In the CUES School System, it truly is a team effort. Below are the community partners who serve our students and families on a daily basis. These partners provide financial support, classroom support, after-school care, enrichment opportunities, and other services. As an organization we are so grateful to have these amazing nonprofits and companies supporting our mission.
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Boys Town provides an array of life-changing youth care and health care services that meet each child and family exactly where they are, so they get the right kind of care, at the right time, in the right way. In August of 2023, The Boys Town LIFT Together program became a part of each CUES School after an All Saints pilot. This program works to improve problems such as absenteeism, low parental engagement, disruptive classroom behaviors, and family safety. LIFT Together with Boys Town brings together educators, students, families, and Boys Town experts to address every student’s social-emotional needs.
Chariots4Hope awards cars that have been donated and restored to eligible low-income families. Chariots exists to demonstrate God’s love by helping people remove transportation barriers that enable them to reach and maintain self-sufficiency.
Children’s Scholarship Fund
Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha provides partial tuition scholarship’s to our qualifying low-income families so they can access the quality education of CUES Schools. This partnership is crucial as our low-income student population continues to grow. CUES School System staff works with Children’s Scholarship Fund staff to help ensure families qualify and apply for the scholarship funding every year.
In 2015, All Saints entered into a partnership with Completely KIDS to offer an after-school program for students, specifically targeting the large percentage of immigrant and refugee families enrolled at All Saints. These programs relieve the stress on working families of providing care outside of school hours for their children.
Many Sacred Heart and Holy Name female students benefit from after-school programming at Girls Inc. This programming builds self-confidence through learning about healthy living/lifestyles, academic enrichment and support, and life-skills instruction.
Heart Ministry Center
The Heart Ministry Center, due to its convenient location to Sacred Heart, has been a wonderful community resource for families for food pantry needs, health and/or dental needs, job training, and social work assistance. The CUES Student and Family Support team refer families to the Heart Ministry Center to make sure their needs are met.
Holy Name Men’s Club
The Holy Name Men’s Club has always been known as the group that maintains the field house and athletic programs for the Holy Name community. Since its inception in the 1940’s the club’s fundraisers include Omaha’s first of its kind fish fry, an alumni basketball tournament, and a 500 Club.
In 2018, The Hope Center for Kids launched its first campus site at Holy Name. This partnership provides all Holy Name students a safe after-school program where children and youth can take part in academic support, youth development, and faith-based learning opportunities.
Kiewit Corporation provides CUES School Alums with the opportunity to earn a college scholarship by graduating high school with a 21 ACT or higher and in the top quartile of their class. These scholarships provide the high school graduates with the funding to secure higher education.
Many CUES male students benefit from programming at NorthStar. Programming includes an after-school academic support program, but also offers athletics and team sports, as well as a summer camp, Outward Bound School, and a community garden.
Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty
The Omaha Bridges Out of poverty mission is to Empower under-resourced families to change their lives by discovering and overcoming barriers to success. They took a collaborative approach with existing agencies and now partner with more than 100 Community Agencies to defeat poverty in the community. CUES Student and Family Support routinely connect parents and others to this life-changing program.
On Cue provides life skills training to CUES middle school students through participation in musical productions throughout the school year.