Dekalb Early College Academy

Dekalb County Schools

National PTA Reflections Program

Hello DECA Students:

The National PTA Reflections Program (a Celebration of Writing and the Arts) has begun for the 2023-24 school year and includes an opportunity to win a cash prize.

Sign up to submit pieces in the following areas: 
writing (in English or Spanish - with an English translation accompanying the piece), 
music compositions (beats, keyboard, songs, etc.), 
Film Production and 
the Visual Arts (photography, carpentry, painting, drawing, etc.). 

Your pieces must connect to the national theme "I am Hopeful Because....".

You also have the opportunity to win a cash prize by submitting a your idea for the next Reflections theme. Reflection Theme Search online submission form  win $100 deadline 10/31/2023.
  1. Attached are the guidelines for literature, music, dance, film and visual arts. The program judging will first take place at the local school level (DECA), then at the Regional, then the state, then the National level. However, all students will be recognized for participation because this is a celebration of the Arts.
Below is a link for students to submit their names and confirm their interest in participating. 

~Deadline to submit your interest is Friday, September 22, 2023. Go to the following link:

~Deadline to submit your Reflections Entries is Friday, October 20, 2023. Submissions will go to Professor Atubeh (emailed or shared to [email protected] if digital and dropped off at DECA if physical submission).