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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 62 Collections and/or Records:

Laboratory School curriculum development materials, 1963-1964

 Series — Box: 9, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: UA 564 Series 11
Scope and Contents note Contains the Bassett Curriculum Project Committee report, basic science and math course materials. Dates range from 1963-1964.
Dates: 1963-1964

Laboratory School education experimental programs and laboratory reports, 1963-1968

 Series — Box: 9, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 12
Scope and Contents note Contains reports associated with study on the "Need for Individualizing Instruction and Learning." Includes laboratory reports #3-5, other published reports and guides, correspondence clippings, progress plans, and computer programs. Dates range from 1963-1968.
Dates: 1963-1968

Laboratory School elementary school files, 1901-1968

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 6-11
Identifier: UA 564 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains information on finances (budgets, monthly reports, and expenditures), a history of the school, enrollment rosters, Training School graduation programs, and student newspapers. Dates range from 1901-1968.
Dates: 1901-1968

Laboratory School general subject files, 1957-1968

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains policy and procedure reports, memorandums, duties, general student standards, correspondence, and faculty handbook; correspondence from Donna Lee Turley to Lowell Thompson, Richard Wootton, et. al, attendance record reports, emergency evacuation route floor plans, and other materials. Dates range from 1957-1968.
Dates: 1957-1968

Laboratory School graduation and commencement files, 1914-1968

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 564 Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains graduation requirements, graduating class statistics, commencement programs and outlines, diploma and certificate samples, school crest and motto, and Honor Roll files. Dates range from 1914-1968.
Dates: 1914-1968

Laboratory School miscellaneous materials, approximately 1896-1969

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: UA 564 Series 13
Scope and Contents note Contains duplicate exams, handouts, and assignments, dissertation on the speech program at Brigham Young High School, disc recording of school songs, report on the Laboratory School and College of Education, and a sampling of student artworks. Dates range from approximately 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

Laboratory School parent-teacher association records, 1940-1968

 Series — Box: 16, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: UA 564 Series 22
Scope and Contents note Contains meeting minutes, expenditures, correspondence, reports, policy and procedure, constitutions, patron lists, and treasurer's record. Dates range from 1940-1968.
Dates: 1940-1968

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 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

New horizons

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 747
Scope and Contents Volume contains four separate sections on BY High School written by different authors: (1) June Berry, "The Library in BY High School"; (2) Faye Buttle, Don McConkie, and Grant D. Bendixsen, "The Core Curriculum in the BYU Junior High School"; (3) Leland Anderson, "General Aims of the BYU Seminary"; (4) Jesse R. Black, Julia Caine, William McKell, Lane Compton, LeRoy Sparks, June Berry, Principal Morris Shirts, and BY High School faculty, "A Study of Brigham Young University High School...
Dates: 1955