School News

2016 Allstate Choir

Lincoln 12th Grader Selected for All-State Choir


On Saturday, November 19, Rebecca Bruce (12) performed in the Iowa All State Chorus. On Saturday, October 22, thousands student musicians across the state auditioned for a place in these ensembles, representing 294 Iowa high schools. Those selected to perform are part of the top 1.7% of all high school musicians. Des Moines Public Schools … Read more »

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Students Participate in Election Night Watch Party


Senior Government students met on Tuesday night from 6 to 9 to watch the anticipated election results roll in.  It was a great lesson in electoral politics and media analysis.  Along with a little bit of learning came a lot of fun including a pizza party to usher in the new President elect.  


Lincoln Band Performs for Veterans


Members of the Lincoln High School Band performed a special concert for our military veteran teachers on Friday, November 11th in the library to thank them for their service to our country.  Veterans pictured : Sandra Schlagel (Airforce), John Howett (Navy), Tim Leonard (Airforce) and Chris  Bauer (Airforce).  These students also performed for a Veterans … Read more »


Winter Kick-Off & Chili Bowl!


Friday, November 18, will be the annual Chili Bowl and Winter Kick-Off event for our winter sports and activities. Cost for admission is $5 for Chili Samples or  $1 general admission to see the Winter Kick-Off only. Chili is served at 5:30PM with the Winter Sports Introductions beginning at 6:45PM. This event is sponsored by … Read more »

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3rd Annual ALHS Alumni Foundation Silent Auction


The ALHS Alumni Foundation is hosting the 3rd annual Silent Auction at the Lincoln High School winter sports kickoff event on Friday, November 18th. The silent auction will be held in the Lincoln Main Roundhouse at 2600 SW 9th Street (access available off of Loomis and Bell Avenues). Bidding for the silent auction begins at … Read more »

Meeting the Drake Mascot

AVID Students Visit Drake University


Several seniors attended Drake University’s Health Professions Day on September 26.  The open house introduced Drake programs to students interested in a career in health care.  The academic programs featured were Doctor of Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, and all Natural Sciences  programs.  The students had the opportunity to interact with … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 3
Wrestling: Varsity vs. St. Ansgar, Perry Community School (Away)
Dec 3
Wrestling: JV vs. St. Ansgar, Northwood-Kensett CSD, Clear Lake, Clarksville, Perry Community School, Austin, Wahlert (Away)
Dec 3
Wrestling: JV
Dec 5
Basketball: Girls 9th vs. Ames (Away)
Dec 5
Basketball: Boys 9th vs. Ames (Away)

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Ordering School Pictures

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Lincoln Gear Available Online *UPDATED*

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 order your LHS merchandise!

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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