The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

The Prospector

The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

The Prospector

The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

The Prospector

Understanding our carbon footprint is the first step to reducing it.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, Save The World!

Megan Boyle, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

We always hear about how we should try to reduce our carbon footprint. But, what exactly is a carbon footprint and why do we need to minimize it? A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gasses...

Meet the Prospector Staff!

Thank you, Ms. Quist!

Prospector Staff May 24, 2022

Hi there! It's the staff of The Bingham Prospector here. As this school year comes to a close, we would like to come together to thank our fearless leader - Ms. Quist. We truly would be nowhere without...

Butler Wash Ruins in Cedar Mesa, Utah.

Tourism in Utah: The Positives and the Negatives

Bella Klinzing, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

Utah’s five national parks, forty-three state parks, and countless national recreation areas make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in America. Many Utahns support tourism as it creates...

Prices for homes continue to rise in the current housing crisis.

Dorm Disasters: Seniors Enter Housing Crisis

Robyn Ward, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 6, 2022

As the school year is coming to an end, seniors are out looking for places to live. Whether they are looking for dorms in college or to just get out of their parent’s house, seniors want to find a place...

Seattles Benaroya Hall, where the band and orchestra will be attending a performance.

Upcoming Class Trips

Aaron McCoy, Proofreader April 13, 2022

Welcome to the joy of fourth quarter. ACT results are out, students are dreading final exams, and graduation is coming up quickly. However, there are still a few moments of fun left for the band, orchestra,...

Building destroyed by Russian forces in Mykolaiv, Ukraine.

War Causes Gas Prices To Rise

Tehani Todd, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The war in Ukraine has been going on since February 24 and it has affected the entire world. One way that has hit home for many Utahns is the rising gas prices. On March 8, President Biden banned the...

A Class Act: Behind the Scenes of Bingham’s Student Body Officers

A Class Act: Behind the Scenes of Bingham’s Student Body Officers

Grace Colvin, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

The beginning of 4th quarter can mean a lot of things here at Bingham. Juniors can breathe a sigh of relief after they finished the ACT. Teachers are busy prepping their last few months of lessons before...

The Debate Team celebrates their victory at Region.

The Debate Team Dominates at Region

Syd Alexander, Social Media Manager March 4, 2022

The Bingham Speech and Debate Team has been preparing all year by living out their motto, “Think like a champion, work like an underdog, behave like a friend.” Regions were hosted by Bingham on February...

Chip’s cookies, Valentine Sugar Chip (left) Oreo Chip (right)

Best Cookie Shop in Salt Lake County

Ximena Santana, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Biting into the perfect cookie is one of the best feelings in the world, but what do I consider the perfect cookie? My “perfect” cookie would be thick, chewy, sweet, pretty, have a good overall flavor,...

Kam Dupaix (left) giving his all for the Miners against Mountain Ridge on Feb. 11.

Boys Basketball Ranked 1st in State

Bella Klinzing, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

The Bingham Boys Basketball team has had an incredible season and has made it to the top of Utah's rankings for a reason. Standing now at 22-3, Bingham’s varsity team is ranked 1st in the state and 1st...

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