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Lincoln Alum Honored by Governor


Lincoln High School Class of 2017 graduate Georges Seakor is being honored by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on Tuesday, January 9th during her Condition of the State address at the Capital. Georges  is also an alum of Lincoln’s i-JAG program and currently attends DMACC while working at Principal Financial. Georges is being honored for his … Read more »

Lincoln choir sings.

Lincoln High School Choir Spreads Cheer


The Lincoln Chamber Choir sang carols in the Ola Babcock Miller rotunda on December 21 as part of an annual lunch hour concert series to spread holiday cheer. It was one of several performances by the Lincoln singers throughout Des Moines on the last day of classes for 2017. Click on the headline to see more photos.

Paola Rios Rosario

Force of a Hurricane Extends to Des Moines


Paola Rios Rosario is newly arrived from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, and she describes Hurricane Maria, a natural catastrophe she survived with her mother, Alma, as “ugly and scary”. Today she’s finding a new home, new friends and a new life in Des Moines and at Lincoln. Click on the headline to read more.

LHS Students Complete Broadlawns Internship


LHS students Anthony Samountry, Joel Gonzalez, and Emmanuel Seakor graduated from the Broadlawns Hospital TECH internship program. During their internship, they job shadowed in numerous areas of the hospital and earned their Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant credentials. All three interns have been offered CNA positions on the Medical/Surgical Unit of Broadlawns Hospital.  

Lincoln All-State Musicians


Over the weekend of November 16 – 18, five Lincoln students participated in the elite Iowa All State Music Festival. In October, our students auditioned amongst thousands of Iowan high school musicians to try and earn a spot in the All State Chorus, Band, or Orchestra. The honor of being accepted is reserved for the … Read more »

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 »

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Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Des Moines North (Home)
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Basketball: Boys 9th vs. Des Moines North (Home)
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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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