• Let's Light the B For All to See!

LET’S LIGHT THE B FOR ALL TO SEE

LET’S LIGHT THE B FOR ALL TO SEE

LET’S LIGHT THE B FOR ALL TO SEE The Bingham High School "B" has been a part of Salt Lake Valley's Oquirrh Mountains since 1927. It is located near the birthplace of Bingham High School in Bingham Canyon, Utah.  BHS students, alumni and friends of Bingham High have started a project to raise funds to purchase lights and wiring to light this important part of Utah history. It would be a part of future celebrations at Bingham High as all eyes could turn to the Jumbotron in the football stadium and watch as the proud B high on the Oquirrh Mountains lights up beaming yet another Bingham victory across the Salt Lake Valley. The owners of the land on which the "B" was built, Kennecott Rio Tinto, have agreed to continue to allow students to annually maintain the 100' by 80' monument. An access road was built for maintenance purposes. Kennecott/Rio Tinto has even agreed to install the conduit and lights and to provide power from the nearby concentrator facility. Over 40,000 students...

James Margetts (Class of 1985) and Robin Pilcher (Class of 1970) Hit Pay Dirt

Jim Margetts and Wendy Pilcher (representing her husband, Robin)

James Margetts (Class of 1985) and Robin Pilcher (Class of 1970) Hit Pay Dirt

Bingham High Pay Dirt Club 2017           A miner in the early days of Bingham Canyon, who struck it rich was said to have struck pay dirt.  Those miners would take a mule, shovel, pick and dynamite along with a drill bit and double jack and work hundreds of hours drilling, blasting and shoveling.  With a combination of hard work and little bit of luck a miner might find a rich vein of gold silver of copper ore.  This was “dirt” that paid him money or pay dirt.  Striking pay dirt symbolizes a successful miner.  Because of this, Bingham High School’s Hall of Fame is called the Pay Dirt Club.   Two successful Bingham Miners, James Margetts (Class of 1985) and Robin Pilcher (Class of 1970) were formally inducted into the Bingham High School Pay Dirt Club at the homecoming assembly on September 12, 2017. James Margetts (Class of 1985)           Jim Margetts...

Happy Birthday Bingham High School

Happy Birthday Bingham High School

Happy Birthday Bingham High. It is hard to believe that you are 109 years old today (September 9, 2017) --five locations and over 40,000 graduates later.

Bingham Alumni Foundation Awards Scholarships

Bingham Alumni Foundation Awards Scholarships

On May 16, 2017 the Bingham High Alumni Foundation presented six scholarships to graduating seniors of the Class of 2017. The following received a $1500 scholarship in the name of the person or group listed next to their name:   Olivia Madrian---Bingham High Memorial Scholarship (given by current Bingham Miners in memory of inspirational Bingham Miners whose lives were taken during their high school careers or shortly thereafter.) Alyson Williams—Yvonne Cardwell Scholarship Nathan Balls—Cal Crump Scholarship Lauren Keetch—Audio Enhancement/Claudia Anderson Scholarship Alexis Hansen—Hogan Insurance Scholarship Jack Rasmuson—Hogan Insurance Scholarship   Scholarship night was a great success. Alumni Board members read a few of the many accomplishments of each scholarship winner and then presented him/her with a check for $750 (the other $750 will be given after the students finish their first semester of college) and copies of t...

Bingham’s Stetler builds on family’s legacy of greatness

Bingham’s Stetler builds on family’s legacy of greatness

Jon Clifford Special to The Tribune

Track and field a family passion for Hannah Stetler, whose siblings competed at Utah, BYU. South Jordan • It was at least part family obligation that led Bingham freshman Hannah Stetler to take up pole vaulting three years ago. Hannah’s sister Alyssa did the running — the 2-mile and 3,000 meters for the University of Utah — and brother Zach did the throwing — shot put, discus, hammer and javelin for BYU. “We have a track family,” Hannah said. “We had a runner and a thrower, and we needed a jumper.” She sort of completed the Stetler family track and field triple crown. Crown is an appropriate symbol, given her success for the Miners this season. Stetler, just a freshman, will be among the favorites this week at the Class 5A state track and field championships at BYU. She already set the girls state record with a jump of 11 feet, 6 inches, and she routinely clears 12 feet in practice. It’s more than genetics that has Stetler in position to dominate the sport that...

Girls’ golf: Blair continues family’s dominance, leads Bingham to 5A title

Girls’ golf: Blair continues family’s dominance, leads Bingham to 5A title

Eric Butler Special to The Tribune

Girls’ golf • Bingham sophomore wins individual title, leads team to overall crown. Kaysville • As hail began to fall Tuesday at the Davis Park Golf Course, three white balls sat on the 15th green looking like the only adults in the room — with hundreds of smaller icy balls around them. That’s until Bingham’s Tess Blair ditched her umbrella to race out to remove her ball after placing a marker to save the spot. “I didn’t want the wind to move the ball,” Blair said, It was one of many right decisions for the Miners’ sophomore, who claimed the Class 5A girls’ golf state championship by 10 strokes and lead Bingham to the team title. Blair may have started a state title run of her own. Her older sister Sirene won four individual crowns from 2009 to 2013 before playing collegiately at San Diego State. “This feels amazing. I wanted this so bad for our seniors,” Blair said. Blair shot a 68 in Monday’s first round then followed that with a 69 in the final round....

