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Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1903-1968

Administrative History

Brigham Young High School (1903-1968) was a private secondary school in Provo, Utah.

Brigham Young High School was formed in 1903 in a reorganization of the earlier Brigham Young Academy. The high school was closely associated with Brigham Young University's College of Education, and acted as a laboratory school for the university faculty and staff. The school was known for its speech team and sports program. Brigham Young High School was closed in 1968.

Citation

Wildcat (Brigham Young High School yearbook), 1965: t.p. (published by the students of Brigham Young High School, Provo, Utah)

A report for Dr. Antone K. Romney, 1969: p. 182 ("Brigham Young University Laboratory School Faculty, 1967-68," lists faculty for elementary school and secondary school) p. 181 (Brigham Young High School was part of the Laboratory School, The Laboratory School, including BY High, was discontinued in 1968)

Wildcat, 1933: t.p. (Brigham Young University High School)

Wildcat, 1968: cover (B.Y.U. High School)

Brigham Young High School website, via WWW, Nov. 10, 2014 (est. 1903 in reorganization of Brigham Young Academy; closely associated with BYU College of Education; laboratory school for university faculty and staff; known for speech team and sports program; closed, 1968)

Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

Laboratory School records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 564
Overview Includes correspondence, policy statements, brochures, attendance records, building plans, enrollment statistics, Immigration and Naturalization Services information, examinations, surveys, financial records, histories, and miscellaneous materials. Also includes information concerning BYU High School and the Elementary Training School from 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

Laboratory School sampling of student art, approximately 1896-1969

 Series — oversize: 15
Identifier: UA 564 Series 19
Scope and Contents note Contains artwork prepared by Brigham Young High School students. Includes a charcoal drawing of deseret mountain by Ron Taylor, a watercolor entitled "The Storm" by Lois Crowther, and an oil painting of a mountain scene by Kenneth Bullock. Dates range from approximately 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

Laboratory School scrapbooks, 1935-1964

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 564 Series 14
Scope and Contents note Contains scrapbooks of Brigham Young High School Highlites, general activities, Hi-Steppers, basketball tournaments (including news clippings on the National Invitation Tournament), Laboratory School Parent-Teacher Association, and Parent-Teacher Association history, and two programs. Dates range from 1935-1964.
Dates: 1935-1964

Laboratory School secondary school files, 1955-1956

 Series — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 564 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Contains a copy of the annual report of Brigham Young High School. Dates range from 1955-1956.
Dates: 1955-1956

Laboratory School student council files, 1939-1968

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 564 Series 9
Scope and Contents note Contains meeting minutes, policy and procedures, constitution, student officer duties, budgets, histories, and other materials in chronological order. Dates range from 1939-1968.
Dates: 1939-1968

Laboratory School student government files, 1939-1968

 Series — Box: 5, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 8
Scope and Contents note Contains the Advisor to Student Council notes, reports, and procedures; assembly/program/concert programs scripts, and procedures; awards assembly programs and procedures; and conference leadership material, information guide and addresses. Dates range from 1939-1968.
Dates: 1939-1968

Laboratory School teaching guides, 1950-1969

 Series — Box: 17, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: UA 564 Series 24
Scope and Contents note Contains materials and handbooks for teachers and student teachers, files on organization for administrative functions, comprehending students, and a BY High handbook. Dates range from approximately 1950-1969.
Dates: 1950-1969

Laboratory School training school photographs, approximately 1896-1969

 Series — oversize: 15
Identifier: UA 564 Series 20
Scope and Contents note Various photographs of student classes and activities of the Training School. Dates range from approximately 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

Morris A. Shirts papers on Brigham Young High School, 1955-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Shirts with BY High. Material dates 1955-1986, bulk 1955-1956.
Dates: 1955-1986

National Youth Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 251
Scope and Contents Contains records of National Youth Administration dealings with Brigham Young University students. Includes correspondence, reports, bulletins, affidavits, recommendations, lists of students and a University of Utah survey concerning student financial aid for high school, undergraduate and graduate students, the Utah Works Progress Administration and suggested programs (28 items). Materials date from between 1935 and 1941.
Dates: 1935-1941