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Senior Day of Service


There will no school for seniors on Wednesday, April 23rd. Thursday, April 24th will be a senior day of service for all seniors. All seniors are expected to be in attendance on Thursday, as this counts as one for the scheduled calendar days for this school year. This day is designed as a wonderful opportunity … Read more »

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Testing Information


Lincoln students will be testing on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23rd and 24th. Testing begins at Lincoln at 7:40AM on both Wednesday and Thursday. Testing will conclude by 11:30 with lunch served until Noon. Buses will depart at Noon on both days. To clarify who attends which days: Wednesday, April 23: 11th Graders only (11th … Read more »

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Bullying Awareness Week


The 2013-2014 Bullying Awareness Week is April 14th-April 18th. Each year, the leadership class holds a week full of fun events to raise awareness for bullying. Houston Kraft will be this year’s guest speaker. Houston Kraft is a professional speaker and leadership trainer. He sees the world in stories – stories about paralyzing fear and … Read more »

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Senior Calendar


For information about upcoming senior events, view the Senior Calendar by clicking below.

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Prom and Banguet Tickets On Sale

Prom Packages and Senior Banquet Tickets


Prom packages and Senior Banquet tickets are on sale beginning Wednesday, April 16th. Tickets will be sold before and after school and during lunches in the Commons. The Prom Package is $100.00 and includes two prom tickets, one senior banquet ticket and a picture package from Dan’s Portrait Studio. Individual Senior Banquet tickets are $20.00. … Read more »

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New Railsplitter Issue


A new issue of the Railsplitter is now available online. Click here to read it.

Upcoming Events

Apr 21
Gold Day Schedule
Apr 22
Maroon Day Schedule
Apr 23
ACT Testing Day
Apr 24
Special Schedule
Apr 24
Footloose Musical Performance
2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-7500 | F: 515-242-7517

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Testing Information

On Wednesday, April 23rd, 11th grade students will take the ACT test (9th, 10th and 12th graders have no school). On Thursday, April 24th, 9th and 10th grader students will take the Explore and PLAN tests and 12th graders will participate in the Senior Day of Service (11th graders have no school). Click here for more details.

Test Taking Tips From Your Counselors

Want some tips to help you prepare for the Iowa Assessments and ACT tests that are quickly approaching? Visit the Counselor’s Corner for tips and test taking strategies by clicking here.

LHS Weekly News

Click here to read the weekly LHS news bulletin.

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 (319)-774-3117 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 provides a safe and collaborative community where all are actively engaged in challenging and positive opportunities to prepare students for future success.

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