Mission Statement

We the students, parents and staff of Sterling Park Elementary commit ourselves to the dream of excellence. We strive to provide opportunities for each child to develop as a responsible, resourceful, contributing member of society who faces life tasks of work, play and friendship with courage and commitment. 

Reflections Florida PTA

Designed to enhance rather than replace a quality arts education, the national PTA® Reflections Program℠ provides opportunities for students to express themselves and to receive positive recognition for their artistic efforts.

PTA believes all children deserve a quality arts education and encourages students to pursue artistic expression through participation in its annual arts Reflections Program. The program offers students the opportunity to create works of art for fun and recognition. Students in production, literature, musical composition, photography, and the visual arts (which includes art forms such as drawing, painting, print making, and collage). For more than 40 years, the program has encouraged millions of students across the nation and in American schools overseas to create works of art. The Reflections Program was started in 1969 by then Colorado PTA President Mary Lou Anderson.

 

The theme for the 2014-2015 school year is The world would be a better place if... Thousands of students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, photography and visual arts.

The world would be a better place if…, the 2014-15 Reflections program theme, was submitted through the Reflections Theme Search Contest by Mercedes Messer of Puyallup, Washington. When asked what inspired her theme, Mercedes said, “Our world, because I care about it and wanted to know other kids’ ideas on how we could make it a better place.”

Click here for an entry form.


PTA Reflections Theme 2014-2015 Video