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iJAG Student News


Lincoln’s iJAG students have kicked off the 2015-2016 school year with Hyperstream Instruction with IT mentors from Nationwide. Students got to meet with their mentors and got right to work on a problem-solving activity and some friendly competition. Click on the link below to learn more about what this great program is up to. iJAG … Read more »

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Mico-Economics Class News


Mr. Madson’s 5th block Micro-Economics student company leaders have been selected. The student leaders are: Laruen Twelmeyer, Sophie Troxell, Nick Rivera, Madison Fuller, Kamry Miller and Allison Else. Coming soon – they will be selling a Lincoln inspired product to the south-side community. Mr. Madson’s 7th block Micro-Economics student company leaders have also been selected. … Read more »


Powder Puff, Toilet Paper and Homecoming


A little powder puff football and a lot of toilet paper … just part of the Homecoming festivities here at Lincoln. The junior and senior girls began the evening with the annual powder puff football game. The seniors won 19-0, but then the celebration moved to the front lawn for some TPing. In a pep rally spirit, seniors chanted “2016-2016-2016!” with a natural response by the juniors of “2017-2017-2017!” Click the photo to see more of the fun. Good luck to the Rails against Sioux City West!

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Key Club Members Volunteer at the Kiwanis Miracle League


Key Club members Sabrina Sithiphong and Spencer Davidson volunteered at the Kiwanis Miracle League in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, September 26. Sabrina and Spencer were Angels in the Outfield and were buddied up with two very special kids. After the two inning game ended, both Key Club members walked away with a smile saying … Read more »


Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC


Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.

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2015 Homecoming – Spirit Week


Spirit week starts Monday, September 28th. The annual kickball tournament will be on the 28th at 4:30 p.m. at the baseball/softball fields at Lincoln Rails. The Powder Puff game is at 7:00 p.m. on 10-1 at the stadium. The homecoming dance is on Saturday, 10-3 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in the Roundhouse.

Upcoming Events

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Volleyball: 10th
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Volleyball: 9th
Oct 13
Football: 8th
Oct 13
Swimming: Girls Varsity
Oct 13
Swimming: Girls JV

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Lincoln Text Messaging Service

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