Art on Display

Members of the Positive Tomorrows Summer Art Club hopped off the school van in the parking lot of Oklahoma Contemporary. They were full of excitement and concentrating hard to keep their feet from running into the art gallery. The students had participated in Art Club during summer break camp and were on their way to… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Selected to Participate in Catalyst Program

Positive Tomorrows was selected as one of 14 community-based organizations to participate in Stand Together’s Catalyst Program. This six-month program is designed to help innovative groups build capacity and increase their impact to help more people break the cycle of poverty. In addition to receiving personalized coaching in a proven business framework, Market-Based Management®, as… Read More

Summer Camp Fun!

For most children, summer is full of t-ball games, swimming lessons, sleeping late, and playing with friends. But for a child whose main source of nutrition is school meals, summer can mean hunger. Homeless families often lack resources for day camps and enriching activities, making summer a season of fear and uncertainty. At Positive Tomorrows,… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Breaks Ground

Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically serving homeless children, recently broke ground on a new facility and announced it has met its Building Success Campaign goal of $10.2 million raised from the community. An additional $5 million received in New Market Tax Credits will bring the final project total to $15 million. The new facility will more than double the school’s capacity and expand grade levels served.… Read More

Mock Trial With OCU Law

It is not unusual for a child at Positive Tomorrows to have some experience with the criminal justice system. Homeless families are more likely to experience domestic violence, addiction, or to have a parent who is incarcerated. For students at Positive Tomorrows, uncertainty and anxiety often stem from upcoming court dates and navigating the legal… Read More

Joining the Team: Positive Tomorrows Basketball

On an unseasonably warm Thursday afternoon in February, a group of nervously excited third, fourth, and fifth grade students at Positive Tomorrows loaded the school bus. They wore matching blue jerseys, with “STARS” written across the back as they chanted team mantras from their seats. They were members of the Positive Tomorrows Stars basketball team,… Read More

Learning about Careers in Construction

This year, the Oklahoma City chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) brought a program to Positive Tomorrows called Block Kids. Block Kids uses a hands-on, creative approach to introduce students to the construction industry. “The Block Kids program is such a fun way to introduce children to the opportunities that construction… Read More


Every year students from Oklahoma City University’s (OCU) Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management kick off the fall season with a visit to Positive Tomorrows. During this visit, they measure every child and ask them important questions about what kind of costume they want to wear for Halloween. Students hold their arms… Read More

Help for the Holidays

We make sure our families get to experience all the joy this holiday season has to offer, but we can’t do it without your help. You can make this season bright for our students by participating in any of the holiday programs listed below: Thanksgiving Dinner Boxes We make sure our families who have recently… Read More

Taking Care of Classroom Pets

Mrs. Gatewood stood in the front of her third and fourth grade classroom as little hands shot up into the air. As she called on them, students shouted, “Fluffy! Soft! Fat! Spiky!” and she wrote each adjective on the SMART Board. Students were brainstorming what to name their new guinea pigs by studying them and… Read More