School News

Lincoln Construction Students Visit Brick Plant


Students from Lincoln High school Pre Apprentice Construction class were invited by the Masonry Institute of Iowa to attend the Iowa State field trip to the Glen Gery brick plant in Redfield, Iowa. The Lincoln students tended to the ISU students as they were taught to lay brick. This is the 5th year for the Pre Apprentice … Read more »

RAILS Leadership Students Serve Community


RAILS Leadership is accomplishing their mission statement of providing service to the community. These 33 9th graders played games and engaged in conversation with the residents of Genesis Living Center. Both students and residents have enjoyed the experience and the RAILS Leaders will be returning again soon.

Lincoln’s All-State Musicians


On Saturday, October 21, thousands of students across the state auditioned for a spot in the All State Chorus, Band, and Orchestra, reserved for the top 10% of student musicians. Five Lincoln students were accepted into the All State Chorus. Congratulations to junior Angela Bruce and seniors Michael Bundy II, Aaron Choi, Lorena Eclatt, and … Read more »

A student races in a swimming competition.

Rails Win CIML Metro Conference Swim Title


Congratulations to the Lincoln Rails on winning their first-ever conference crown, marking a major highlight for the team’s 50th season! The East, Hoover, Lincoln, North, Ottumwa and Roosevelt girls’ swim teams competed in the natatorium at North High School for the CIML Metro Conference Championship. Click on the headline to see more photos.

Future Medical Leaders!


Five students from Lincoln attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston this past summer. They spent several days with some of the greatest living minds in medicine today. Along with their learning, they had the opportunity to watch a live surgery and ask the surgeon questions during the process. Pictured with their Principal, … Read more »

LHS Fall Festival October 27


Hey southside elementary students! Come to the Round House from 5:30PM-7:30PM and join the fun! Kids can jump on the giant inflatables, have their face painted, and participate in 20 different hands-on activities… for free! Put on your costume and join the fun! (note: children must be accompanied by an adult).

Upcoming Events

Nov 20
All-City Jazz Concert
Nov 21
Seniors vs Staff Volleyball Game
Nov 21
Bowling: Boys Varsity vs. Fort Dodge (Away)
Nov 21
Bowling: Boys JV vs. Fort Dodge (Away)
Nov 21
Bowling: Girls Varsity vs. Fort Dodge (Away)

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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

2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

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School Hours: 7:40 AM to 2:40 PM


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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