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District 54 students advance to state level of PTA Reflections program

The following students from District 54 moved on to the state level for Reflections, a PTA writing and fine arts competition. The theme of the 2019-20 Reflections program was “Look Within.” District 54 students were able to submit an entry in any of the following six arts areas:  film production, dance choreography, literature, musical composition, photography and visual arts.

There will be a reception honoring the Reflections students from Northwest Cook Region, which includes School District 54, on March 10.

Name, Title of Work, School, Grade

Dance Choreography

  • Olivia E., Olivia’s Dance Diary, 1, Blackwell
  • Ashley G., Brave, 3, Campanelli
  • Kaviya S., I Live to Move, 1, Hale
  • Vernika S., Dance – My Passion, 4, Churchill

Film Production

  • Bhadra B., Revealers, 6, Fairview
  • Jayden D., Take Two, 5, Einstein
  • Dalila G., Basketball Look Within Project, 8, Eisenhower
  • Shatakshi G., Look Within Yourself, 4, Churchill
  • Charly P., The Flower, 6, Fairview
  • Gissell T., How I Found My Identity, 8, Eisenhower


  • Noah C., Voyager Finds Courage, 2, Lincoln Prairie
  • Emelie C., The Wishing Well, 3, Dooley
  • Emily G., The Power of Family, 6, Fairview
  • Amelia J., Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, 4, Hoover
  • Charlotte J., Kindness Counts, 6, Hale
  • Raheela N., Not, 8, Eisenhower
  • Karina S., Hidden Chocolate Chips, 6, Campanelli

Musical Composition

  • Harish G., My Mixed Emotions!!, 4, Fairview
  • Emily G., Making Up My Mind, 6, Fairview
  • Aditya K., Soul Searching, 4, Lincoln Prairie
  • William M., Be the Change – Mitai Henka Ni Narou, 4, Dooley
  • Shune O., Myself, 6, Dooley
  • Madison S., Smart, 3, Aldrin


  • Leilani C., Positively Beauty, 6, Lakeview
  • Ken S., Looking Within Myself, My Goal, 6, Dooley
  • Christian Z., Shining, 5, Fairview

Visual Arts

  • Veronica C., The Gift, 8, Eisenhower
  • Savannah C., A Thousand Thoughts, 3, Dooley
  • Josalyn D., Inner Demon, 8, Frost
  • Lolita N., Fantastic World in My Brain, 2, Fairview
  • Kyle Y., Not Just a Bamboo, 4, Dooley
  • Lily Y., Keyhole to the Future, 7, Addams