art contest

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the current year's theme. 

The theme for 2020-2021 is "I Matter Because..."

7:00-8:00PM VIA ZOOM

Click below to register for the workshop and to get on the district mailing list for updates and resources to run your school's program.


It's easy to implement the Reflections program at your school. Want to learn more?  Check out this guide for an overview of what's involved:

Here is the recording of the Zoom Video workshop held on 

September 15, 2020: 

2020-2021 resources:

2020-2021 Dates:

september 15:

local launch

Launch the contest in your school


october 15:

local deadline

Suggested student entry due date for your school

november 6:

district deadline

Turn in your winning school entries to SMAC Reflections Chairs (location TBD)

december 8:

reflections open house

Learn the results of the District judging and enjoy a showcase of local school winners

january 15:

state deadline

District winners entered in state contest (by SMAC Reflections Chairs)

january 12, monday

Reflections SMSD/SMAC PTA Awards Ceremony and Reception with the Board of Education (BOE) 

(5:30, before the BOE meeting)




2020 Shawnee Mission area council award of excellence winners

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2019 Winners

2018 Winners

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