School News

I-JAG Students Participate in Mock Graduation


This week at Lincoln, our 11th and 12th grade I-JAG students participated in a mock graduation ceremony. Herr Jones donated caps and gowns for the students to wear. They heard motivational speeches on the importance of staying on track to graduate. Mr. Cheatom spoke about never giving up and encouraged students to see their own … Read more »

JV Show Choir Learns New Dance Moves


Lincoln’s new JV Show Choir, Delta, learns this year’s choreography in the new choir room. Senior Aaron Choi (Varsity member) teaches the choir the moves at a choreography camp over the weekend. The Vocal Music Department moved back up to its original home, what has been Student Services the last several years.  

Back to School!


As students returned to Lincoln High School this past Wednesday they participated in many icebreaker activities.  In this picture, students participated in a challenge to practice teamwork in Ms. Ellis’ ELL classroom.  Students moved cups across desks using only a rubber band attached to 7 pieces of string.  The students needed to work together and pull on their … Read more »

New Entrance for Main Campus


The summer construction is now completed at the main campus. The only entrance for students, parents, and the community will be from the north side of the building (by the Commons). This is also now a secure entry where late students and community members will have to press a button to gain entry into the … Read more »

School Pictures


School pictures will be taken during the week of September 11. Students in grades 10-11 will do this during their English class Monday or Tuesday (Sept 11-12). Students in the 9th grade will have their pictures taken on Thursday or Friday (Sept 14-15) during their English class. Order forms can be obtained by clicking Lincoln … Read more »

Bus Schedule


The shuttle/ bus schedule between the main campus, RAILS Academy, and Central is now available. 2017-2018 Lincoln Shuttle Handout updated 8-22-2017

Upcoming Events

Sep 21
Cross Country: Boys Varsity vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 21
Cross Country: Girls Varsity vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 21
Cross Country: Girls JV vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 21
Volleyball: 10th vs. Knoxville, Des Moines North (Away)
Sep 21
Football: 10th vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Away)

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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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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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