Jackson Elementary School


Reflections Update

Congratulations to everyone that submitted an entry and to those that advanced to the district level!


Visual Arts: Emily Butterly, Kayla Callahan, Samantha Castillo, Sarah Gerbasi and Libby Kehoe. 

Literature: Isra Jilani, Nathan Markwald, Lilly Castillo, Isabella Ortega and Nora Reidy

Film Production: Mason Hildy

Music Composition: Courtney Kutza

Dance Choreography: LilyAnn Tompos


The next level is Regional and that will be decided in the next month. Watch for more details soon. Thank you to all who participated. For any questions or concerns, please contact Stacy Hildy, sjhildy783@gmail.com


Get Creative!

2018-19 Theme: "Heroes Around Me"

Deadline: Projects due to Jackson office by November 12

Students may submit an entry in any of the six arts areas listed below. Only original works of art are accepted. It does not matter whether an entry created for the Reflections Program has been created as a classroom assignment or independently at home.  Once judged at the local level, the winners go on to the council and/or district judging. Those winners go to the Illinois PTA to receive recognition.


Select projects will advance from the state level to the National PTA level. The six arts areas are as follows:


There is also a Special Artist Division which is an option for students with disabilities who receive services under IDEA or Section 504 to have the opportunity and accommodations they may need in order to participate fully in the program.


Si desea informacion del programa en Español, por favor contacta a Stacy Hildy.

2018-2019 RULES

Please carefully read the rules for specific categories. Failure to submit a proper entry form or follow specific arts category rules could disqualify a project.



Each project submission must include an official entry form.


Download the Jackson Entry Form (pdf)


November 12 – Projects due to Jackson office


Early December – Select entries advance to DuPage East Regional Level


Late January – Select entries advance to State Level


February - March – D205 projects on display at Judith B Salon


May  – State Level "SPOTLIGHT" Celebration at Milikin University - plus - Dupage East Regional Celebration



Need more info? Contact Stacy Hildy at sjhildy783@gmail.com.

Artist FAQ

Can I submit more than one project?

Absolutely! Students may submit as many projects as they like, in as many arts categories as they like.

Can I submit a project with a partner or team?

No. Each entry ...more

More About Reflections

The Reflections Program was established in 1969 by the National PTA. Since that time, more than 10 million students have participated in this annual program.

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