School News


Trip to Washington DC – Spring Break 2015


The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing a trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS high school students enrolled in US History/AP US History or US Government/AP US Government.

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Lincoln Railettes Volunteering with Meals from the Heartland


On Wednesday, August 27th, the Lincoln Railettes went to Hy Vee Hall to pack meals for Meals from the Heartland.


Lincoln High Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Lincoln and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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2014-2015 Registration Information


For the 2014-2015 school year, Lincoln will have both an early registration process and a traditional registration. For details about both types of registration, fee information, and registration forms, click here.

Lincoln High Sings

Lincoln Shines at Musical Theater Awards


Students from Lincoln, East, Hoover and Roosevelt were on stage performing and winning at the 2nd annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards, held last night at the Civic Center and hosted by Des Moines Performing Arts. Click on the image to see a list of winning performers from DMPS and see photos of the gala event.

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Summer Assignments for AP English Courses


Students who requested to take AP Language & Composition or AP Literature & Composition for the 2014-2105 school year are responsible for completing the required summer reading assignment for the class. These assignments must be completed prior to the first day of school in August. Click here to see the summer assignments.

Upcoming Events

Sep 2
Maroon Day (blocks 1-4)
Sep 2
Volleyball: 10th
Sep 2
Volleyball: 9th (Time Changed)
Sep 2
Swimming: Girls Varsity
Sep 2
Swimming: Girls JV
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Golden Circle College Fair

The 2014 Golden Circle College Fair will be held Sunday, September 28th, 2014 from 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. More than 150 colleges from across the United States will be present, as well as career experts and industry leaders from across Iowa. Mark your calendars. Click here for more information.

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 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.

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