Enriching the Experiences of Students in the Omaha Public Schools

 

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Omaha Public School Foundation honors the wisdom of Martin Luther King every day. Let us not forget the challenge to carry out his mission. Ask yourself today... “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” Martin Luther King Let...

Neighboring Friends

Neighboring Friends Our mission is to promote inclusion and communication with students who are nonverbal through purposeful and interactive activities with JP Lord School and partnering neighborhood organizations. Our vision is to build a community of reciprocity...

2021-2022 Luvabulls Fundraiser

"We are the Omaha South High Luvabulls. A dance team filled with students who have a passion for dance and uplifting and empowering our community. Because Covid took a toll on school spirit, we have been working hard to rebuild and embody the true meaning of school...

Thank You!

Thank you for your generous donationson Giving Tuesday.We're so very grateful for all our supporters.     In January we will begin another round of Teacher Wish Lists! Your donations allow us to continue our mission of supporting the hard working teachers of...

Bryan Sr. High 50th Dedication Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date and Donate On Sunday, April 30, 1972, the “new” Bryan Senior High building, grades 10-12, at 4700 Giles Road, was dedicated. This building was constructed due to overcrowding at the Bryan Junior/Senior High School, which opened in Fall 1964. Sunday, May...

Don Bacon Honoring OPSF

Thank you Don Bacon for sharing your time today and honoring the Omaha Public Schools Foundation! Being recognized on the House floor for our work enriching the lives of Omaha Public Schools students and staff is so appreciated! (And happy birthday today to our...

Kids Club Registration Notification

Kids Club Registration will be open most Mondays from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and again from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm. Please note that it will take time to process new registrations and the Kids Club service will not be available to newly registered students for one week from...

Enroll Your Child in Western Hills Parent Pay Pre-K

Western Hills Early childhood Parent Pre-K program is now taking applications. Students MUST be 4 years of age on or before August 16, 2021.  If your child will turn 4 years of age after August 16, 2021, registration may be accepted to start on their birthdate.  No...

Employment

Kids Club is Hiring If you love working with elementary school children, are young at heart, have a sense of humor, and are 16 years or older... Our program may have a position for you! We need Childcare Directors, Assistant Directors and Aides for our before and...

Estamos Contratando!

La Fundacion de las Escuelas Publicas de Omaha esta contratando! Aplique para una posicion en nuestro Programa Kids Club o en el Programa de Educacion para Infancia Temprana. Ofrecemos salarios competitivos, agradable ambiente, y la oportunidad de trabajar con...
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Donate to OPSF

You can help the Omaha Schools Foundation provide learning opportunities for our students and help support our educators. Make a gift to support Omaha Public Schools. Donate today...

 

Omaha Public Schools Foundation

ECE Parent Pay

Creating a strong educational foundation for children prior to their elementary school years is important for their success. OPSF provides parent-paid early childhood classrooms in select OPS elementary schools.

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Teacher Programs

In the 2021-2022 school year, OPSF is funding Teachers Wish Lists, enabling OPS Teachers to purchase much needed teaching materials for their classrooms.

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Partnerships

Through Community Partnerships, OPSF creates opportunities beyond the borders of the classroom. With our partners like The Rose Theater, Joslyn Art Museum and Fontenelle Forest, students participate in engaging, learning experiences.

Neighboring Friends

Neighboring Friends Our mission is to promote inclusion and communication with students who are nonverbal through purposeful and interactive activities with JP Lord School and partnering neighborhood organizations. Our vision is to build a community of reciprocity...

2021-2022 Luvabulls Fundraiser

"We are the Omaha South High Luvabulls. A dance team filled with students who have a passion for dance and uplifting and empowering our community. Because Covid took a toll on school spirit, we have been working hard to rebuild and embody the true meaning of school...

Monroe Student Council Fundraiser

The students of Monroe Middle School are excited to announce a brand new Student Government Organization. Monroe is a Title I, low income school located in Nebraska. We have one of the most diverse schools in our school district, serving over 800 students in the...

Bryan Sr. High 50th Dedication Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date and Donate On Sunday, April 30, 1972, the “new” Bryan Senior High building, grades 10-12, at 4700 Giles Road, was dedicated. This building was constructed due to overcrowding at the Bryan Junior/Senior High School, which opened in Fall 1964. Sunday, May...

