2016–What is your story?


What is Reflections?

Reflections is an annual event sponsored by the Virginia PTA that asks students to get creative using a theme chosen from student entries in a previous year. Students are able to express themselves using six different mediums and entries are viewed and judged at each school. Our Bonsack winners are sent to Roanoke County to be judged against all county schools. County winners are sent to State!


So… encourage your children to get their creative juices flowing! We want to see what they think about our

2016-2017 Reflections

What is your story?


Categories: Literature, Visual Arts, Photography, Dance Choreography, Film Production, Music Composition

The deadline to submit entries is Monday, October 24th


Check out the links below for detailed information!

Reflections General Rules 2016

Reflections Entry Form 2016




We will have a Reflections Assembly on November 9th to recognize everyone who participated in the Reflections Contest:)

We’d like to recognize our participants from the 2014-2015 Reflections theme of The world would be a better place if…..

You are all amazing! Thank you for your creative entries!  CONGRATULATIONS to the following students selected to move on to the Roanoke County competition, based on judges’ scores:

1st Place at Bonsack

  • Alondra Lukasiewicz – Primary Visual Arts (received 1st place at District level)
  • Sadie Castner – Primary Literature
  • Haley Day – Intermediate Dance Choreography & Intermediate Music Composition
  • Emma Gordon – Intermediate Visual Arts (received 1st place at District level)
  • Hannah Kemp – Intermediate Photography (received 2nd place at District level)
  • Ashley Woods – Intermediate Literature

We’d also like to APPLAUD the following students for their creative entries and participation in this year’s contest:

  • Ethan Francis – Primary Visual Arts
  • Bethany Pittenger – Primary Visual Arts
  • Noa Clark – Primary Visual Arts
  • Sadie Castner – Primary Visual Arts
  • Isabella Antivero – Intermediate Literature
  • Emma Caster – Intermediate Literature
  • Brooke Cope – Intermediate Photography
  • Ashlyn Stover – Intermediate Photography
  • Ashley Woods – Intermediate Photography
  • Haley Day – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Autumn Engle – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Riley Firebaugh – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Corinna Pittenger – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Rebecca Qiu – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Morgan Rowland – Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Kenna Sarver – Intermediate Visual Arts

Click here for district results:  2014-2015 County Reflections Winners

A special THANK YOU to the Bank of Botetourt for sponsoring art and creativity, and to our judges, whose time and expertise is sincerely appreciated.

  • David Lee Michaels (David Lee Michaels Photography) – Photography
  • Heather Faires & Sarah Kirk (Taubman Museum) – Visual Arts
  • Amy Hoots-Hendrix (Carilion Clinic Marketing & Communications) – Literature