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  • Bill Lynch Celebration of Life

    Lincoln will be hosting a Celebration of Life for our beloved educator Bill Lynch here at Lincoln on Saturday, November 23rd from 10:00 am to noon, with tea and light snacks following the celebration. The celebration will be in our gym and we are working to incorporate a few live trees, wild flowers and artwork to make it less gym-like and more Bill-like. If you want to help with our gym transformation or the snacks & green tea catering please let our event planning leader Jim Peerenboom know by emailing 

  • Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences – November 19 and 20

    Monday, 11/25 - Session 1, 2, 3

    Session 1:   8:15 am - 11:30am

    Session 2:   12:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    Session 3:   5:00 pm - 7:45pm

    Tuesday, 11/26 - Session 4, 5, 6

    Session 4:   8:15 am - 11:30am

    Session 5:   12:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    Session 6:   5:00 pm - 7:45 pm

     *Please note: Teachers may not be available for all sessions. 


    What you will need:

    1. LHS School Map 
    2. Teacher Location Grid for Conferences
    3. Your student(s) Class Schedule (view through ParentVUE). 
      We will be sending you a location grid of where to find teachers during conferences as many teachers move rooms and share rooms during the teaching day. Each teacher will have only one location for conferences and this room number may be different than the room number where they teach your student.
    4. Access to ParentVUE
      To help prepare for conferences, please check ParentVUE, if possible. Synergy ParentVUE is a tool to help families stay informed about their student’s progress. This tool can be used to access your student’s grades, attendance information, and also to communicate with teachers. Students will have access to the same information using Synergy StudentVUE. If you do not have ParentVUE or your account has been disabled, please contact Cynthia Roberts at

    How to sign up:
    Most conferences will be on a drop-in basis. Teachers will post a sign-in sheet outside of their rooms before each session where you may choose a ten-minute slot. You may also be contacted by individual teachers to invite you to conferences. We see this time as a way to support your student. We want to be able to use this time to build community. Please feel free to bring any questions or concerns you have when you meet with teachers.


    Please plan extra time to find street parking or use public transportation. On campus parking is limited and designated for school staff only. 

  • Arabic Cultural Night

    Lincoln's Fouth Annual Arabic Cultural Night,  is Wednesday, November 20th!


    There will be food available for purchase, activity booths (such as henna, calligraphy, and artifacts), and many song and dance performances. All teachers, students, and community members are welcome to attend. This event will be very enriching for students to learn more about the Arabic Program at Lincoln, see the work that their classmates have invested, allow students to perform and share their talents, and bring our community together. 

  • IB Exam Registration DEADLINE OCT 20th!

    If you are a current junior or senior eligible to test in your IB classes, test registration is now open! You have through October 20th to complete your registration.  As a reminder this registration link is for IB course candidates only. Full diploma juniors and seniors are registered automatically. 

    Please use the following LINK to register.  

    A copy of the IB Exam schedule can be found HERE. 

    Once you are registered you will receive a confirmation email with payment information.  Parents will also receive a parent confirmation form that must be completed to finalize registration. If you have any questions or concerns regarding IB testing please contact Kim Bliss,,  or Rachel McCormick,, in the IB office.  

    A link to the IB test registration presentation for juniors can be found HERE. 

    A link to the IB test registration presentation for seniors can be found HERE


Lincoln High School Rebuild

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  • Lincoln Rebuild Website

  • Lincoln rebuild project update - June 2019

    Lincoln rebuild project update - June 2019
    When students and staff return this coming fall we will be only months away from the start of construction. School will continue as before in the current Lincoln building while the new multi-story building begins to take shape on the athletic field on the west side of the campus. Construction is expected to take approximately 30 months with students and staff moving to the new Lincoln building in the fall of 2022. Then the old Lincoln building will be demolished to make room for a new track and field facility that will open on the east side of campus in the fall of 2023. All construction activities will be separated by fencing, providing a safe environment for students and staff.

    Lincoln rebuild summary 
    The Lincoln rebuild includes a new multi-story building which includes performing arts spaces, a student commons, an expanded gymnasium facility and state of the art classrooms. There will be a plaza adjacent to the student commons for outdoor activities and to connect the campus to the surrounding neighborhood through pedestrian-friendly design. For more information, please view the new Lincoln Rebuild info-flyer.



    Peyton Chapman

    Dear Current and Prospective Lincoln Families,

    Welcome to Lincoln High School! We’re proud to be one of the top college prep International Baccalaureate (IB) high schools in the United States with thriving, Fine and Performing Arts, STEM, Spanish Immersion, and CTE programs in Media & Communications, Coding & Computer Science, Business, Culinary Arts, and Product Design. 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. Students facilitate over 60 student-led clubs including MUN, Robotics, Speech and Debate, GSA, BSU, MEChA, Asian, Arab, Jewish, and Native American student unions. 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 and appreciated.

    Above all else, at Lincoln it is “cool to be involved and follow your passions.” We are fortunate to be able to offer an engaging, diverse and rigorous core academic program and our expectation is that students are supported to explore, play, grow and practice 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 its 94% 4 year graduation rate. Lincoln students regularly meet and exceed international benchmarks on IB exams as well as state tests. Students care deeply about issue relevant to their lives and are empowered to speak as youth advocates. 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,



District News

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