School News


Register for AP Exams by March 28


Enrollment in college-level Advanced Placement courses has skyrocketed at Des Moines Public Schools as more and more AP classes are being offered at all DMPS high schools than ever before. An important component of AP courses is the AP exam, which can lead to credit at many colleges and universities. The deadline to register for the 2016 AP exams is March 28. Click the photo for more information on the exams and how to register.


Food Bank Partners With Lincoln, East


As part of an on-going effort to provide students with more services at school, the Food Bank of Iowa has partnered with DMPS to create school pantries at Lincoln and East high schools. The new pantries provide a readily accessible source of food assistance for low-income students and their families. Click on the image to visit the Food Bank of Iowa’s web site to read more about this new initiative.

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Annual Pancake Fest


The BLH Club is hosting Lincoln’s Annual Pancake Fest on Saturday, January 30th. The event begins at 7:00 AM and ends at noon in the Lincoln Main cafeteria. Admission is just $5.00 (children under 2 years old are free). In addition to the wonderful pancake breakfast, there will also be a vendor fair to support … Read more »

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Art Seminar Creates Star Wars Couture


Advanced art students at Lincoln Rails were invited to participate in a week long MTSS seminar.  MIchael Lane, the Studio Programs Community Coordinator at the Art Center, visited and challenged the students to create Star Wars couture out of random objects like popcorn foil bags, cds, duct tape, and paper (see attachments).  On Wednesday, students … Read more »


Lt. Gov. Awarded for iJAG, STEM Support


Lincoln High School iJAG students helped present Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds an award to thank her for her support of STEM initiatives across the state, particularly with the iJAG program at Lincoln, which helps students facing multiple barriers to graduate and start careers. To see more photos of the presentation in the Lincoln High School library, click on the image.


Mike Mattos Works With Lincoln Teachers


Mike Mattos recently spent the day with teachers and staff from Lincoln High School.  Mattos is an internationally recognized author, presenter, and practitioner who specializes in uniting teachers, administrators, and support staff to transform schools through the work of Professional Learning Communities and the utilization of a  Systemic Support System for students.  Mattos assisted LHS … Read more »

Upcoming Events

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Basketball: Girls JV
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Basketball: Boys 10th
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Basketball: Girls JV
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Basketball: Boys 9th
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Basketball: Boys 9th

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AP Exam Registration

AP Exam registration begins January 19th .  All exam registrations must be turned in to the main office no later than March 28th.  Each exam is 92.00 .  Students who qualify for free or reduced price lunch may take their exams for free through a grant from the United Way.  AP Government and AP Environmental Science exams are paid for all students through a grant from the George Lucas Educational Foundation. Students who are unsure if they qualify for free or reduced price lunch may apply at

Order Senior Class Photo

Seniors and senior parents can order the senior class panoramic photo by clicking here.

Lincoln Gear Available Online

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 visit their store.

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 81010 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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