Photographers Ready for October’s First Friday Showcase at LV PhotoCollective

Join us on First Friday 10/3/14 and throughout October as three of our Photographers will be showcased in Las Vegas PhotoCollective’s Gallery at 1114 S. Casino Center Drive, Las Vegas. Our Reflections Committee has been kicking off our theme, “The world would be a better place if…”  and is excited to grow our Program.  With this in mind, we have been reaching out to our local art community looking for appropriate places to showcase our young artists.     Currently, the Las Vegas PhotoCollective within Reclaimed Art in the heart of Las Vegas’ 18b Arts District is extending just this opportunity.
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Nevada PTA’s Reflections Local Leader Guide is Here!

Your 2014-2015 Local Leader Guide is Available for Download here:  NVPTA Local Leader Guide – Reflections 2015 This guide has several attachments to help- Appendix A- Theme Search Entry Form 2014-15 Appendix B- B- Sample Action Plan Appendix C-  C- Suggested Volunteer Job Descriptions There are several options for flyers, posters & marketing material (Appendix D)- Appendix D- 2014 PTA Start the Arts Week Flyer  Appendix D- Arts in Education Flyer         Appendix D- Arts in Education Flyer (Spanish) Appendix D- Call for Entries Flyer      Appendix D- Call for Entries Flyer (Spanish) Appendix D- The world would
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Be the Difference!

Wondering how to make a difference in the life of a young artist? This is your chance!! PTA Nevada Congress is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) association.  Our tax id number is 88-0088204 & your donations may be tax deductible.    Just click this link and contribute today.  Your tax receipt will print upon completion of your donation. https://www.memberplanet.com/s/nevadapta/ReflectionsSupport
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National PTA is bringing back PTA Start the Arts Week (September 15-19, 2014)!

Start the Arts Information In 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution #275<http://www.arteducators.org/advocacy/HR_275_Arts_in_Education_Week_Resolution.pdf> designating the second week of September as “Arts in Education Week.” The resolution states: […] Arts education, comprising a rich array of disciplines including dance, music, theatre, media arts, literature, design, and visual arts, is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students. In celebration of national Arts in Education Week, National PTA will begin a school-year-long campaign to #StartTheArts. National PTA is bringing back PTA Start the Arts Week (September 15-19, 2014)! The Official Reflections
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Winners Honored at National PTA Conference in Austin, TX

Congratulations to our 4 National Award of Excellence Winners honored at the 2015 Reflections Award Luncheon and in the 2nd General Session’s Program Our Award of Excellence Recipients: Art Category             Age Division     Name                                          Artwork Title                     School PTA/PTSA Film Production      Primary            Joseph Steven Littlejohn     The Bully & the Ball        David M Cox PTA Photography            High School     Breanna Inga              
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Summer Leadership Training to Feature Reflections Workshop 6/28/14

Please register now at www.nevadapta.org!  Our first training will happen on June 28th, 2014 at Coronado High School in Henderson.  We will also have a special workshop on Reflections. The Local Leader Guide 2014-15 page has been updated with the current General Rules and Art Category Rules.  Please check it out in preparation of your program for this year. We are really looking forward to seeing you in a couple of weeks, Kim
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Half in Ten – National Art Competition Announced

June 16, 2014 2 weeks left to participate in Half in Ten’s National Art Competition You have two weeks left to register and submit your art for Half in Ten’s first national art competition, ending on June 3oth with the theme: Our American Dream: What will it take to get there? Don’t miss out on helping to reduce poverty while possibly winning great prizes! Through art, our goal is to engage as many children and young people across the country, ages 4 through 24, in a national conversation with their families, teachers, and community members about poverty and what we
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19 Nevada Students Advanced to National PTA’s Final Round of Competition- 5 Winners Selected!

  Here is a link to National PTA’s Awards Announcement: http://www.pta.org/files/PTA%20Reflections/2013%2D2014%20National%20PTA%20Reflections%20Awards.pdf The Video for Joseph Steven Littlejohn’s “The Bully and the Ball” your National PTA’s Award of Excellence Winner in Film Production from David M Cox PTA can be found on our Flickr site here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/119300417@N08/12899629253/in/set-72157641791063055  
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