Enriching the Experiences of Students in the Omaha Public Schools

 

Welcome 2022-2023 OPSF Board

"Thank you to the incoming and standing members of the OPS Foundation Board.  I am thrilled to work everyone to enhance the opportunities for the students of the Omaha Public Schools and appreciate their dedication and support!  This is the most diverse board in the...

Share Omaha Do Good Days

Each and every day the Omaha Public Schools Foundation works tirelessly to promote and lend support to the students, teachers, and families of the Omaha Public Schools Community. From administering scholarships funded by our donors to providing teachers with...

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 which promotes...

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...

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 for the 2022-2023 School Year will open in mid-April. Check back with us for program details.

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...

We’re Hiring

Omaha Public Schools Foundation is hiring applicants for full and part-time positions for their Kids Club Program. We offer competitive wages, pleasant surroundings, and an opportunity to work with enthusiastic children. Visit the link below to learn more and apply.

Jump on the Central Band Wagon!

Dear Band Members and Parents, Our Central High School Band is one of the finest in the state of Nebraska. It is the goal of the Central Band Parent Organization to provide an opportunity for every student to participate in the Central High School Band program. We...
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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...

 

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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.

Buena Vista Home School Partnership

The Buena Vista School Home Partnership (BVSHP)is the parent and family organization for Buena Vista High School.  This group supports the involvement of families in the educational experiences of their students at Buena Vista and includes four subcommittees: School...

Buena Vista Cheer Team

Buena Vista High School is proud to offer varsity and sub-varsity athletics as a part of the Metropolitan High School Activities Association Conference and the Nebraska School Activities Association. The newly formed Cheer Team needs help with purchasing cheer shoes,...

Buena Vista Dance Team Fundraiser

The Buena Vista Dance Team is dedicated to promoting school spirit, leadership, and charisma. We are a team of 12 dancers that are ready to learn and grow as a team. Come see us perform at all BVHS varsity football and basketball games during halftime. Go Bison!

Springville Elementary’s Campaign of Giving 2022-2023

Hello Springville Families, Each year Springville offers opportunities for students, staff and our community that go above and beyond the classroom and the traditional educational day such as treats for Grand Friends Day, Staff Appreciation luncheons and treats,...

Food for Leadership

Supporting our Principal Supervisors and Program Directors Omaha Public Schools believes strongly in providing opportunities for staff to learn and grow in their profession and as leaders. We support current and aspiring leaders in every aspect of our organization....

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 which promotes...

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...

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 for the 2022-2023 School Year will open in mid-April. Check back with us for program details.

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...

Bernard Hogan Memorial Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Bernard Hogan Memorial Scholarship. Please carefully review the scholarship information and your completed application before submission. You are responsible for submitting all required information in...

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...