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Chicken Bowl


This year’s annual BLH Chicken Bowl will be held this Friday, August 21. The gates will open at 5:00PM with events beginning at 6:00PM. Admission is $1 and chicken dinners will be sold for $6. Students with a student activity ticket (SAT) can enter for free. Other concessions will be available as well. During the … Read more »


Lincoln 9th Grade Orientation


This year, Lincoln will be welcoming over 600 new freshman to our RAILS Academy building and we’re very excited to meet the Class of 2019! To kick off the new year, we will be hosting Orientation for 9th graders on August 24th and 25th from 8am- 12pm at RAILS Academy. Orientation will include fun activities, … Read more »


First Day of School 2015


The first day of school for the 2015-2016 school year is Wednesday, August 26th. School begins at 7:40 AM. The first day of school will be an Maroon (A) Day. It will be a typical Wednesday schedule with a 90 minute early dismissal (classes will end at 12:35, with lunch being served until 1:05 PM).


Back to School Night


Students and parents are invited to attend the Lincoln Railsplitter Back to School Night. This is a great opportunity for students to find their classes, meet their teachers and get ready to start the 15-16 school year. For incoming 9th grade students, Back to School night is on Monday, August 24th at 6:00 PM at … Read more »


2015-2016 School Year Calendars and Bell Schedules


Want a copy of the 2015-2016 Lincoln class schedule or district calendars? The 2015-2016 district calendar, A/B day calendar, and bell times can be found here.


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 »

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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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