Congrats to the 2017-2018 SD PTA Reflections Winners!

SD Award Winners Announced

Award of Excellence Winning entries will advance onto national competition.

National Winner announcements are expected in early May.

Reflections Award Ceremony

Both Award of Excellence and Award of Merit winners are invited and recognized at the South Dakota State PTA Convention to be held in Ft. Pierre, SD on April 14, 2018.

See convention details under the 2018 State Convention tab.

Have the Passion for Reflections?

Debby Johnson has been the State Reflection Chair for the past 5 years and she has done an exceptional job. 

Debby is passing on the opportunity for this position and South Dakota PTA board is looking for someone (or two people) with her organization, attention to details and enthusiasm to continue the Reflection program for SD students. 

If you are interested in becoming the SD PTA Reflections Chair, please email

SD PTA is Looking for a Reflections Chair Person!

2017-2018 SD PTA Reflection Winners Announced!

SD Reflection Announcement Winners 2018 - FINAL (pdf)


SD PTA Reflections Job Description (pdf)



2017-2018 Reflections: Within Reach

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 2017-2018 theme: Within Reach.

The arts—and the National PTA Reflections program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community with Reflections.  

Students may enter one or all of the available arts categories:

  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

2017-2018 Forms Now Available. Scroll to the bottom of this page to download the forms.

If you have any further questions, please contact:

Debby Johnson SD PTA Reflections Chair at 

2016-2017 National PTA Reflection Winners

Congratulations to Three South Dakota students who have placed in national standings within the PTA Reflections program.  They are:

  • Joelle from Southwest Middle School PTA - Rapid City, SD, Middle School Award of Excellence - Dance Choreography
  • Aspen from Corral Drive PTA - Rapid City, SD - Primary Award of Merit - Literature
  • Alexandrea from Parents at West PTA - Rapid City, SD - Middle School Award of Merit - Photography


Get Started Today!

Don't have an active PTA/PTSA affiliate? 

Email South Dakota's Reflection Chairperson, Debby Johnson at 

Also, join the group on Facebook called SD PTA Reflections for the most current announcements!

16-17 National PTA Reflections Award of Excellence

National Award of Excellence Winner - click to download

16-17 National PTA Reflections Award of Merit

National Award of Merit Winners - click to download