Reflections State Winners 2017!

The following students have placed at State!  Fifteen in all and the most ever in Visual Arts. We still do not know their final placement.  That will be revealed at the exhibition.

The exhibition will be held at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.  All are welcome to view the wonderful works of art.  The art exhibit is:

2pm – 6pm on March 19th, 2017

I’m so proud of these students.  Please congratulate them on a job well done!

Dance Choreography

Jocelyn Giles, Second Grade, Mountain Park Elementary School
Madeline Smith, Seventh Grade, Shiloh Middle School
Radhika Patel , Twelfth Grade, Parkview High School

Film/Video Production

Mason Boggs, Third Grade, Mountain Park Elementary School
Melissa Da Vila, Twelfth Grade, Shiloh High School


Brooke Agber, Kindergarten, Partee Elementary School
Coleman Fowler, Kindergarten, Brookwood Elementary School
Kyle Klerk, Fifth Grade, Mountain Park Elementary School
Nuzhat Ahmed, Eighth Grade, Trickum Middle School


Sunny-Lee Alsobrook, First Grade, Gwin Oaks Elementary School
Sarah Dhanani, Seventh Grade, Crews Middle School

Visual Art

Karla Frankova, Third Grade, Camp Creek Elementary School
Dylan Schmidt, Fifth Grade, Head Elementary School
Hannah Sanders, Sixth Grade, Crews Middle School
Mary Wang, Ninth Grade, Parkview High School

2017 Awards Available for Area 1 Local Units

Here are the 4 award categories for Area 1 Gwinnett County Council of PTAs.

Award of Distinction

Volunteer of the Year

Outstanding Principal of the Year

PTA Scholarship

Consider nominating individuals from your local unit.  The completed award forms along with supporting documentations are due via email on/before Saturday, April 15, 2017, 7:00 pm EST. 

Email complete submissions to Incomplete or late submissions will not be accepted after the deadline. 

Both Area 1 and Georgia PTA Award winners will be announced at the End of the Year PTA Awards & Appreciation Dinner on May 2, 2017 at Shiloh High School.

Should you have additional questions, let us know.  We look forward to receiving your award submissions. Happy Writing!

Reflections Exhibit

Thanks to everyone that came to honor their students at the Area 1 Gwinnett County Council of PTAs Reflections Exhibit.  We had a great turnout!

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100 entries will be moving on to State!  Here are the schools that will represent Area 1 at State and the number of entries that will be moving on to State.  For a complete breakdown of Placement Reports, please visit the Results Page.

School Number of Entries Moving on to State
Arcado Elementary School 2
Brookwood Elementary School 13
Camp Creek Elementary School 5
Centerville Elementary School 1
Craig Elementary School 5
Crews Middle School 7
Five Forks Middle School 2
Gwin Oaks Elementary School 9
Head Elementary School 4
Mountain Park Elementary School 6
Parkview High School 24
Partee Elementary School 4
Shiloh High School 2
Shiloh Middle School 3
Trickum Middle School 12

Reflections Exhibit at Parkview HS

Click on the invitation to open it up.  You can then print this for your students.


1st and 2nd place trophies will be handed out at 4pm.  Light Refreshments will be provided.


Exhibit Entrances marked by an orange star.

PLEASE NOTE:  Parkview is an open campus, meaning you do not need to go in the school building in order to get to the common area.  There is limited parking in the back directly behind the cafeteria.  We do ask to please reserve these parking spaces for people with limited mobility.

Secretary Position is Vacant

The 2016-2017 board has a VACANT SECRETARY position.  Come prepared to nominate a member from your local PTA unit during the School of Information meeting.  Minutes from the previous meeting from May are posted under the tab “Minutes” up above.  Please review them before the next meeting on Tuesday August 30th at 6pm at Brookwood Elementary School.  Dinner will also be provided at this meeting.

Mandatory Reflections Training for 2016 -2017

Lot’s of changes are being made at the State Level for Reflections.  If your school plans on participating in the Reflections program for 2016-2017, please ensure that a representative from your school attends training on:

Mandatory Reflections Training
August 20th, 2016 

10 am – noon
Head Elementary
1801 Hewatt Road, Lilburn