Que Pasa - August 15, 2011

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• Robertson High School Summer Crawl, student council officers, members and teachers will be available to assist freshman and new students at RHS from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Meet at the RHS Amphitheater located on the center of the campus. For more information, call Charlene Jiron, RHAS, Secretary, at 454-5770 ext. 212.


• Registration dates for the Las Vegas City Schools are Monday, Aug. 15 and Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All registration/enrollment forms can be found online at www.cybercardinal .com or at your child’s school. All schools and offices will closed Tuesday, Aug. 16 for a district-wide orientation. Register your child or children on time so that schools may generate an accurate count for the first day of school. If you cannot register on those dates you may call the school and arrange pre-registration. The first day of classes is Thursday, Aug. 18 and instruction will begin immediately.

• Tierra y Montes Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its monthly board meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the United States Forest Service located at 1926 7th Street. For more information, call 425-9088.

• Fort Union National Monument, National Park Service this month’s  “Glimpses of the Past” presentation, featuring “Another Side of James Henry Carleton: Geologist, Botanist, and More.” The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge St. Praised by some and condemned by others, Maj.Gen. James. H. Carleton, one of Fort Union’s earliest commanding officers, left an impact on Southwestern history. In 1862, after serving at Fort Union, Carleton orchestrated a relocation program of the Mescalero Apache of New Mexico and Navajo peoples of eastern Arizona onto the Bosque Redondo Reservation. The “Glimpses of the Past” series are free in partnership with the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact the park at (505) 425-8025, or visit the website at www.nps.gov/foun.