School News


Central Filmakers Reel In Festival Awards


Eleven student entries from the Central Campus Broadcasting and Film Program were selected for screening at the recent Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival. Davis Evans, Trevor Spidle, and Anna Steenson (pictured at left) all earned awards for their works. Click here to read more about their successful film projects.


Lincoln Track Qualifies for Drake Relays


The Lincoln Boy’s Track medley qualified for the Drake Relays. Congrats!


DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program


DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

Choir State Contest

Lincoln Students Shine at State Solo/Ensemble Contest


Congratulations to Lincoln Choir students for their excellent performances at State Solo/Ensemble contest at Lincoln High School on April 18, 2015. The Lincoln Vocal Music department had 14 Division I (Superior); 14 Division II (Excellent), and 4 Division III (Good) ratings. The following students had a Division I rating on their vocal solos:  Athena Whiteside, … Read more »


Congratulations to Lincoln Student!


Congratulations to C/LTC Luis Martinez. On April the 15th he was sworn in as a U.S. citizen. C/LTC Martinez is a Lincoln High School student and a four year Central Campus Junior ROTC cadet. He has served with class and distinction as its battalion commander this school year. If any young person is looking for … Read more »


Summer Internship Opportunity


Attention high school juniors: Nationwide Insurance is offering eight summer internships to Lincoln High School juniors. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Apr 27
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
Apr 27
Annual WIffleball Tournament
Apr 27
Track: Girls Varsity
Apr 28
ACT Testing
Apr 28
Track: Boys Varsity
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ACT Testing

All juniors will take the ACT test on Tuesday, April 28th.  Students should come prepared with a #2 pencil and a photo ID.  No student will be admitted without an ID. School will begin with a free breakfast available to all students in the Commons. All juniors will report to their assigned testing location beginning at 7:25. There will be no cell phones allowed during testing or breaks. We will dismiss for lunch at 11:35 and buses will leave at 12:00. Good luck  Juniors!

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.

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