Please submit Book Reviews for books that you have recently read to share with the Lincoln Community & you can also read the reviews others have submitted. The Book Review Submission Form & reviews written by others can be found HERE.
Login to School Loop on your Smart Phone!
View classwork assigned & have most of the full website's functionality from your Smart Phone by logging into ALHS' School Loop Mobile Website HERE through your phone's web browser.
Lunch Time Policies
Due to our wonderful student population, Lincoln is one of a few public high schools where students enjoy an Open Campus lunch. However please keep in mind the following Lunch Time Policies:
The Abraham Lincoln Oral History Project Website is published and live!
Last year, students worked very hard to create these webpages. In all they recorded 20 Oral Histories- all of which can be seen on its own page on the site.
This site is a public resource and was created to be shared with the Lincoln Community.
Please visit our site, watch the video clips, read the biographies, summaries, analysis and enjoy!
Please also pass the link along if you get the chance.
Join a Club at ALHS!
There are over 30 different clubs at Lincoln to choose to be a part of! Make new friends, learn a new skill, &/or practice your favorite hobby! It's not all about studying for your classes--have some fun & do some interesting things with like-minded Mustangs. Check out the different clubs HERE & attend a meeting to find out if its for you.
SFUSD 2014-2015 Instructional Calandar
Download this school year's instructional calendar HERE !
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SFUSD Non-Discrimination Policy
San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.
What: three-day event during lunch at the Library to address trans/queer gender issues of identity.
Support, resources, panel discussion, and book talks are scheduled!
Food and drinks will also be provided.
Why: Gender identity is more than what we see, it is who we are. We strive to bring more awareness, support and resources for those affected by working towards a safer and welcoming school community.
When: During April 20th to April 23rd @ Lunchtime in the Library!
Monday - 4/20: GSA Panel Discussion , Q & A w/ Morgan
Wednesday - 4/22: Wellness Resources, Guests w/ Ian
Thursday 4/23: Book Talks, Health Resources w/ Librarian Chan & Nurse Stuart
Awards: Twelve (12) students will receive a $500 scholarship at the ALHS Senior Awards Ceremony.
Qualifications: (must meet all the qualifications below)
*Current graduating seniors at Abraham Lincoln High School. *Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. *Excellent (E) or Satisfactory (S) in Citizenship in all Spring 2015 classes. *Attend a university, community college, or an accredited vocational or technical school in the Fall of 2015.
Procedures and Deadline:
1. Complete application found HERE. 2. Part A – Citizenship must be completed by all of applicant’s Spring 2015 teachers. 3. Part B – Cumulative GPA must be filled out and signed by academic counselor. 4. Part C – Short Essay Response (not to exceed 150 words). See application for prompt.
5. Return application and short essay to Ms. Martinez in the College & Career Center no later than Friday, April 24th, 2015.
Springfest Bell Schedule for Friday, May 1st, 2015
8:00-8:40 1st period 8:46-9:26 2nd period 9:32-10:12 3rd period 10:18-10:58 4th period 11:04-11:44 5th period 11:48-12:28 6th period 12:28-- Springfest
Swimming March 27, 2015
Girls Softball March 24, 2015
AOIT Career Day Field Trip March 5, 2015
Girls Soccer April 7, 2015
Fencing March 17, 2015
Boys & Girls JV/Varsity Basketball Highlights
Boys Golf April 6, 2015
Badminton March 26, 2015
Anti-VAPAs PSA Video Winners
ALHS' Green Academy featured in ABC 7 News story on water conservation.
The ALHS' ACE Pathway program was featured with five other schools in TURN (Columbus College of Art and Design's alumni magazine) in an article titled "Getting it Right-Arts Programs Matter"!
Check It Out Here The models that were featured are by Quinnton Barringer and Isabel Gonzalez.
