RMS PTSA welcomes all students, including those with special needs. Please email specialneeds@rmsptsa.org to discuss accommodations for a student with special needs with so they are able to participate in any of our programs!

Year: 2023-2024


Theme: I am Hopeful Because…

DUE DATE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: Friday, November 3rd, 2023


Please note that we collect entries ONLY November 8th

Digital Submissions: Email project and electronic entry form to reflections@rmsptsa.org by 8:00 PM on November 3rd, 2023

For all entries:

  • Please make sure that you have read and complied with all of the rules for the category to which you are submitting.
  • Please make sure that your artist’s name/initials are NOT INCLUDED ANYWHERE on the artwork (unless instructed by category specific rules) or the entry will be disqualified.
  • Please make sure that the entry form/consent form are filled out COMPLETELY.
  • Only one student may submit an entry (no collaborations).
  • A student can submit a maximum of one entry per category, but a student may enter multiple categories.
  • If people other than the artist are featured in the entry, assure that completed PTA Reflections Consent Form is attached to it.

Steps for submission entries in Dance Choreography, Musical Composition, Film/Video Production, Photography, Visual Arts, and Literature:

  1. Complete RMS PTA Reflections Art Entry Submission Form.
  2. Assure that digital files are in the appropriate format as specified in category rules.
  3. We do accept ONLY 2D Visual Art entries.

For entries in Special Artists Category:

  • Please submit artwork per method described in categories above depending on the type of artwork.
  • Please also note Special Artist in the category.


If you have any questions regarding submission, please email: reflections@rmsptsa.org


For Theme Search:

Students should complete and submit the online form by November 1, 2023

Each year, National PTA seeks a theme for the Reflections program year to be held two years from now. The list of finalists for the 2025-2026 program year will be announced in November.

The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100. Their theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2024. Click here for a list of past themes.

Click here to go to the Reflections Theme Search online entry form.

Click here to watch a 5-minute video walking through the entry form.

Questions about this contest? Email ptaprogdir@wastatepta.org

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