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Input sought to possibly rename Oñate High School


At the request of community members, the Las Cruces Public Schools Board of  Education will consider possibly renaming Oñate High School at a special meeting on July 14.  

The name change was a topic of discussion at the Board’s June 25 meeting, where it was decided that further information was needed. Gathering public input was strongly encouraged, and a survey is now open to gather that information.  

Oñate High School is named after Don Juan de Oñate, a Spanish Conquistador. For more information on the history of Don Juan de Oñate please click on this link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_de_O%C3%B1ate.              

The survey is open through Thursday, July 9 and can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/onatehs