School News

A man dressed as Abe Lincoln poses with a student for a photo.

President Lincoln Back for #SelfiesWithAbe


Honest Abe (impersonated by George Buss) greeted students with words of encouragement and reminded them to be proud of their high school during a visit this afternoon. Abe and Lincoln High School students celebrated Lincoln’s 208th birthday with cupcakes, hats, and #SelfiesWithAbe. Click on the headline to enjoy some fun photos on the district Flickr page.


Silly PJs, Serious Topic at Lincoln High


Friday was PJ Day as decreed by Joppa, a local nonprofit that advocates on behalf of the homeless. Lincoln High School was one of 27 schools in central Iowa where students showed up for class in pajamas as part of a consciousness-raising aimed at providing assistance to area homeless people. Students conduct supply drives to collect necessary items for donation to area shelters. Click the photo to read and see more about the day at Lincoln.

Best Buddies Group

Introducing LHS Best Buddies!


Introducing Lincoln High School’s first Best Buddies chapter!  Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Events will include group and individual activities within the school and across the city. … Read more »

Info Night

Information Night January 19


To prepare for the 2017-2018 school year Lincoln will be hosting an information night on Thursday, January 19. The purpose of this annual event is to inform parents, guardians, and students currently in grades 8-11 about the course selection process. There will be several opportunities during this evening to learn about various academic and athletic … Read more »

2017-2018 Course Catalog Cover

2017-2018 LHS Course Information Catalog Now Available!


The new 2017-2018 LHS Course Catalog is now available! To read about the courses available for students to request for the 2017-2018 school, go to this link:


BLH Scholarship Deadline Approaching


Seniors: Remember that parents/ guardians must be a member of BLH in order to be eligible for a scholarship. BLH has over $20,000 available to seniors this year! The last day for parents/ guardians to become a member and be eligible for these scholarship dollars is January 31. Membership application information can be found  by … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 22
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Feb 27
Festival of Music
Mar 2
AVID Family Night
Mar 7
Southside Vocal Music Festival
Mar 8
BLH Booster Club Meeting

Click below to sign up for seminar.

9th Selection 10-12th Selection

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Ordering School Pictures

Click here to order school pictures of your student.

Lincoln Gear Available Online *UPDATED*

Lincoln’s Booster Club (BLH) has launched their online clothing and accessories store. Items available are new and fresh to Lincoln and the community. Click here to order your LHS merchandise!

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 81010 with the proper code. For students the code is @07509. For parents the code is @e6679.

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About Lincoln High School


2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

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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!