School News


Class of 2015 Commencement


The Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at 4:30 p.m. at the Drake Knapp Center (located at 2601 Forest Ave in Des Moines). Graduating seniors should arrive at the Knapp Center no later than 3:45 p.m. to prepare for Commencement. We invite you to join us as we celebrate … Read more »

Soccer Conference Champs

Lincoln Boys Soccer Win Conference


The Lincoln Boys Soccer team are conference champions. Congrats!


Lincoln in Top 20 on Iowa AP Index


For the third year in a row, all five DMPS high schools are listed among the state’s top 50 high schools on the Iowa Advanced Placement Index. And according to the list prepared by the University of Iowa, Lincoln is now among the top 20 providers of AP courses in the state! Click the headline to read the full story.

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Summer Driver’s Ed


Registration for summer driver’s ed is on-line this year. Street Smarts Drivers Education will be available at Lincoln during the summer of 2015. To sign up, follow the directions in the flyer below. Further instruction are available in Student Services if needed.

Street Smarts Driver’s Ed

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After Prom 2015 DVDs


After Prom 2015 DVDs are available for $10. Interested? Contact Laura Lundberg with Lundberg Enterprises at

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ACT Make-Ups


Attention Juniors! If you missed the ACT test yesterday, ACT Make ups will be held on Tuesday, May 12th . Students can begin check in at 7:25. Students are to report to Room 2200 no later than 7:55. There will no admittance after 7:55. Please make sure you register in the Main Office with Mrs. … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 22
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
May 22
Last day for seniors!
May 22
Class Night (mandatory for seniors)
May 23
Graduation Ceremony
May 25
Memorial Day- No classes
2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-7500 | F: 515-242-7517

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Class Night

Seniors and Senior Families – please join Lincoln High School on Friday, May 22nd at 6:00 PM in the Bowen Roundhouse as we celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2015. We look forward to seeing you there!

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 (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


2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

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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.

The Lincoln Railsplitter family invites you to join our team as we work towards providing a world class education for all students!