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Reflections Art Program

council showcase

Council Level Virtual Reflections Showcase will be held on January 20, 6:30pm.

San Ramon Valley Council of PTA is pleased to host the virtual reflections celebration for SRVCPTA's winners, Award of Excellence, Award of Merit, Honorable mention, and Participants on Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30pm.

We invite all San Ramon Valley Unified School District families to join us in celebrating the outstanding entries of this 52nd year of the PTA Reflections* program at the San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs’ Virtual Reflections Showcase on Jan 20, 2021, at 6:30pm.

Each year, students in Pre-K through Grade 12 are invited to create and submit original works of art in the areas of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.

Students of all grades (K-12) and abilities participate, explore the arts and reflect their thoughts based on the 2020-2021 theme: “I Matter Because...” a very relevant topic for this year.

The top winners of the San Ramon Council PTAs will then move to the next level, 32nd district, State and National PTA.

We will be celebrating the San Ramon Council PTAs reflections participants and winner. The event takes place virtually on January 20, 2020, at 6:30pm. We will be showcasing the entries virtually, followed by the virtual award ceremony. 

Register in advance to attend this zoom meeting


Certificate/award pickup

Certificate/Award Pickup for DVHS Reflections Participants: Reflections School level finalists and participants can pick up their Awards and Certificates from the DVHS office anytime this week, January 11-15, 8am to 4pm. Please make sure you collect certificates and awards for all categories in which you/your student participated. Thank You to all the participants of the Reflections Arts Program this year. Congratulations to the DVHS School Finalists!

council level awards

Congratulations DVHS Students!


Award of Excellence
Literature: Natalie Tokita, Grade 10, "July first"

Award of Merit
Music Composition: Leo Yu Grade 9
Photography: Abigail Lau Grade 11 

These students will be celebrated at the San Ramon Valley Council PTA's showcase in January 2021(Date TBD). The Literature entry, "July First" from Natalie Tokita will be moving onto the next level of the competition.

DVHS school level awards!


Results of the 2020-2021 Reflections Art Program

A Huge Thank You to all the participants of the Reflections Arts Contest this year. The theme for this year's Reflections Art Program "I Matter Because". We received a plethora of wonderful entries and here are the results of the competition.

Award of Excellence

Visual Arts: “Soaring Dreams”, Cindy Zhou, Grade 11

Photography: “A Natural Beauty”, Abigail Lau, Grade 11

Literature: “July First”, Natalie Tokita, Grade 10

Music Composition: ”I Matter Because”, Young Yu, Grade 9

Film Production: "Just Half an Hour Away", Lina Jeong, Grade 12

Honorary Mention

Visual Arts: “Pure Simplicity”, Darshita Prathap, Grade 10

Literature: "Answers", Nikita Kharse, Grade 12

Literature: “On Nihilism”, Natalie Tokita, Grade 10

Music Composition: “History”, Anika Awasthi, Grade 9

Only the entries with the "Award of Excellence" will move onto the council level. Please visit the PTSA Reflections website for more information.

"I Matter Because ..." is the theme for the 2020-21 Reflections Art Program, which has been instrumental in bringing Arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. The California State PTA and its members, families, and kids are at the forefront of this amazing program. The primary goal of this program is to increase community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

Reflections Art Program encourages students of all ages to:

  • Unleash creative talents and be inspired.
  • Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork.
  • Experience the fun and joy of making art.
  • Tap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme.
  • Receive positive recognition for their original works of art.

The following are the six categories:

  • Dance/choreography
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Visual arts
  • Film Production
  • Music Composition
I Matter Because

The entries will be submitted through Reflections google form this year. Entries must be submitted by October 16th. Contact DVHS Reflections’ chairs, Aparna Bhayana and Hiramoni Mohanty, at for any questions.


The Student Packet can be found here. NEW THIS YEAR! All entries must be submitted through the Reflections Google Form. This form includes detailed instructions to submit your entry in Google Drive.