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Lincoln Debater Qualifies for Nationals


This past weekend, the Lincoln Speech and Debate Team competed at the National Speech and Debate Associations Congress National Qualifier. Senior Ashley May qualified as the champion of the House. Ashley becomes one of the few Lincoln students to qualify to nationals multiple times. Junior Josie O’Connor-Miller qualified as a member of the West Iowa … Read more »

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Iowa Assessments – April 1st


Attention parents and students – the 2015 Iowa Assessments will be on Wednesday, April 1st. All students must take the Iowa Assessments so make sure that you arrive on time on testing day. Your scores are important, so make sure you get a good night’s sleep and eat a good breakfast on test day.


AP Exam Registration Deadline April 1


The AP Exam Registration Deadline is April 1st. Pick up a registration form at your school, fill it out, and return it to the school bookkeeper, Katie Mattiussi. AP Exam fee for 2015 is $91 per exam. There is a $15.00 deposit due at the time of registration. The balance for each exam is requested … Read more »

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Lincoln Debate Results


The Lincoln Speech and Debate Team had an amazing weekend competing in the Iowa High School Forensics League All Iowa State Finals. In speech, Senior Ashley May was a semifinalist in spontaneous speaking while Junior Josie O’Connor-Miller was a semifinalist poetry. In their respective final rounds, Freshman Aspyn Butler placed 4th in dramatic interp, Senior … Read more »

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Lincoln Senior Awarded Full Scholarship to Grand View University


Lincoln senior Giselle Sancen Valero has been awarded the Immigrant Iowa Scholarships to attend Grand View University next year. The Grand View Immigrant Iowan Scholarship is designed to bring a significant educational opportunity to a promising non-native Iowan. This scholarship awards full tuition and fees, plus room charges if the recipient lives on campus, to … Read more »


ACT Prep Sessions


ACT Prep Sessions Who: All Lincoln Juniors & interested Seniors Cost: $14 Signup deadline: Monday, March 23rd This year Lincoln is offering prep sessions focused on helping your student prepare for the ACT. Components of the sessions include tips for improvement in all four areas of the ACT as well as specific content areas. The … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 26
Maroon Day (blocks 1-4)
Mar 27
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
Mar 27
Spring Sports & Activities Assembly
Mar 28
Track: Boys Varsity
Mar 28
Budget Forum
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Iowa Assessments

The 2015 Iowa Assessments are on Wednesday, April 1st. All students must complete the Iowa Assessments so make sure to attend and arrive on time. Make sure you get a good night’s sleep and have a good breakfast before the test.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher conferences will be on Thursday, March 12th from 3:45 – 8:00 PM. Conferences will be held in the Roundhouse at Lincoln Main and in individual classrooms at Lincoln Rails. Parents will receive and updated copy of their student’s current grades when they arrive.

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Lincoln Text Messaging Service

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