School News

Students pose in front of mural.

Lincoln Mural Celebrates School’s Diversity


Recently a new work of art was hung at Lincoln, this one to celebrate the school’s changing demographics and growing diversity. “We hope this provides a sense of pride in our school, captures the spirit of our diverse population, and embodies the sense of unity that our students want Lincoln High.” Click on the headline to read more and see photos of the artwork.

LHS Class of 2018 is Heading to College


Lincoln’s Class of 2018 is wrapping up their final year in high school and getting ready for their future. Many of out students are heading to college after graduation. Check out the photo gallery (click here) to see our #ACCEPTED seniors and where they will be heading next year. Congrats seniors!

iJAG Students Compete at Career Development Conference


On Thursday, May 3rd, six Lincoln iJAG students (Deja Austin, Angel Cart, Emmanuel Seakor, Allie Brockett, Jennifer Smith, and Toia Harris) competed at the Career Development Conference in Ankeny. The students competed in several different events, including art expression, employability skills, public speaking, STEAM banner competition, critical thinking, community service projects, and math skills. Lincoln … Read more »

LHS Construction Students Hard at Work


The LHS Construction Pre-Apprenticeship students have benn hard at work. On Tuesday, May 1st, students in the class made a pour to finish the parking area outside the auto/construction lab. The class was visited by Congressman Young. Congressman Young was interested in this class, because it is the only one in the United States that … Read more »

AP Music Theory Students Attend Des Moines Symphony


Mr. White’s AP Music Theory class recently completed a weeks-long score analysis project, analyzing the piece: Enigma Variations (Edward Elgar) in-depth, looking at historical significance, influence and inspiration, compositional techniques, form, chord structure, texture and instrumentation, and more. The Des Moines Symphony performed this very piece at the Civic Center. Lincoln’s AP Music class attended … Read more »

Live Stream 2018 Graduation Ceremony


Would you like to be able to watch the 2018 Commencement Ceremony live online?  If so click the link below. You may also view the ceremony after the event as many times as you wish.

Upcoming Events

Sep 20
Cross Country: Boys JV vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 20
Cross Country: Girls Varsity vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 20
Cross Country: Girls JV vs. Indianola (Away)
Sep 20
Volleyball: JV vs. Knoxville (Home)
Sep 20
Volleyball: JV vs. Knoxville, Des Moines North (Home)

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Lincoln 2018 Commencement Photos

Photos from the 2018 Lincoln Commencement Ceremony will be available soon at this link: Please note that photos have not yet been added, but you may follow the link to sign up to receive and email notification when they are uploaded.

2018 Graduation Live Streaming Link

Would you like to be able to view live streaming of the 2018 graduation? If so click here. You may also view the ceremonies after the event as many times as you wish.

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

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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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