• Wednesday, Feb. 21: Late opening for MOST K-8 schools

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Lincoln High School

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Lincoln News

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  • ACT Test Pre-Registration Makeup Sessions Feb 20th-23rd

    All Juniors have been signed up to take the official ACT test on Tuesday, February 27th. This test is free. If you missed pre-registration in your English class 2/12-2/15, please attend one of the below 30 minute makeup registration sessions in room 71E:

         Tuesday, Feb 20th - before school 7:30am-8am, lunch 11:30am-12, after school 3:30pm-4.

         Wednesday, Feb 21st - before school 7:30am-8, after early dismissal 1:30pm-2.

         Thursday, Feb 22nd - before school 7:30am-8, FLEX 9:30am-10, after school 3:30pm-4.

         Friday, Feb 23rd - before school 7:30am-8, lunch 11:30am-12, and LAST CHANCE after school 3:30pm-4.
     *Pre-registration must be completed by 2/23 to be eligible to take the ACT test on 2/27*

     Also, if you did not finish answering the “optional” questions during pre-registration, you may attend any of the above makeup sessions to finish up.  The actual test will be administered off campus at the nearby Tiffany Center, located at 1410 SW Morrison Street, at 8:10am. Your room assignments will be posted in junior hall prior to testing. Review Preparing for the ACT and ACT@LHS for details.  Questions? Please contact Vice Principal Alfredo Quintero at aquintero@pps.net or Testing Coordinator Jennifer VanOrsdel at jvanorsd@pps.net.

  • Flock Party & Auction

    Flock Party Invitation
  • Spring Outdoor School - Student Leader Registration Opens 1/22

    Are you interested in being an Outdoor School or Oregon Trail Student Leader? This is available to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Online registration opens January 22nd and closes March 14th (or until all spots are filled). Mandatory Overnight workshop will be Friday, April 6th and Saturday, April 7th. Questions? Contact: ODS office 503-257-1600.

    Week 0- March 19-23rd for Oregon Trail only.
    Both Outdoor School and Oregon Trail run:
    Week 1- April 8-13
    Week 2- April 15-20
    Week 3- April 22-27
    Week 4- April 29-May 4
    Week 5- May 6-11
    Week 6- May 13-18
    Week 7- May 20-25
    Week 8- May 28-June 1

150th Celebration

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  • 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!

  • Town Hall with Abraham Lincoln

    Town Hall with Abraham Lincoln

    (Featuring Historian Steve Holgate as Mr. Lincoln)

    Lincoln High School Auditorium

    February 14, 2018

    9:30-10:30 (During Flex)

    Come hear Steve Holgate, a historian famed for his depiction of President Abraham Lincoln, take questions in a Town Hall format – and answer with the language and the ideas of the 1860s.



    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 peytonc@pps.net 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,




District News

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  • Superintendent Guerrero, PPS alum J.T. Flowers hold wide-ranging City Club discussion

    PPS Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero answered questions from moderator J.T. Flowers, a Rhodes Scholar and former Lincoln High School student, on what he’s learned in his four months on the job, how he plans to tackle longstanding issues, and his vision for what the district can become. Guerrero opened the presentation with a speech covering his trajectory from English Language Learner at schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley to obtaining two Harvard degrees and leading Oregon’s largest school district.

  • Superintendent Guerrero adds four to his leadership team

    Portland Public Schools has added four members to Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero’s leadership team.

  • Keeping our students and staff safe

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    Dear Families and Staff,

    My heart goes out to all of those touched by the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on Wednesday. I want our community to know that the foundation of what we do every day at Portland Public Schools is to provide a safe learning environment for our students. PPS continuously strives to prepare our students and staff on how to respond efficiently and effectively to emergency situations.

  • Grieving with victims in Florida

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    Dear PPS Community,

    I was shocked and saddened to hear about the shootings today at a high school in Broward County, Florida. Our thoughts and grief go out to the victims and their families and to the students and families whose lives have been so tragically impacted.