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

Stack of Books

Stop Treating Middle Grade Literature Like the Middle Child

Ashley Giles, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Modern day readers have access to millions of books. Because of this, we are often expected to broaden our experiences and read adult literature rather than middle grade literature books for people roughly...

Bingham parking lot

How to Survive the Parking Lot

Gideon Fischli, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Here at Bingham, one thing you can always look out for each day is how crazy the parking lot is. Here are some tips on the parking lot that you can use in your everyday life. After reading this, hopefully...

From left to right: Liv Dabo, Mckaylee Mabey, Jacey Robins, Hallie Jack, Kaitlyn Oniki, Lanie Smith, Hannah Yeates, Ally Tanner, Sierra Rosner, Avery Peck.

Region No Match for Bingham Tennis

Miles Miller, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

The Bingham High School Girls’ Tennis team had a phenomenal season this year with a 10 and 1 record. They placed first in Region and fought hard at State. It’s time to hit the highlights.  Against...

Ramin Hameedi’s mother and sister at a Taliban checkpoint on the road to the airport. In the top right corner, a Taliban member is visible.

Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

Sophia Warnas, Editor and Chief October 14, 2021

Afghanistan and The United States: 7,410 miles separate these nations, yet they are undeniably intertwined. Beginning in May 2021, The United States ended its direct presence in Afghanistan after 20...

Heard It in the Halls

Heard It in the Halls

Sarah Storm October 14, 2021

  “Upon doing this…I feel not so special.”   “No hablos English. Hablos ASL.”   “IMMA SPEEDWALKING MASTER!!!”   “I wanna key somebody's car but…that’s...

A group of students work in a classroom with their faces covered. While this was common in 2020, it is no longer a school requirement.

Miners’ Masks Disappear as District Shifts COVID Policies

Grace Colvin, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Blue cotton face masks. Desks spaced 6 feet apart. Gallons of hand sanitizer. The 2020-2021 school year made history. Students who made it through the year remember mask mandates, contact tracing,...

Athlete Spotlight: Jack ONeil

Athlete Spotlight: Jack O’Neil

Miles Miller, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

Being able to squat 490 lbs and bench 315 lbs never comes easy to anyone, but offensive lineman Jack O’Neil does the work. He wakes up every morning at 6:30 to get ready for the day. After school, he...

Five women celebrate Dia De Los Muertos

Spooooky Traditions of the World

Chloe Bauer, Opinion Editor October 14, 2021

A frost is in the air, children put on their costumes and go out into the night to beg neighbors for candy, but is this normal for other countries? In particular, what do Mexico and Germany do? Around...

Spooky Transportation Chair

The Voids’ Report

Sarah Storm, Minertorial Editor October 14, 2021

The light slants through the dusty windows, casting an eerie glow throughout the spacious building. My heavy work boots echo with each step I take. Glancing down at the small crumpled paper in my sweaty...

Board Games Club founder Gabe Snowball playing chess

Unique New Clubs Begin at Bingham

Aaron McCoy, Proof Reader October 14, 2021

Bingham has many established, well-known clubs, such as the Golden Gate Club, Future Farmers of America (FFA), and Speech and Debate. What most people don’t know is that there are also many obscure clubs...

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