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Reflections Arts Program
The entry window for the 2017-18 Reflections Program - Within Reach - has now closed. Please scroll down to see the Peninsula High award winners.
Entries for the 2018-19 competition "Heroes Around Me" will be due in mid-October 2018. It is never too early to start thinking about your entry! Reflections categories are Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. Students may enter as many times as they like in as many categories as they like. 
All entries are  reviewed by experienced arts and education volunteers. Judges look for the following:
  • Interpretation: How closely the piece relates to the theme, based on the artwork itself and the artist statement.
  • Creativity: How creative and original the piece is in its conception of the theme and its presentation.
  • Technique: The level of skill demonstrated in the basic principles/techniques of the arts area.
An Official Entry Form must accompany all submissions: <entry form will be posted in August 2018>
More information on the PTA Reflections Contest is available here on the National PTA website, and in these files:
Information about the 2019-2020 Theme Search Contest can be found at
2017-18 Reflections Results - Theme: Within Reach



So Min Noh

Visual Arts Origin of Species Award of Excellence
Trisha Sakamoto Literature One Future Award of Excellence
Seungmin (Kara) Lee Film Production Rise Award of Excellence
Kara Skye Lee Dance Just Within Reach Award of Excellence
Cyrus Khaleeli Photography Generations Award of Excellence
James Lim Visual Arts The Beauty of Earth Award of Merit
Aimee Chao Literature What Are You GUN-na Do? Award of Merit
Mary Sweetnam Dance Perseverance Award of Merit
Kendall Arata Photography Reaching Out Award of Merit
Ye Won Kweon Visual Arts Potential Honorable Mention
Andrew Sinsioco Literature An Arm's Length Away Honorable Mention
Hope Reveche Dance Out on the Edge Honorable Mention
Juri Maeda Dance Reaching to the Neverland Honorable Mention
Diana Kalantar Photography Within Reach to Illuminate the Lives of Others Honorable Mention
Nathan An Photography Trapped Honorable Mention

Here is a video shown at the Reflections Awards Ceremony:
Visual Arts and Photography Award Winning Entries:
Literature Award Winning Entries:
Film Production Award Winning Entries:
Dance Choreography Award Winning Entries: