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Reflections Art Program

deadline extended to October 23rd

"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 towards 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.


All Dougherty Valley High School students are invited to participate and submit their original artwork in one or more of the following six areas:

  • 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.