2021-2022 Theme: I Will Change The World By....
PCMS PTA is excited to announce the 11x students whose artworks are moving forward to our 2021-22 district-level competition.

The Reflections Art Program is a National PTA contest open to students in PreK-12th grade. We could not be prouder of all the students that participated this year and shared their creative talents, thoughts, feelings, and ideas in response to the theme, I Will Change the World By...please congratulate the following PCMS finalists!

  • “The Hands of Unity” digital art by Pratishta Venkitesh, 8th grade 
  • “The Impact I Have” pencil drawing by Arshia Mohapatra, 8th grade  
  • “I Will Use Technology to Reduce the Effects of Climate Change” 851 words by Medha Rao, grade 7 
  • “Kindness Sparks Change” film production, animation, by Archith Praveen, grade 7 
  • “Seaside” film production, animation, by Ankith Praveen, grade 7 
  • “Gen Z” piano composition by Anya Pimkina, grade 7 
  • “Home?” digital art by Clara Stowe, grade 7 
  • “Under My Umbrella” painting by Aryanna Sabharwal, grade 6 
  • “Piece of Me” pencil drawing by Lisa Kwak, grade 8 
  • “Light at the End of the Tunnel” painting by Arushi Sinha, grade 8 
  • “Raking a Difference” drawing by Aadya Syal, grade 6 
Entries due Friday, October 29, 2021, at 3:00 PM. 

Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition, whose sole purpose is to provide opportunities for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves in original art.  WA State PTA Reflections Guidelines.  National PTA Reflections Guidelines.

Students may submit an entry one, or all six arts areas. Only original works are only accepted. (Up to six entries/student, total.) Twelve PCMS finalists will be chosen to advance to the Issaquah District Competition level.


    • Literature -- works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short stories and lyrics.
    • Music Composition -- original musical composition, with or without words.
    • Photography -- prints have a maximum finished size of 18 x 24 inches in color or black and white, including techniques: photogram, 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. A maximum finished size of 18x24 inches.
    • Film/Video -- original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.
    • Choreography/Dance -- originally choreographed dance composition

PCMS Entry Deadline: Friday, October 29, 2021, at 3:00 PM. 

  • Contact Reflections Chair, Angela Bizzari for updated drop-off information, due to ISD policy and remote learning.

PCMS Exhibition: To be announced...


2020-21Official Entry Form, Rules & Guidelines

Entries are judged on creative ability and interpretation of the theme. Please submit artwork that adheres to the following rules and guidelines.  

2020-21 OFFICIAL Reflections Entry Form - Required Form

Reflections Dance Choreography Packet

Reflections Film Production Packet

Reflections Literature Packet

Reflections Music Composition Packet

Reflections Photography Packet

Reflections Visual Arts Packet 


Special Artists

The Special Artist Division is a non-graded division limited to students whose physical, cognitive or mental health challenges meet the guidelines set forth in the American Disabilities Act. Qualifying students entering this division create their own artwork but may receive non-artistic accommodation and assistance from an adult. At the national level, one Special Artist from across all arts categories will be selected to receive an Outstanding Interpretation Award. Up to five additional Special Artists may be selected to receive National Awards of Excellence. Reflections Special Artists Packet


Visual of HOW TO Prepare Artwork


For more information, questions, contact PTSA Reflections Chair, Angela Bizzari.


Click here for 2019-20 PCMS Results; here for 2019-20 ISD Result Announcements.