Positive Tomorrows becomes OKA+ Demonstration School

Positive Tomorrows has earned the title of OKA+ Demonstration School. As an OKA+ School, Positive Tomorrows commits to an arts-integrated curriculum that supports multiple learning styles. “We are proud of Positive Tomorrows and of our work with them since 2013, and are thrilled that they are taking the step forward as a Demonstration School to… Read More

Theatre Club Performs Wizard of Oz

Nervous laughter came from behind a newly constructed set piece in Positive Tomorrows’ cafeteria as students practiced lines for their performance of The Wizard of Oz. Students taped yellow paper bricks to the floor and enchanted forest foliage to the walls. Their teacher, Ms. Sam, made sure everyone was wearing the right costumes, and helped… Read More

Achieving Goals

For students and adults alike, the thought of finishing a 5K can be daunting. But at Positive Tomorrows, crossing that finish line is an annual goal set and achieved by every single student. During the spring semester, students train during weekly P.E. classes and everyone receives a new pair of tennis shoes. The day of… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Awards Volunteer of the Year

Positive Tomorrows relies on more than 600 volunteers every year to help with everything from serving meals and chaperoning field trips to mentoring students and throwing birthday parties. This year, Positive Tomorrows awarded Stan Ball with its annual volunteer of the year award. Stan has been a volunteer at Positive Tomorrows for the last two years. He began as… Read More

Knotty Ladies Present 300th Blanket

For the last few years a thoughtful group of women at Touchmark Retirement Community has been making knotted fleece blankets for students at Positive Tomorrows. They call themselves “The Knotty Ladies.” Every year they deliver a blanket for every child to take home and a handful to keep at the school for sleepy or sick children. Louise… Read More

BF Farms Keeps Tummies Full

A student cannot learn on an empty stomach, so at Positive Tomorrows, all children receive breakfast, lunch, and a snack every single day. Most homeless families are food insecure, and the only meals their children receive happen at school. What children eat in the cafeteria is fuel for learning, growing, and thriving. This school year, BF Farms donated 200 lbs.… Read More

Lost and Found Cat Visits Positive Tomorrows

This April, author Amy Shrodes visited Positive Tomorrows for a reading of her recently published children’s book, Lost and Found Cat. Lost and Found Cat tells the true story of a family of Iraqi refugees who, thanks to the love and care of Shrodes and many other volunteers, were reunited with their beloved cat Kunkush… Read More

Helping Students See

Homeless students have many barriers that get in the way of learning. Imagine not knowing where your next meal will come from or where you’ll sleep at night. For families struggling with their most basic needs, something as simple as a pair of glasses can be an impossibility. But this year, thanks to  Cornerstone Eyecare,… Read More

Sprouts Supports Positive Tomorrows

Positive Tomorrows is proud to announce it is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation. This award will help to provide meals to homeless children when school is out of session, during Positive Tomorrows’ break camp programs. “Hunger is one of the greatest barriers to learning our students face,” said… Read More

Entrepreneurial Skills With Weokie Credit Union

Last semester, students in the 4-5th grade classroom at Positive Tomorrows participated in Weokie Credit Union’s entrepreneurship program, “Never Too Young.” Over the course of 11 weeks, students learned to create a business plan, develop a brand, and make their own products to sell at the program’s culminating event, Market Days. Students created a theme… Read More