School News

University of Iowa Orchestra Visits Lincoln


Fans flock by the tens of thousands to Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on football Saturdays in the fall. The Hawkeye marching band entertains them during pregame, halftime and postgame shows with traditional selections like the Iowa fight song and In Heaven There is no Beer plus a different medley of pop music every season. … Read more »

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Lincoln Flex Academy Helps Support Students


The Flex Academy, at Lincoln HS and throughout the DMPS school district, provides extra support for students. Check out this story about one of our Flex Academy teachers and students on WHO-TV here:

Lincoln Girls Bowling Qualifies for State Tournament


The Lincoln Girls Bowling team qualified for the state tournament for the 6th consecutive year. Read more about it here:

LHS Academic Decathlon Team Makes Qualifies For State


The Lincoln Academic Decathlon team qualified for the 2018 State Competition held in Fort Dodge, IA on March 2-3. The team, coached by Sandy Schlagel and Dan Nizzi, consists of Vivi Virgen-Garcia, Rachelle Gibbs, Aisha Nyala, Lizett Cid, Ryan Nguyen, Krity Nguyen, Devon Walker, Sirena Backham, Anjana Biswa, Vanessa Cruz, Ricardo Ortega, and Mora Parra-Molina. … Read more »

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:25 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

LHS Robotics Team Results


Congratulations to the Lincoln Robotics program for a great showing at the Nevada League Championship. Team Rails Robotic Legion, made up of students Eric Acosta, Austin Rubio, Nate Tostlebe, and Hunter Trogdon made it to semi-finals, finishing in 5th place and winning the Rockwell Collins Innovation Award. Team Robotic Rails, made up of students Sophia … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 26
Festival of Music Band Concert
Feb 27
Orchestra Concert
Feb 27
Southside Singer's Booster Club Meeting
Feb 27
ACT Testing Day (no school for grades 9, 10, 12)
Feb 28
No School for grade 11

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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

P: 515-242-7500 | E:
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.

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