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

USS Constitution Sailors Visit Positive Tomorrows

On Monday, September 18th, sailors from the USS Constitution visited Positive Tomorrows for a special assembly. Crewmembers taught students about the history of the ship and what life as a sailor in the early 1800’s. Students watched a video, and crew members performed a story about one of the ship’s most famous battles that earned her… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Receives $163,908 through Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund presented Positive Tomorrows with $163,908.00, which will make it possible for nearly 26 students to attend school this year. This gift was donated through the fund and designated for Positive Tomorrows. Positive Tomorrows is Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically for homeless children. “We are so grateful for these designations through the… Read More

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