Omaha Public Schools, Partners Advance Work at Burke Stadium Following 2024 State Track & Field Meet

The 124th Nebraska High School State Track & Field Championships will take place at Burke Stadium from May 15 through May 18, 2024. It is the 53rd year Omaha Public Schools and Burke High have proudly hosted the event. Following the conclusion of this year’s...

McMillan Academic Pentathlon

The McMillan Academic Pentathlon teams have worked extremely hard all year to prepare for a chance to qualify for the national competition. After rigorous rounds of testing, BOTH teams qualified to represent the entire state of Nebraska at the National Competition in...

World Refugee Day Scholarship

The Omaha Refugee Task Force (ORTF) is a collaborative effort of refugee community leaders, resettlement agencies, city officials, and other service providers whose purpose is to advocate for and address refugee issues in Omaha. We meet the first Wednesday of every...

OPSF Is Hiring

The Omaha Public Schools Foundation is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of Administrative Assistant/Bilingual Liaison. This is a full time position onsite at 3861 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Follow the link below to apply. Omaha Public Schools...

Jackson Theater

Jackson Elementary started a theater program in 2022 in cooperation with Omaha Performing Arts and Disney Musicals in Schools! The mission of Disney Musicals in schools is to develop a sustainable theater program in Elementary Schools. We began last year by selling...

Omaha Public Schools Winter Guard

The Omaha Public Schools Winter Arts program looks to engage color guard students in all high schools through full year instead of just the summer and fall. By combining schools and resources, we are able to bring an activity to parts of the OPS community that...

I Love Public Schools Fundraising

I Love Public Schools aims to connect audiences to the humanity of public schools to amplify pride and increase support. By bringing to life the stories of dedication, innovation, and compassion that take place every day in our schools, this campaign intends to spark...

Jackson Elementary Top Golf Fundraiser

Spirit Night  When: Monday, April 29th Time: 5pm – 7pm Where: Top Golf in Omaha Who: Anyone who wishes to support OPS and Jackson Elementary! What: A golf outing. Unlimited top golf for two hours, plus free lemonade, soft drinks, and water. Why: To raise money to...

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...

South 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. Along with performing at various school and community events, we have created and advertised football game themes,...
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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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OPSF funds 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.

Fundraising

McMillan Academic Pentathlon

The McMillan Academic Pentathlon teams have worked extremely hard all year to prepare for a chance to qualify for the national competition. After rigorous rounds of testing, BOTH teams qualified to represent the entire state of Nebraska at the National Competition in...

Castelar PTO

Castelar Cardinals Determined to Succeed! Cardenales Decididos a Triunfar!Castelar Elementary is located at 2316 S. 18th Street in the heart of South Omaha. We have over 500 students that range from grades pre-k through 5th grade. Our school offers English as a Second...

Jackson Theater

Jackson Elementary started a theater program in 2022 in cooperation with Omaha Performing Arts and Disney Musicals in Schools! The mission of Disney Musicals in schools is to develop a sustainable theater program in Elementary Schools. We began last year by selling...

Robert Gilder Scholarship

Purpose: To provide one time financial assistance, for one Omaha Public Schools seniors, who attended Gilder. Amount: $500  payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Schools Foundation...

Omaha Public Schools Winter Guard

The Omaha Public Schools Winter Arts program looks to engage color guard students in all high schools through full year instead of just the summer and fall. By combining schools and resources, we are able to bring an activity to parts of the OPS community that...

I Love Public Schools Fundraising

I Love Public Schools aims to connect audiences to the humanity of public schools to amplify pride and increase support. By bringing to life the stories of dedication, innovation, and compassion that take place every day in our schools, this campaign intends to spark...

Liberty Elementary PTO

Liberty Elementary PTO "Building a strong connections between families and our school, to support all who serve our children" Get involved! Every Friday from 11am to 1pm, volunteers are invited to come help in the cafeteria, library, or with school projects. More...

Burke DECA

Burke DECA is dedicated to helping students prepare for the 21st Century, including communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative thinking skills. To learn more about Burke DECA, visit their website. Below you will find two convenient payment form...

Jackson Elementary Top Golf Fundraiser

Spirit Night  When: Monday, April 29th Time: 5pm – 7pm Where: Top Golf in Omaha Who: Anyone who wishes to support OPS and Jackson Elementary! What: A golf outing. Unlimited top golf for two hours, plus free lemonade, soft drinks, and water. Why: To raise money to...

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...

Chandler Sanders Green Scholarship

Chandler (Sanders) Green (Class of 2010) Annual Central High Scholarship Purpose: To provide a scholarship to a Central High school senior who demonstrates a strong work ethic and compassion for others. Amount: $500 payable to an educational institution of recipient’s...

Gomez Elementary PTO Scholarship

Purpose: To provide one time financial assistance, for two Omaha Public Schools seniors, who participated in the Gomez Heritage Dual Language Program. Amount: $500 payable to an educational institution of each recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be...

David Daughton Memorial Scholarship

Background: David Daughton grew up in Creston, Iowa and graduated from Creighton University. He taught elementary school at Conestoga Elementary in the late 1960’s through the National Teacher Corps. He then became a leading researcher in smoking cessation studies for...

Drs. Shashi and Subhash Bhatia Family Scholarship 

Background of Donors: The Bhatia’s immigrated from Republic of India about 50 years ago. Each came with a medical degree. They both worked at Creighton University School of Medicine and have retired as Professor Emeriti. They strongly value education as a way to...

South Omaha Scholarship Fund

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to a student seeking post-secondary education in the fields of engineering, education or medicine. Amount: One renewable $3,000 scholarship. Eligible Schools: The following Omaha Public High Schools:  South, Bryan and Buena...

Buffett Middle School Scholarship

Purpose: To provide one time financial assistance, for two Omaha Public Schools seniors, who attended Buffett Middle School. Amount: $500 payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha...

Teri Kinkead Memorial Scholarship

Teri Kinkead Memorial Scholarship Purpose: Teri Kinkead was a devoted mother and had a successful career as an accountant. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, she attended Adams Elementary School, Lewis and Clark/Monroe Junior High Schools and Central High School....

World Refugee Day Scholarship

The Omaha Refugee Task Force (ORTF) is a collaborative effort of refugee community leaders, resettlement agencies, city officials, and other service providers whose purpose is to advocate for and address refugee issues in Omaha. We meet the first Wednesday of every...

Bertha Buckner Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: To provide one time financial assistance, for one Omaha Public Schools senior, who attended Washington. Amount: $300 payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Schools...

Beveridge Parent Volunteer Scholarship

Purpose: To provide one time financial assistance, for two Omaha Public Schools seniors, who attended Beveridge Magnet. Amount: $250 payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Schools...