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

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