercial, nonsectarian, nonpartisan association that does not endorse any candidate or political party. This PTA does not endorse non-PTA products or services. If you have a concern, please contact a member of the PTA Executive Board.