2020 REFLECTIONS

WINNERS & PARTICIPANTS

PRIMARY (PRE-K-GRADE 2)-VISUAL ARTS WINNERS

1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

I Matter Because I Bring Happiness to My Family

"I drew and colored the art called I matter because I bring Happiness to my family. When I hug my dad and mom they love it and when my sister and I play together she laughs a lot. I care and help my mom when she gets tired. I know that I matter a lot, my family always tells me you are so loving, creative and smart."

Ahaan G., 1st Grade  

2ND PLACE:

AWARD OF MERIT

Twinkle, Twinkle

"I matter because my family supports my dreams. My dreams is to fly like supergirl."

Alana K., Kindergarten

3RD PLACE: HONORABLE MENTION

I Matter Because I Love and Care

"We can’t go back to school because of COVID-19. So, I drew my best friend, Vivienne, and I sitting next to each other at a school desk. I asked my mom to send a photo of my drawing to Vivienne. She was very happy. I miss my friends at school."

Angela L., 1st Grade

PRIMARY (PRE-K-GRADE 2)-VISUAL ARTS PARTICIPANTS

I Matter Because I'm Super

"I matter because I'm super. We can all be superheroes if we use our super powers of kindness, caring, and friendship."

Camden T., 1st Grade

Drawing and Painting

"Drawing and painting."

Shauyra S., 1st Grade

Visual Art/ Drawing/ Painting

"Have a happy and safe Halloween. Be your own and your family superhero. Put on Mask ;) Don't be afraid from shadows, stay inspired and inspire others from your Reflections."

Shaurya S., 1st Grade

Just Me

"I matter because I am special. I am special because I was born."

Holden A., Kindergarten

I Am Part of Something Bigger

"I matter because just like the earth there is only one me in the universe."

Kaitlyn N., 2nd Grade

PRIMARY (PRE-K-GRADE 2)-MUSIC COMPOSITION WINNER

Everyone MattersMaya V.
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1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Everyone Matters

“Everyone matters in different ways if people can see it or not"

Maya V., 2nd Grade 

INTERMEDIATE (GRADES 3-5)-VISUAL ARTS WINNERS

1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

I Matter Because I Spread Kindness

"I have used Mixed Media to create my artwork titled I Matter Because I spread kindness. Being compassionate & helping others spreads kindness which makes the world more beautiful. Also I matter because I love to create , dream, read and sketch."

Aaliya G., 3rd Grade  

2ND PLACE:

AWARD OF MERIT

Different

"I matter because I am different and unique. My art relates to the theme because it shows a dog that is not like others ( brown, black, white dogs) which represents being different ."

Arina B., 5th Grade

3RD PLACE: HONORABLE MENTION

Peace For the Earth

"We can’t go back to school because of COVID-19. So, I drew my best friend, Vivienne, and I sitting next to each other at a school desk. I asked my mom to send a photo of my drawing to Vivienne. She was very happy. I miss my friends at school."

Simran S., 5th Grade

INTERMEDIATE (GRADES 3-5)-VISUAL ARTS PARTICIPANTS

Blessed

"I matter because of all the blessings I received in the world. My work relates to the theme because the girl I drew is sitting with her puppy in the middle of a sunset. She was blessed because she received many presents during her life. Like a gift to live, a gift of peace, a gift of a family, and a gift of the world."

Jessalyn N., 5th Grade

Rainbow in Paint Background

"I dip tissues in unique and different ways. I made a rainbow to try to make people happy and to make people feel free I made some squiggly lines in the background and colored the shapes."

Minh N., 3rd Grade

Inside My Own World

"The reason I chose to draw the inside of my mind is because I want people to see my mind and why I am important. Things like the hearts flying in the sky represent love and creativity. Some represent how I am special or something like that. The imaginary stuff like the cotton candy clouds represent how my imagination is unique."

Zoey C., 3rd Grade

Our World

"I Matter Because...should be treated fairly like everyone else, no matter what race, or what gender I am, and even what I believe in. Everyone matters, and we’re all in this together!"

Faith H.

I Matter Because I was Born

"I matter because I was born. When my mom was giving birth to me she suffered from a lot of pain to get me out. I’m glad that I was born so I can see my parents, brother, aunt, uncle, cousin and grandparents. I can see, hear, taste and move. I can play with my friends. I can travel to different countries like Japan, China and Canada. That is why I Matter."

Jason L., 4th

Puzzle of My Life

"This picture represents why I matter. I am artistic, funny, and the only one of me. But more importantly, I am brave and strong."

Nolan C., 5th Grade

Snowflake

"I matter because I am like a snowflake. No two snowflakes are alike. I am different, unique and proud of it! Together with other snowflakes we can create something beautiful."

Nathan N., 5th Grade

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8)-DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY WINNER

1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Hold on You Matter

“I choreographed this piece for my brother Trent to let him know HE MATTERS. In March of his sophomore year Covid hit. In one day my brother had school, his teachers, friends, and baseball taken away. In his eyes his word was shattered. Struggling with the changes he tried to commit suicide. I'm grateful my mom realized something wasn't right and found him before it was too late. My brother is my world. I created this dance for him to watch when he feels down. I wanted to remind him HE MATTERS!"

Hailey G., 6th Grade 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8)-FILM PRODUCTION WINNER

1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Why I Matter

2020 has been hard. Keeping in touch with family in friends during this time is more important than ever. It is important for them to know how much they matter, and how much I matter to them.

Emily S., 6th Grade 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8)-VISUAL ARTS WINNERS

1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Explore

"I am the little person who is lost in space and eventually wander and discover a different galaxy with almost the same planets as our galaxy. I matter because my curiosity led me to discover something that no one has never seen before. I also matter because a regular human like me can make a change in the world and impact society."

Kaylene N., 6th Grade  

2ND PLACE:

AWARD OF MERIT

Under the Sea

"When people look at the ocean, they see water, but there is so much life under the water. My art represents all the ways I matter underneath my surface. There is so much more to me that people do not see."

Aidan G., 6th Grade

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8)-MUSCI COMPOSITION WINNER

A Song from the HeartCate G.
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1ST PLACE: AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

A Song from the Heart

“I matter because I contribute music to the world. Music is meant to be shared, not kept to yourself. Music makes people happy, that is the reason why I wrote it. When you listen to this song, I wrote and performed, you will experience joy and happiness. I hope to make people feel joy by listening to my music."

Cate G., 6th Grade 

PATTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA

PATTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

6861 Santa Rita Ave
Garden Grove, California 92845

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