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Robertson High School

Robertson High School


RHS is a comprehensive high school that serves students in grades 9-12. RHS is an institution reputed for providing a strong curricular and academic environment supportive of the needs of its students. The school offers a variety of extra-curricular options to compliment the academic atmosphere and to nurture student’s needs toward character development and positive social interaction.


Vision Statement

Our students are inspired to learn and empowered to excel.

Mission Statement

To cultivate a thriving learning community that prepares students to succeed in a dynamic world.


Robertson High School

Clubs & Organizations

Open to Students Grades 9-12

Key Club InternationalSponsored by Kiwanis International. Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world. RHS members perform acts of service in the community and school such as: provide crossing guards during Halloween, help leukemia patients, and assists the less fortunate in our community.


FFA (Future Farmers of America) — A national organization involved with local community entities. We are recognized as 2011 and 2012 State Champs in Parliamentary Procedure, Landscape Design State Silver Emblem Superior Chapter in New Mexico; 2012 State Gold Superior Chapter in New Mexico; Nationally rated a One-Star Chapter for being one of the nations top programs.


MESA (Math Engineering and Science Achievement)- Mission is to empower and motivate New Mexico’s culturally diverse students with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) enrichment. Vision and diversity is taught by well educated professionals. Students will reach their full potential as leaders through Math, Engineering, Science and Technology Achievement.


Art Club Students enrolled in Art Portfolio are automatically Art Club members. Art Club promotes art within the high school and in the community. Members prepare art for display at the NM State Fair, Dia de los Muertos, and annual local high school art competitions.


Rodeo Club Promotes rodeo among high school students and is open to all RHS students regardless of experience.


Journalism Publishes 6 issues of The Cardinal News annually. Students are provided with opportunities to engage in an in-depth examination of journalism and the news writing process. Planning, design, and publication of the school newspaper are all student driven.


Publications — Designed to provide students the opportunity to create the school yearbook. This is a student driven, on-line, and year long project. Creation, planning, and development are the focus in the development of the yearbook . The yearbook is available for purchase by all students.


Ski Club Students participate in several ski excursions to nearby ski resorts. Fees include beginning ski lessons, lift tickets, and ski rentals.


Geek Squad An elective course designed to teach students computer repair, provide technical and computer support to staff members.


Band/Chorus RHS Red Wave Marching Band has won several district and state awards. RHS Chorus allows students to express their ability to sing. Several performances are held throughout the school year. These courses are available to all students. Performance Schedule


Mariachi A group of diverse students performing New Mexico cultural music. This course and performances is/are open to all students.


Student Council Provides positive social extracurricular activities for students of RHS. The mission is to enhance the student dynamics through positive interaction and meaningful community service opportunities. Student Council allows students to enrich their high school career with leadership opportunities.


NHS (National Honor Society) A nationally premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship.


Upcoming Events




About RHS

1236 5th Street
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-5770
Fax: (505) 454-2707

Enrollment: 465
Grades: 9-12

Donna L. Lucero

Frances Montoya

Cleo Gonzales

School Mascot:


Opened: 1965

School Hours:
8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

Donna Lucero, Principal

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to a new school year. At Robertson High School, we want to make this an exciting and successful academic year for all students. Your active support and cooperation, combined with outstanding teaching at Robertson will ensure academic success.

Our goal at Robertson High School is to provide each student with a challenging and rigorous curriculum. Our mission is to do this in a student centered environment with the moral imperative that we do what is best for all students. We believe that every child can achieve success, and to this end every child will be provided with a quality interactive instructional experience where we recognize, support, and have high expectations for all students.

This year we have gone through many changes and know that our resilient staff will continue to provide the best education possible. We would like to welcome our staff members that have joined us from Memorial Middle School and our elementary schools, along with our one new staff member to the Las Vegas City Schools. Many of our staff members have taken on new roles and additional duties to ensure that all students in the Las Vegas City Schools receive a quality education. Looking forward to an exciting school year!


RHS Parent/Student Info

LCC/NMHU College Night

Senior Parent Meeting