Benson High School Athletics

Welcome Benson Friends, Family and Fans! Benson High Athletics, the home of the Mighty Bunnies, has a long and rich athletic history.  We pride ourselves in the tradition of our programs and school spirit.  We would like to continue in the athletic and academic...

Dundee Direct

First, a big thank you! Dundee Elementary thrives because of its amazing students, staff, and families! Dundee Direct is our annual direct-giving fundraiser that runs through the month of September. Instead of asking our kids to sell popcorn or giftwrap, we ask our...

We Are Jackson! Believe! Achieve! Succeed!

Jackson Elementary is located at 620 South 31st Street in Omaha. Our school is made up of a diverse population of 235 learners from prekindergarten through sixth grade. We are small but mighty! We are also uniquely positioned to serve as the only fully Dual Language School in all of Nebraska beginning in 2018.

Prairie Wind’s “Support the Stallions” Direct Giving Campaign

2021-2022 Support the Stallions! "Support our Stallions" is NEW Prairie Wind's direct giving campaign.  This year’s goal is $4,000. We can reach this goal with YOUR help! Prairie Wind students and staff are the DIRECT beneficiaries of your donations: Halloween and...

Art at Prairie Wind

Prairie Wind's Lindsay Hueftle's goal as an OPS art teacher is to give her students a deeper glimpse into the art world by providing a wider range of mediums for them to use. The OPS art curriculum includes a main theme for each grade level. She hopes to further...

The Woolf Pack Fund

Did you know that ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN in Nebraska and western Iowa under the age of 18 IS AT RISK FOR HUNGER? (Food Bank of the Heartland) The Woolf Pack Fund, named for its founder, has made its mission to provide supplemental food to the youth in need in our...

Bryan Sr. High 50th Dedication Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date and Donate On Sunday, April 30, 1972, the “new” Bryan Senior High building, grades 10-12, at 4700 Giles Road, was dedicated. This building was constructed due to overcrowding at the Bryan Junior/Senior High School, which opened in Fall 1964. Sunday, May...

Kids Club Registration Notification

Kids Club Registration will be open most Mondays from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and again from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm. Please note that it will take time to process new registrations and the Kids Club service will not be available to newly registered students for one week from...

The Allee Willis Artist Scholarship

Allee Willis was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and was gifted in both visual and performing arts. Her songwriting hits included September, In The Stone, and Boogie Wonderland for Earth, Wind and Fire, and hits for such artists as Rita Coolidge, Sister Sledge,...

Arlene E. Lindquist Scholarship

Purpose:  $500.00 scholarship is awarded to a student who attended Boyd Elementary School. Payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to...

Benson Skills USA Scholarship

About the Scholarship SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and...

Brian Slobotski Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship is in memory of Brian J. Slobotski, a 2010 Omaha North High graduate, who despite his limited mobility due to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy was able to inspire individuals to overcome their own challenges and make a positive impact on the...

Carol Van Metre “Active in Making Lives Better”

Carol Van Metre contributed in a big way: She was involved in fundraising for more than $35 million in sports-related projects, most aimed at giving inner-city kids a stronger foothold on the field and in life. She was a champion of the children and families of the...

Castelar Elementary PTO Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for two graduating Omaha Public Schools seniors who attended Castelar Elementary School. Amount: Two -  $300 checks payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice.  Verification of enrollment should be sent to the...

Charles Bowman Scholarship

Charles Bowman was a lifelong educator, teaching mathematics and physics in the Omaha Public Schools for 34 years and at Metropolitan Community College for 12 years. He chaired the Math/Science Department at Bryan High School, wrote physics curriculum, led scholarship...

Christopher King Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Christopher King was a 1984 graduate of Benson High School. He was a beloved classmate and friend who was deeply involved in basketball, gymnastics, music and the arts. Eligible Schools: Benson High School Selection: Must have participated in the Benson...

Core Bank Scholarship

Purpose: To provide a scholarship for an Omaha Public Schools graduating senior from Benson, Bryan and South High Schools to a student who demonstrates a strong work ethic, passion for volunteering in their community and helping others, and commitment to...

Crystal Simpson Memorial Scholarship

Crystal Simpson, principal at Dodge Elementary School in Omaha, cared deeply about children, those who knew her said. “Crystal was extremely passionate about serving students,” said Lisa Utterback, executive director who oversees principals at Omaha Public Schools....