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Calling All Young Artists

Does your student love to draw or write stories? Does he or she enjoy making short films, writing music, choreographing dance routines, or taking photographs? The Reflections program is a chance for your student to share his or her talents and be honored at Dirksen. Reflections was started by the National PTA in 1969 to encourage students to explore their talents and express themselves. Dirksen students are invited to submit an original work of art by Oct. 30 in the following six categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.

Reflections entries should reflect the theme for this year’s contest: “Within Reach.” Submit an entry form and your child’s original entry to the Dirksen Main Office by Oct. 30. Entry forms and rules are included here and are also available from Mr. Johnson in the library.

We are excited to see what your child creates!

17-18 Rules – Photography Illinois

17-18 IL Rules – Visual Arts

17-18 IL Rules – Special Artist

17-18 IL Rules – Music Composition

17-18 IL Rules – Literature

17-18 IL Rules – Film Production

17-18 Entry Form – ENG

17-18 IL Rules – Dance Choreography


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