Prep softball: Pair of left-handers give Bingham rare look in the circle

Prep softball: Pair of left-handers give Bingham rare look in the circle

Beky Beaton Special to The Tribune, Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune, Photographer

Photo: Bingham’s Nicole Wall (1) pitches during the game at Bingham High School Thursday, April 6, 2017. Prep softball • Bingham High’s pitching is a strength as state tournament begins Tuesday. South Jordan • It’s been seven years since the Bingham softball team added a state championship trophy to the school display case, but the Miners have to be considered one of the top contenders this season with a pair of left-handed pitchers in the dugout. Coach Mikki Jackson is a proven winner. Her teams earned three consecutive Class 5A titles from 2008 to 2010, and her teams have made the tournament every year since then. The Miners were one run short of another crown in 2013. Bingham’s prospects are bright with juniors Nicole Wall and Karly Wightman available to pitch not only for this season but next year as well. A program can go many years without a lefty on the pitching staff, and to have two good ones at the same time is almost unheard of. It gives Jackson’s squad...

Bingham High Alumni Foundation Meeting

Bingham High Alumni Foundation Meeting

Bingham High Alumni Foundation Meeting Monday April 24, 2017   3:15 pm   Excused:  Michael Anderson, David Gourley Attending:  Jill Hightower, Scott Crump, Deanne Curtis, John Berg, Randy Tyson, Marilyn Richards, Connie Bell, Sherm Margetts, Chris Richards-Khong Conducting:  Scott Crump      Minutes taken by Deanne Curtis John Berg made a motion to accept the minutes from the last alumni meeting and Randy Tyson second the motion.  All members agreed.  (The minutes were e-mailed to all members earlier.) Scott welcomed Connie Richards Bell who is the newest member of the Alumni Foundation.  Connie graduated from BHS in 1971. A new display case is needed in the Media Center to contain memorabilia for the last 10 years. (2008-2017).  It has been nearly 10 years since we celebrated Bingham’s Centennial and had the original 10 decades’ cases constructed that are currently in the Bingham...

Bingham Class of 1972 to hold 45 Year Reunion

Bingham Class of 1972 to hold 45 Year Reunion

From: RaNae Gourley Bennett To: Bingham High School Class of 1972 BHS 45 Year REUNION Class of '72 SAVE THE DATE (and the Money!)  September 1, 2017 Be prepared for an easy-going, but dynamic night with our classmates! It's time to celebrate another wonderful 5 years of life. The goal is to keep this simple and intimate. Therefore, we decided to find a venue with excellent food, a cash bar and someone who will clean up after us! September 1, 2017 at the Gathering Place at Gardner Village in West Jordan, Utah We know this is the beginning of Labor Day Weekend. It may not be as good for some, or better for others Get your plane tickets and please join us. Watch your snail mail for more information and a registration form. We want to see ALL of you! Please spread the word to others and private message one of us or reply with your intention to come. Please forward as many times as you can: Facebook wall, Twitter and privately message friends. RaNae Gourley...

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Class of 1977 Announces 40 Year Reunion August 2017

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Last Graduating Class, Copperton School. Bingham High School, South Jordan, Utah Established ($11,000,000) BHS, Copperton Becomes The Bingham Junior High School.

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Madrigal Choir Established

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Joey Sato and Claudia Parry Anderson Inducted Into Bingham Pay Dirt Club Hall of Fame

Joey Sato and Claudia Parry Anderson Inducted Into Bingham Pay Dirt Club Hall of Fame

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Bingham Central Building, Which served As Bingham High From 1924-1931 and the Bingham Central Elementary from 1931-1961 is demolished.

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First Boys' Basketball Championship

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Joel P Jensen, Principal, (1956-1962)

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H.W. Jorgenson, Principal (1955-1956)

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First Wrestling Team Organized

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"Dreams Of Bingham High" School Hymn Composed By Lowel Hicks. A'capella Choir Established.

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Dressing Room And Ticket Booth added to the Stadium

1950

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Baseball State Championship

1946

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Miners Club Name Changed to Prospectors. Football State Championship.

1945

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Football Championship. First "Miss Coppertonian" yearbook Queen Selected

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Baseball State Championship. The Copper Colored Plaster Relief of the Copper Mine Created By T.S. Knapus Is Placed In The Main Hall Entrance.

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Football State Championship

1940

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Baseball State Championship

1939

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First Football State Championship. The first BHS Building (1912-1924) is razed and recycled.

1938

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Auditorium added to the BHS Building. Opening of the BHS Stadium. Pep Club is renamed "Minerettes."

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Student Newspaper name changed to Hi Lights. Candleight Service Program Established by Joel P. Jensen, Music Teacher.

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BIngham High School moves to Copperton

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