Students Go Back to School at Positive Tomorrows

On August 4th, Positive Tomorrows kicked off its first day of school with a record enrollment of 64 students and a new Pre-K classroom. After consistently turning students away due to a lack of space, it was an exciting morning for students and staff who started their year with the highest enrollment to date. “We worry so… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Students Throw First Pitch at D-BAT Softball Camp

This summer, Positive Tomorrows students attended a special softball camp at D-BAT Oklahoma City. A collaboration of D-BAT, Cleats for Kids, and First Pitch made this opportunity possible. Students had access to indoor and outdoor fields, batting cages, and lots of volunteers eager to teach them how to play a new sport. “Children living in deep poverty… Read More

Summer Camp

For homeless children, summer can mean a break from many things: regular meals, air conditioning, learning, even safety. This is one of many reasons we host summer camp at Positive Tomorrows. Students receive three meals per day, medical care, and basic necessities while our case managers continue to help families increase employment, income, and housing.… Read More

Expanding Our Services: The Importance of Pre-k

Most three and four year olds are learning to say please and thank you and going on play dates. They are learning colors, running through sprinklers in front yards, and listening to bedtime stories each night. But where do bedtime stories happen if you don’t have a bed? In Oklahoma, one in every fourteen children… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Awards Volunteer of the Year

Positive Tomorrows relies on more than 630 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 Penny Harper with the volunteer of the year award. Penny has been a volunteer with Positive Tomorrows for the last four years. Madame Harper, as our… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Publishes New Annual Report

Positive Tomorrows has published its most recent Annual Report which outlines the state of our school, the state of homelessness in Oklahoma City, and outcomes for our three programs: education, family support, and extracurricular. We want our donors, volunteers and supporters to know that their generosity betters the lives of homeless children and families in our… Read More

Cabi Gives Back

“Usually a shopping trip ends in tears, but today was a wonderful experience. This was awesome.” – Nancy*, A Positive Tomorrows parent. This month, The Heart of Cabi Foundation donated over 500 pieces of clothing to help Oklahoma City moms from Positive Tomorrows, Remerge, Teem and Northcare. Cabi Stylists donated their time to create a… Read More

Haircuts from Schardein’s

Some fun, a little pampering and a lot of confidence were the result of a recent visit from Schardein’s Salon. Stylists set up shop in our art room with capes, shears, scissors and styling products to give our students the full salon experience. “Look at my new haircut!” exclaimed Ella as she came bouncing through her… Read More

Boy Scout Troop Leader Wins Award

Every Monday at Positive Tomorrows, our boys participate in Cub Scouts led by volunteer Den Leader Kim Horsman. For the last 3 years, Kim has led our Cub Scouts with her infectious energy, making it the highlight of our boys’ week. This year, Kim was awarded the Silver Beaver Award at the 2015 Gathering of… Read More

Celebrating and Supporting our Families

What makes Positive Tomorrows unique is that aside from being an accredited elementary school, we are also a social service agency. Our three full-time case managers office at our school and are constantly working with our families while we educate students in the classroom. Each family is assigned to a case manager upon enrollment, and that… Read More