School News

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 »


AP Test Registration begins January 17


Attention students taking an AP course, AP exam registration will begin on January 17th.  You may pick up an exam form from one of your AP teachers or in the main office.  You only need to fill out one form to register for all AP exams you intend to take, including classes you take at … Read more »

Pancake breakfest

Annual Pancake Fest


The BLH Club is hosting Lincoln’s Annual Pancake Fest on Saturday, January 28th. The event begins at 7:00 AM and ends at noon in the Lincoln Main Commons. Admission is just $5.00 (children under 2 years old are free). There will be a variety of entertainment from school groups throughout the event for your pleasure … Read more »


New Orleans Cooking at LHS!


When the Foods II students coined the phrase “We’re cheffin’ it today!” to describe lab days, little did they know that they would cook with an actual chef from New Orleans. Chef Travis Johnson, brother of Lincoln teacher Mrs. Bridget Bowser, made his second annual visit to the Lincoln classes while he was in Iowa for the holidays. The … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jan 21
Wrestling: Varsity vs. Urbandale (Away)
Jan 21
Wrestling: JV vs. Marshalltown, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids Washington, Grinnell, Indianola, Iowa City West, North Polk, Pella, Perry, Southeast Polk, WDM Valley (Away)
Jan 21
Wrestling: Varsity
Jan 21
Swimming: Boys Varsity (Date Changed from 01-26-17) vs. Des Moines East, Hoover / North Swimming, Des Moines Lincoln, Ottumwa, Des Moines Roosevelt (Home)
Jan 23
Senior Class Meeting

Click below to sign up for seminar.

9th Selection 10-12th Selection

Bulletin Board

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


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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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