It is now time to order your 2012-2013 yearbook. The yearbooks are on sale for $50.00 on www.jostensyearbooks.com. Please visit that site to order your yearbook today. It is also time for seniors to get their senior photos done. Senior photos for the yearbook are due on Wednesday, December 12th. No late photos will be accepted, so please make sure you submit your photo one time. Read more.
Over the weekend, Lincoln Vocal Music students auditioned for the All-State Choir. Seven Lincoln students were selected. Junior Baritone Sam Sides, Senior Bass Alternate Ben Sides, Senior Tenors Kevin Johnson and Dan Schnathorst, Senior Sopranos Deborah Chaplin and Jessica Richter, and Senior Altos Josie Bowen and Allison Richter all were selected to participate in the 2012 All-State Choir. Congratulations!
Lincoln High School has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program that has been offered since 2010. PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education programs, allows students to apply what they are learning in math and science class to real-life engineering and technology projects. Read More.
More than twenty percussionists from Lincoln High School attended the Central Iowa Drumline Clinic at Ankeny High School Tuesday evening on October 24th. Five additional high schools performed for the annual event, including: Bondurant-Farrar, Marshalltown, Waukee, Dowling, and Ankeny. Click the photo to read more.
Des Moines Lincoln High School’s Knowledge Bowl Team qualified for the finals this week. The finals will be held at Merle Hay Mall on Thursday, November 1st, with competition beginning at 9 a.m. Click here to read more.
Starting October 29th and going through November 9th, Lincoln will be participating in “Iowa College Application Week” (a district initiative). We will be making a big push to get seniors to apply to the college or colleges of their choice. During those two weeks, starting with PE classes, seniors can come to the library, get logged on and fill out an application. Read More
Physical Education teacher Mr. McGivern’s bowling classes have started league bowling. The classes meet during blocks 1, 5, and 6. To see who’s leading in the league thus far, click here.
Students in Mrs. Wilson’s 3rd block Anatomy and Physiology class are studying the special senses of the nervous system. To learn more about what senses they studied and see photos of the work stations, click here.
Lincoln will be hosting a College Night on Monday, October 29th. The event is designed for all grade levels, with multiple breakout sessions, including Senior Parent Night Information, How to Plan for College, Picking the Right College for You, Scholarships, and much more including a college fair with representatives from over 40 colleges and universities. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Commons at Lincoln Main. Read More.
Both the Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams competed at a cross country meet at East High School last week. The varsity boys team finished the meet in 3rd place. The varsity girls team finished the meet in 4th place. Multiple Lincoln athletes placed in their races and set personal bests. Great job Railsplitters! Read More.