Lincoln High School

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  • Back-to-School Night - 6-8:45pm,Thursday, Sept 20th

    Please join us for Back to School Night! Our staff will give you a broad overview of course content, classroom expectations, assessment practices and academic supports.

    We will start in the gym with a welcome message and overview of Lincoln’s IB mission and school climate goals. Parent will have an opportunity to learn about a variety of athletic teams, clubs, student unions, activities, and opportunities for school and community engagement.

    If you are a parent of a senior, you are invited to attend a 30-minute Counselor Presentation “The Lincoln College Application Process” in Room 169. The presentation will start at 5:30 PM. This presentation is ideal for parents who would like to learn the details of how their student will manage the college application process at Lincoln and will contain the same information your student received at the Senior FLEX presentation by the counselors.

    A few reminders for your planning purposes:

    ·         Plan for public parking - there is no onsite parking for visitors

    ·         Use the attached BTSN Schedule to record your student’s classes

    ·         Use the attached LHS School Map to find your way around the building that night

    ·         Verify you have access to ParentVue. If not, please contact Cynthia Roberts at to get access.

    We are looking forward to seeing you at Back to School Night! Please do not feel you need to bring your student. Our teachers are here to introduce themselves to you as a partner supporting your student’s academic success at Lincoln. We are sure you will be as excited for this school year as we are. 

  • Student Password Reset

    Students – Need to reset passwords – NOW!

    Go to and follow prompts to change password.

    • Username is the 1st letter of your first name, last name, last 4-digits of your student ID#.

    • When prompted for your password, you must use a temporary default password following this protocol: Pps_ _ _ _ _ _(your 6-digit student ID #).

    • You may need to “Register with Password Manger” first by setting security questions, etc.  Please follow the prompts.

    • The default password expires Oct 1st so act now.

    See Ms. Lieberman in the library if you need help changing your password.


    Class Schedules

    Course History may be viewed on StudentVUE/ParentVUE during the summer, but final "Class Schedules" will not be available until Friday, August 25th.  



    Read the StudentVue Login Guide or ParentVue Login Guide to learn how to sign in to StudentVue/ParentVUE and access the mobile app (Android and iOS available).  If you have not registered for ParentVUE, please contact Cynthia Roberts for an Activation Letter.

150th Celebration

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  • Save the Dates


    150LHS Calendar of Events

    October 4—Cards Talk: Lincoln High School and the history of secondary education in Portland. Chet Orloff, Dana Cress and Katie Bush

    October 5Football Homecoming: Special guests and celebrations before and during the game

    November 8—Cards Talk: The challenge of public health in a changing world. David Bangsberg

    December 1—PopCycles Reunion

    December 6—Cards Talk: We are the Cardinals, the Mighty Cardinals! An athletic history of LHS. Scott Cress, class of 1965

    December 21-22—Alumni Annual Food Drive 

    January 10—Cards Talk: Portland, Oregon past and future. Kent Holtce and Chris Johnson

    February 7—Cards Talk: The future of Oregon sports and recreation. Kendall Johnson, Matthew Drake, Doug Piper

    February 12President Lincoln’s Birthday. Schoolwide 150LHS Activities.

    February 2019 Card Talk “The Future of Oregon Sports and Recreation” Matthew Drake, CEO Mt. Hood Meadows, Class of 1978, Doug Piper Class of 1978, President of the Portland Winter Hawks (Proposed)

    March—Oregon Historical Society 150LHS Exhibition. Explore the rich history of Lincoln High School at this special exhibition at OHS.  

    April 13—150LHS Big Party! Special guests, alums and the extended Lincoln community come together for a celebration at PSU Viking Pavilion.

    May 9—Cards Talk: Preparing for the next 150 years: Plans for Lincoln’s Future. Peyton Chapman, Principal, Lincoln High School

    May 14—Time Capsule Unveiling. Opening the time capsule sealed in 1969. Sealing the new time capsule for the next 50 years.

    May 22Senior and Alumni Art Show. Art created by current students and alumni

    June 2—Sesquicentennial Graduation Ceremony

  • Save the Date For L150 Gala

    Mark your calendars for a muli-generational celebration of Lincoln High School   
    Celebrating 150 years of public education in Oregon!
    April 13, 2019

    Portland State University - Viking Pavillion 
  • L150 Celebration

    In 2018-2019 Students, alumni, families, teachers, and other friends of Lincoln High School will be celebrating the school’s sesquicentennial (150th anniversary). LHS is one of the West’s oldest and most celebrated public secondary schools. Most events will occur in Portland – but some might be in far flung places around the world, wherever LHS alumni live!

    L150 will include students, parents, alumni and the larger community. Alumni will be reminded of their affinity with our school. We all will celebrate and work towards a more just and equitable world, in the spirit of our academic and civic heritage.


    Our Goals

    To hold a celebration that is just, inclusive and participatory;

    To have fun and renew friendships;

    To build a strong base for excellence in the next 150 years;

    To assist in the “Lincoln Rebuild” to prepare for the future;

    To carry forward the Cardinal Spirit of inspired learning to make a better world for all.

    To have fun!



    Peyton Chapman

    Dear Current and Prospective Lincoln Families,

    Welcome to Lincoln High School! We’re proud to be one of the top 100 college prep International Baccalaureate (IB) high schools in the United States with thriving, Fine and Performing Arts, STEM, Business, Culinary Arts, and 
    Spanish Immersion programs. In addition to Spanish, Mandarin, French, and German, Lincoln is excited to be one of a handful of schools in the nation to offer Arabic to high school students.

    Our students are actively involved inquirers who think critically about the world in which they live. In addition, Lincoln students regularly participate in highly competitive 6A athletics,a host of club sports from Water Polo to Sailing and Lacrosse, and are involved in a variety of engaging and meaningful extra-curricular activities and community service projects here and abroad. Our community is one in which “parents and neighbors are welcome partners”. Parent volunteerism at Lincoln is unparalleled.

    Above all else, at Lincoln it is “cool to be smart.” We are fortunate to be able to offer a rigorous core academic program and our expectation is that students are supported to explore, play, and discover their passions to build the skills they need to gain confidence and feel success. The Lincoln community then works collaboratively to provide opportunities to connect student interests and skills to the world around them to create purpose and meaning. Lincoln values the whole child, providing academic advising and college counseling as well as evidenced based social-emotional, special education, ELL, and mental health supports as needed.

    Finally, Lincoln consistently earns top ratings for academic achievement, attendance and high graduation rates. Lincoln students regularly meet and exceed international benchmarks on IB exams as well as state tests. Lincoln is proud to support and produce amazing graduates who go on to pursue a wide variety of exciting opportunities. As Principal I am honored to serve the Lincoln community. Please contact me at if I can be of any assistance to you or your family. We encourage you and your student to join our inclusive community.

    With Warm Regards,




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