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Lincoln Senior Awarded Full Scholarship to Grand View University


Lincoln senior Giselle Sancen Valero has been awarded the Immigrant Iowa Scholarships to attend Grand View University next year. The Grand View Immigrant Iowan Scholarship is designed to bring a significant educational opportunity to a promising non-native Iowan. This scholarship awards full tuition and fees, plus room charges if the recipient lives on campus, to … Read more »


ACT Prep Sessions


ACT Prep Sessions Who: All Lincoln Juniors & interested Seniors Cost: $14 Signup deadline: Monday, March 23rd This year Lincoln is offering prep sessions focused on helping your student prepare for the ACT. Components of the sessions include tips for improvement in all four areas of the ACT as well as specific content areas. The … Read more »


Infinity Showchoir Wins Competition


4A Grand Champions! Infinity Varsity Show Choir won 4A Grand Champions at Indianola Show Choir Encounter competition on Saturday, February 21st, competing against show choirs from around the state. Infinity’s 2015 set tells a story of war and loss, including songs “Star-Spangled Man”, “I’ll Make a Man Out of You”, “I’m Already There”, “Holiday”, and … Read more »


Omega Showchoir Soloist Wins Best Female Solo


Grace Zarway won Best Female Soloist at Indianola’s Show Choir Encounter competition on Saturday, February 21st. Grace sang Beyonce’s “I Was Here” with Omega Junior Varsity Show Choir to receive Best Female Soloist out of all 18 show choirs competing at Indianola. This is Grace’s second award this year for her solo in “I Was … Read more »

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Construction Class News


On Friday, Feb.20th students in the Lincoln Construction class were instructed on proper use of Portable All Purpose Saws. Lynn Pickard from Iowa Laborers training and Education fund along with Ronnie Prymek of LECET and retired Laborer John Baker were here to instruct and observe the students demonstrate proper use of the Saws. Students Armando … Read more »


Rails Head to State Bowling Tourney


Congrats to Lincoln’s girls’ bowling team for qualifying for next week’s State Tournament. And a special shout out to Hanna Duver and Ilda Herrera who were among 12 bowlers who have also qualified individually (Hanna had the 2nd best qualifying score in Iowa). Click the photo for more information on the State Tournament.

Upcoming Events

Mar 6
Maroon Day (blocks 1-4)
Mar 9
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
Mar 9
Track: Girls Varsity
Mar 9
Alumni Association Meeting
Mar 10
Maroon Day (blocks 1-4)
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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher conferences will be on Thursday, March 12th from 3:45 – 8:00 PM. Conferences will be held in the Roundhouse at Lincoln Main and in individual classrooms at Lincoln Rails. Parents will receive and updated copy of their student’s current grades when they arrive.

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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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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