School News


Debate Team Goes to Nationals


At the National Speech and Debate Tournament held in Dallas Texas, Ashley May was elected and served as presiding officer for her congress house at the national tournament. She brings home the first piece of hardware that Lincoln has taken from the National Tournament since becoming members of the National Speech and Debate Association in … Read more »


Lincoln Rails: The Class of 2015


Between May 20-24, Des Moines Public Schools celebrated the Class of 2015 at eight commencement ceremonies, proud to present diplomas to students from all of our high schools. DMPS is pleased to share photographs – 513 photos, to be exact – from all eight of our graduation events, including Lincoln High School. Click the photo to see more from some of the most special events of the school year.


Class of 2015 Commencement


The Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at 4:30 p.m. at the Drake Knapp Center (located at 2601 Forest Ave in Des Moines). Graduating seniors should arrive at the Knapp Center no later than 3:45 p.m. to prepare for Commencement. We invite you to join us as we celebrate … Read more »

Soccer Conference Champs

Lincoln Boys Soccer Win Conference


The Lincoln Boys Soccer team are conference champions. Congrats!


Lincoln in Top 20 on Iowa AP Index


For the third year in a row, all five DMPS high schools are listed among the state’s top 50 high schools on the Iowa Advanced Placement Index. And according to the list prepared by the University of Iowa, Lincoln is now among the top 20 providers of AP courses in the state! Click the headline to read the full story.

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Summer Driver’s Ed


Registration for summer driver’s ed is on-line this year. Street Smarts Drivers Education will be available at Lincoln during the summer of 2015. To sign up, follow the directions in the flyer below. Further instruction are available in Student Services if needed.

Street Smarts Driver’s Ed

Upcoming Events

Aug 4
School Board Meeting
Aug 5
BLH Booster Club Meeting
Aug 10
Band Camp
Aug 11
Aug 12
2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-7500 | F: 515-242-7517

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Schedule Questions and Changes

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LHS Weekly News

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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 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!