Reflections State winners

Congratulations to the following students from Mill Creek Elementary for being named winners of the 2024 National PTA Reflections Arts Contest!!! They both received an “Award of Excellence” at the National Level!

Pehal Thacker – Dance Choreography

Donya Wixom – Music Composition


Congratulations to the following students from Mill Creek Elementary for winning state level awards:

Pehal Thacker – Dance Choreography

Donya Wixom – Music Composition

Click here to see all the state winners.

WA State Reflections in-person celebration was on April 20, 2024 at 3:30PM at Juanita HS Performing Arts Center (10601 NE 132nf St. / Kirkland, WA 98034) The above students were recognized at this event. They will also be recognized at the ESD Board Meeting on 5/14/2024 at the CRC.

Reflections Survey

Please help us plan for 2024-2025 Reflections by completing a short survey (link below) by 06/01/24. Please consider completing this survey even if you don’t plan to participate in Reflections next school year. Thank you.

Complete Reflections Survey here

Start thinking about next year’s entries! The 2024-2025 theme is Accepting Imperfection


  1. Important Dates and Announcements:
    • National Submission Deadline was 3/1/2024

      National awardees were announced on May 1st and are celebrated throughout the following calendar year.  Students will be recognized with the following awards from National PTA: Award of Merit, Award of Excellence and Award of Outstanding Interpretation. 

      Learn more about the awards and prizes offered to national level winners by National PTA at PTA.org/ReflectionsAwards.
    • Theme Search Contest
      Students may enter their theme idea for 2026-2027 by submitting Theme Search entry form to ptaprogdir@wastatepta.org by November 1st, 2024.

      For more information and entry form, please go here: Reflections Art Program
    • Participating in Reflections next year
      Whether or not you will continue to chair for Reflections next year, please encourage students at your school to think about creating their artwork over the summer break and submitting them in the Fall.
      2024-2025 theme: Accepting Imperfection.  
    • Prepping for 2024-2025
      Please email Everett PTSA Council Reflections Chair (reflections@everettptsacouncil.org) if your PTA plans to or considering participating in Reflections next school year.
      • Tentative dates:
        • Sunday, October 6, 2024: mandatory virtual training for PTA Reflections Chairs, tentative time 3-4PM
        • Sunday, November 17, 2024: virtual Q&A session, tentative time 11AM-12PM
        • Wednesday, November 27, 2024 by 11:59PM: deadline for submitting all entries to council
        • Wednesday, December 4, 2024: Reflections hanging art party, tentative time 10AM-8:30PM
        • December 9, 2024 – January 8, 2025: artwork will be displayed at CRC for students and families to see
        • January 8, 2025: Council Reflections Celebration at 6-7PM and 7:15-8:15PM
  2. Check Out Resources for Reflections Chairs:

Contact Cam-Tu Vo with any questions at: reflections@everettptsacouncil.org