School News


Lincoln High Remembers Antonio Sanchez-Peck


Lincoln High came together Friday to pay tribute to Antonio Sanchez-Peck, a 16-year old sophomore who died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing SW 9th Street. Classmates, family friends and neighbors held a candlelight vigil. Many people wore blue, Antonio’s favorite color, or brought blue balloons and flowers. Principal Williamson notified families of the tragic accident and urged everyone to “please take care of one another.” Click the photo to see more of the vigil.


Lincoln Show Choir Competition Results


Congratulations to Lincoln’s Infinity Show Choir for their amazing performance this past weekend at Emmetsburg’s competition to end their season. Infinity competed in two classes: 4A and Overall. Infinity won third place in class 4A, narrowly beating Southeast Polk but coming under Ankeny and Valley. Infinity won third runner-up in the Overall competition. Lincoln’s Infinity … Read more »


Metro High School Champs!


Lincoln High and Roosevelt High combine forces to field a hockey team that competes in the Metro High School Hockey League. This year the Lincoln/ Roosevelt team won the league tournament! Pictured are two Lincoln students, Connor Kane & Noah Christiansen. CONGRATS!

Students in a crowded school hallway.

Important Info for Incoming Seniors


Before our incoming 7th and 12th grade students can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes. Click on the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.


Honors Breakfast at LHS!


On February 23 Lincoln High School hosted an “Honors Breakfast” for hundreds of students on both campuses. Students who participated received all A’s and B’s on their semester report card or have shown remarkable progress as identified by teacher. Lincoln High School student are “On A Roll!”

A man dressed as Abe Lincoln poses with a student for a photo.

President Lincoln Back for #SelfiesWithAbe


Honest Abe (impersonated by George Buss) greeted students with words of encouragement and reminded them to be proud of their high school during a visit this afternoon. Abe and Lincoln High School students celebrated Lincoln’s 208th birthday with cupcakes, hats, and #SelfiesWithAbe. Click on the headline to enjoy some fun photos on the district Flickr page.

Upcoming Events

Mar 30
Spring Pep Assembly
Mar 31
Spring Pep Assembly
Apr 4
Tennis: Boys Varsity vs. Mason City (Home)
Apr 4
Tennis: Boys JV vs. Mason City (Home)
Apr 4
Tennis: Girls Varsity vs. Mason City (Away)

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Lincoln 2017 After Prom Forms

Need to download the required forms for the 2017 After Prom? Click here: After Prom Forms 2017

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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About Lincoln High School


2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

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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!