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

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...

Students at Bingham Ball

What to Expect at Sweethearts

Robyn Ward, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

After canceling the Christmas dance, many are wondering what will happen to future dances. In an interview with Principal Shaw, he shared what happened at Bingham Ball and what is being done to prevent...

A line of snacks offered for students in Heather Smith’s office.

A Safe Place To Land: McKinney-Vento at Bingham

Sophia Warnas, Editor and Chief February 8, 2022

What is McKinney-Vento? The name may sound odd for those who have never heard of it, but it is a program devoted to helping every Bingham High School student succeed. Federally, it is a legislative act...

Students Become Christmas Elves Through Sub for Santa

Students Become Christmas Elves Through Sub for Santa

Syd Alexander, Social Media Manager December 15, 2021

You wake up Christmas morning not expecting presents, but under your tree, you see Santa came, or maybe just his local elves. Bingham High School’s Sub for Santa program has inspired these Christmas...

Satellite image of the Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal

The What and Why of Supply Chain Issues

Aaron McCoy, Proofreader December 1, 2021

Shelves are emptying, people are panic buying, and holiday gifts are harder to get than ever. These issues are caused by a variety of factors tied to the global supply chain. First, there are shortages...

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