• (Adapted from CAPTA.org.)


    2023-2024 Reflections Theme Logo - I am Hopeful Because


    Congratulations to the outstanding winners of the 2023-2024 Academic Year Reflections in the following categories:

    1.      Visual Art,

           Shreyoshi Pal

    2.      Film Production

           Sonaya Gilra

    3.      Photography,

           Swasti Raizada

    4.      Dance Choreography

           Claire Castro

    5.      Literature

           Chelsie Tom

    Your exceptional contributions and creative brilliance have truly distinguished you in your respective fields. We commend your remarkable talent and unwavering dedication to the arts. In recognition of your outstanding achievements, your work has been selected to be submitted to the Third District.

    Wishing you the best of luck at the district level! We are confident that your extraordinary talents will continue to shine and make a lasting impression. Congratulations once again on your well-deserved success!

    SMS PTA Team

    “I am Hopeful Because…”

    That’s the theme for the 2023-24 Reflections Art Program, which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

    Reflections 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 students attending PTA schools sponsoring the program are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas:

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

    Click here to see the California winners of the 2022-2023 Reflections Art Program.

    Please visit the CA PTA Reflections Art Website for RULES


    Submit entries by November 27, 2023 at 4pm


    1.  Email to suttermiddleschoolpta@gmail.com  with "Reflections--Name and Submission Title" in the subject line.




    2.  to the SMS office by 4pm.


    Entry Form


    Questions? Email suttermiddleschoolpta@gmail.com