School News


Parent Teacher Conferences


Parent Teacher Conferences Conferences at Lincoln High School have been scheduled for October 19th from 3:30PM – 8:45PM. They will be at both the MAIN building and RAILS Academy in individual classrooms. Copies of schedules and current grade reports will be available upon arrival.   Why Parents Should Attend Parent-Teacher Conferences in High School Parent/Teacher … Read more »


Lincoln’s Construction program continues to build


The Lincoln Pre-Apprentice Construction students attended a MII (Masonry Institute of Iowa) field day at the Adel brick plant on Thursday Oct. 13th. The construction students tended the Iowa State University Architectural and Engineering students (150). The LHS students were mixing mortar, moving bricks, cleaning up after ISU students and given a tour of the … Read more »

Fall Fest 2016

Elementary Fall Festival


All south side elementary-aged students are invited to join the fun in the Lincoln High School Round House on October 27 for free games, food, and exciting science experiments sponsored by the LHS Student Council. Come join the fun!


Senior Parent Meeting


October 28 (6PM or 7PM… your choice) in the commons will be the annual senior parent meeting where Herff Jones will be present to share a lot of information about the class of 2017’s graduation in May. Details include how to order announcements, caps and gowns, and much more information you need to prepare for … Read more »

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Cross Country Teams Volunteer


On October 16 a group of Lincoln Boys and Girls Cross Country team members awoke early to volunteer and man a water station for the IMT Des Moines Full and Half Marathons.  This was the second year the teams have participated in this event.  The group was stationed on the north end of the SE … Read more »


2017 Panoramic Class Photo


Seniors – you can order a copy of the Class of 2017 Panoramic Class Photo by going to this link:


Lovejoy, Lincoln Team Up Against Bullying


In celebration of Bully Prevention Week, Lincoln High School and Lovejoy Elementary School joined together to learn about the importance of being a team. Members of the Lincoln Rails football team came to Lovejoy to talk with students about teamwork, friendship and being a buddy. Lovejoy students also got to play games with the players and ask questions about high school. According to staff at Lovejoy, the football players will forever be celebrities with their students!

Upcoming Events

Oct 25
Vocal Music Concert
Oct 25
Senior Parent/ Graduation Meeting (6PM or 7PM)
Oct 27
Community Fall Festival
Oct 28
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Oct 28
No school – Teacher EQ Development

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Ordering School Pictures

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Lincoln Gear Available Online

Lincoln’s Booster Club (BLH) has launched their online clothing and accessories store. Items available are new and fresh to Lincoln and the community. Click here to visit their store.

Lincoln Text Messaging Service

Lincoln now offers a text messaging service for you to receive updates on important news happening at Lincoln, such as snow days and cancellations. All you need to do to get signed up is text 81010 with the proper code. For students the code is @07509. For parents the code is @e6679.

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About Lincoln High School


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Abraham Lincoln High School leads, inspires, and educates all students by providing access to a rigorous and relevant curriculum in order to meet the challenges of today. Read more.

The Lincoln Railsplitter family invites you to join our team as we work towards providing a world class education for all students!