Congratulations to ALHS' iGEM Team (international Genetically Engineered Machine competition) for winning a gold medal and the "Best Presentation" awards at this year's competition at MIT! In doing so they beat the teams from Harvard, Princeton, Cal Tech, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, and 240 other teams from universities around the world. They work after school hours to prepare for this intense academic competition, now in its 8th year.
If a 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade student you know is interested in exploring college and receiving 1-on-1 guidance on planning and preparing for college, sign up with Ms. Zales (PACT Advisor) to become a PACT student!
PACT, Inc. is a TRiO non-profit pre-college preparation program that partners with various middle schools and high schools in the San Francisco Unified School District. PACT is designed to help students, especially those who are low-income and the first generation in their family to go to college, plan and prepare for success by pursuing higher education after high school. Participation is not only FREE, it also looks great on college and scholarship applications, as well as resumes, because it is considered an educational preparation extra-curricular activity!
PACT students may benefit from the following 1-on-1 advising and program services:
College goals, admission requirements, planning (how to get in)
High school transcript review (grades, courses, gpa for college)
College Application Essay writing & Letters of Recommendation
Financial Aid & Scholarship (how to pay for college)
Career Exploration and Job Readiness (searching, resources, resume writing)
Extra-Curricular Activities and Volunteer Opportunities (getting involved)
College Tour Fieldtrips offered each semester
Your questions, concerns, etc....
Once you've applied to become a PACT Student, we will meet for an advising session at least once per semester. I am available in Lincoln High School's College/Career Center (Room 53, near Cafeteria) during lunch, after school and by appointment Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm. On Fridays, winter break, spring break and summer break I am available at PACT, Inc. Headquarters 8:30am-5pm (635 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA 94117). Yes, this is a year-round advising program!
Please see website and attachments below for PACT application and program information. Or drop by to see me in person in the College/Career Center.
Hope to meet you soon and have a great remainder of the semester!
UCSF/HSOC Event for HS Students Interested in Health Professions (4/18/15)
High School Students:
Are you considering a career in the health sciences field (medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, or physical therapy)?
If this sounds of interest to you, you are encouraged to attend the upcoming High School Outreach Conference (HSOC) happening at UCSF on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 8:30am-4pm. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk with professionals and graduate students in these fields. There will be demos, activities, food, raffles and fun!
Gil, Morgan and Doherty!!! Lauren, Megan and June!!! And Others !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Two Teachers and our Librarian have graciously provided a meeting space for our monthly Teacher - Student Dialogue event: "Free Lunch and Free Speech.
Kevin Doherty hosted the first dialog lunch this year in his classroom, Morgan Wallace has provided the Peer Resources Room (126) multiple times, and of course Gil Chan has made the Library available several times for the event.
Thank you Kevin, Morgan and Gil, your hospitality has provided substantial support for our youth voice and cross generational bridge building efforts.
Also thanks to the student leaders who took the ball and ran with it to plan and facilitate the monthly dialogue lunch event:
June Herreria, Lauren Marquez, and Megan McKay,
***You three are awesome!!! ... and not only are you dynamic group leaders building a venue for meaningful youth voice at ALHS, you have also forged a partnership and symbiosis between Restorative Practices (RP) and Peer Resources (PR).
Thanks also to teachers and staff who are willing to give up a lunch period to listen to student ideas and concerns. Your support for a youth voice venue and honest dialogue is building bridges and makes Lincoln High School a leader in the Safe and Supportive Schools effort.
GO AWESOME MUSTANGS!!!
Greg Brown,Restorative Practices Coordinator.
Posted by: Gregory Brown
Sign Up for PHARMACY Panel Info Session on 4/28/15!
Are you interested in a career in healthcare? Consider Pharmacy!
If you are interested in learning more about a career in Pharmacy, you are invited to attend a Pharmacy Panel and Information Session at ALHS. This special event is sponsored by the Golden Gate Chapter of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists. It will give you the opportunity to meet pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy students, and pharmacy technicians to learn more about career options and experiences in this exciting and high paying healthcare field. This one-time opportunity will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 after school from 3:30-4:30pm. (Room location to be announced - check back with me).
If you're interested in attending, you must add your name to the sign-up sheet on my desk in the College/Career Center as soon as possible (space is limited). Spread the word to your friends!
Hope you take advantage of this special event!
Posted by: Oriol Zales
Sign Up for SJSU Fieldtrip (5/1/15)
Dear ALHS Student~
You are cordially invited to PACT's upcoming Spring College Tour to San Jose State University (SJSU)! FREE and for PACT students *only*. --> If you are not yet a PACT student, see Ms. Zales (PACT Advisor) in the College/Career Center to apply for PACT (free).
This educational and fun-filled trip will take place on Friday, May 1, 2015. We will tour the campus, provide college admissions information, and have a college student panel! This is a wonderful opportunity to see and learn about an excellent local California State University from campus professionals and SJSU students! PACT will pay for lunch, snacks, and a charter bus.
If this sounds great to you (and it should!), see me ASAP in the ALHS College/Career Center (Room 53, basement level) for a permission slip. Space is limited (25 spots) and first come first serve, so don't delay! Completed permission slips are due back to me no later than 4pm on Monday, April 27th.
Let me know if you have any questions and hope to see you soon!
Posted by: Oriol Zales
>College Planning Reminders for Seniors<
As the semester is half way through, College/Career Center staff wanted to give you a few college-planning and follow-up reminders....
I. Community College applications are OPEN for Summer & Fall 2015! (free application)
VIII. Sign up for ORIENTATION for 4-year college BEFORE you make summer commitments (travel, work, etc.)
- If you've already made summer plans that conflict with summer orientation and cannot be changed, you MUST contact the university to inform them and ask if they have alternate steps/dates for you
- If you miss orientation you risk not being able to enroll in courses.... don't miss out!!
**IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS or NEED ASSISTANCE on ANYTHING LISTED ABOVE,PLEASE COME to the COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER(Room 53) ASAP!
We are open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Posted by: Oriol Zales
Interested in Running for Student Government (2015-2016)?
Applications for Class and Student Body (ASB) Officer positions are now available outside of the cage (first hall near room 135). All applications are due to Ms. Eng in NB17 by the end of lunch on the listed days below. Class Officer candidates will only need to make one speech at their grade level auditorium advisory meeting. Student Body (ASB) Officer candidates will need to make their speeches at each grade level auditorium advisory meeting.
Voting will take place the next day, during Thursday advisory.
Class of 2018 applications due Monday, April 20, in NB17 by the end of lunch.
Class of 2017 applications due Monday, April 13, in NB17 by the end of lunch.
Class of 2016 applications due Wednesday, April 8, in NB17 by the end of lunch.
ASB Core, Directors, Historian, and SAC Rep applications due Wednesday, April 8, in NB17 by the end of lunch.
Class of 2018 speeches will take place during the auditorium advisory meeting on Wednesday, April 29.
Class of 2017 speeches will take place during the auditorium advisory meeting on Wednesday, April 22.
Class of 2016 speeches will take place during the auditorium advisory meeting on Wednesday, April 15.
ASB Core, Directors, Historian, and SAC Rep speeches will take place during the auditorium advisory meeting on April 15, April 22, and April 29.
Questions? See Ms. Eng (NB17) or Ms. Kamkar (137).
Posted by: Christine Eng
Edgenuity Deadlines: 4/28 & 5/8
All students taking an online course through Edgenuity please see the deadlines below. NO exceptions or extensions will be allowed.
Deadline for Seniors: April 28th at 5pm.
Deadline for 10th & 11th graders: May 8th 5pm
Posted by: Valerie Ziegler
New Yummy School Lunches - Try them this month!
Encourage your child to try new, student developed school lunches!
Get excited for some brand-new lunches on the menu on April 7, 9, and 14! SFUSD students helped design these meals, which are made of premium ingredients according to the district’s stringent “real food” standards:
Orange Chicken Rice Bowl, on the menu for the first time April 7: Seasoned brown rice topped with grilled chicken and carrots, tossed in our house orange sauce made with just a hint of chili flakes, and served alongside edamame, fresh fruit, and milk.
Chicken Pizza Party Salad, on the menu for the first time April 9: Crisp romaine lettuce topped with grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, and croutons, served with a 'pizza sauce' dressing and a whole grain dinner roll. Served alongside broccoli and ranch, fresh fruit, and milk.
Mac & Cheeseburger Pasta, on the menu for the first time April 14: Whole-grain rich macaroni noodles topped with a tangy tomato sauce, seasoned ground beef, and cheddar cheese. Served with broccoli, fresh fruit, and milk.
The R. P. Leadership Team is a committee consisting of administration, teachers, wellness staff, counseling office personnel and student voice representatives which meets bi-weekly to plan and oversee the school-wide implementation effort of Restorative Practices at our site. Anyone, including interested and curious students, is welcome to participate with this committee and attend our meetings.
Our meetings occur during the teacher common planning period on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month (except thanksgiving week and finals week in December and May); 2:30 to 3:30pm. The location will be announced on the school loop calendar.
Be part of a small learning community at Lincoln & have access to exciting field trips, internships, guest speakers & more!
See Ms. Ziegler in Room 21C for more info & to sign up ASAP!
Smarter Balanced Online State Testing for Juniors in English and Math from April 13th through 24th
SBAC English will be given in English classes from April 13th to 17th.
SBAC Math will be given in US History classes from April 20th to 24th.
Click Calendar Icon below & go to the ALHS School Events Calendar.
NOTE: Event days/times subject to change without notice.
Mustang Daily News Feed
Check out the NEW EPISODES of Mustang TVfor the week of April 15th! Watch for the Mustang Weekly News, Weekly Sports Roundup, Club of the Week, Tips , App of the Week, Soapbox, Spotlight on ALHS, and much, much MORE! Watch videos of recent school events, such as dances, Spirit Week, rallies, and sports games! New videos posted every Wednesday online at the MUSTANG TV WEBSITE for watching during Advisory period OR anytime!
Fellow MUSTANGS, did you know that Lincoln has OFFICIAL Facebook,Twitter, Instagram,&Tumblr Pages?!
Click below and Like Us/Follow Us to get the latest updates on ALHS & view images from school events throughout the school year!
A Low Cost Internet Option for Lincoln Families
Qualified families only have to pay $9.95/month for internet service AND have the option of purchasing a computer for $150. See this SITE for details:
The San Francisco Unified School District is offering summer school opportunity for student to make-up classes or get ahead start on their education. In addition to traditional classes, over 20 "a-g" approved courses will be available online through Edgenuity. To learn more about summer school opportunity, check out the official flyerHERE!
Changes in Standardized Testing for SFUSD Students
In October 2013, the state of California replace the STAR testing program with a new Statewide Assessment System. All California school district is required to test its student with this new system starting this spring. To learn more about the new Statewide Assessment System, download the official flyer below:
Check out the NEW ASB STORE, showing you what is available & for how much by clicking HERE.
ALHS College & Career Center
Please click HERE to visit our College & Career Center website section for updated resources & information.
Attention Parents/Guardians! SFUSD Has a School Lunch Pre-Payment Program Available
Our school cafeteria has a prepayment program called MealpayPlus that will increase convenience for families and speed up lunch lines. Student Nutrition Services is encouraging families to prepay for ...more
Download and print an application for membership in CSF HERE, the California state honors society now! Bring a copy of your report card or transcript and turn them into Ms. Kelley in NB12 at lunch ...more
Next Year's SFUSD Instructional Calendar
Download next school year's instructional calendar HERE!