The Urban Legend

Trump is out, but The Urban School joins the Paris Agreement

Trump is out, but The Urban School joins the Paris Agreement

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

November 16, 2017


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The Urban School will become the first high school in the United States to join the “We Are Still In” declaration. When Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement on June 1, 2017, climate change believers nationwide were ready to stay the course even if their leader would not....

San Francisco and The Urban School strive to meet Zero Waste goal by 2020

August Ackley, EIC of Digital Content

November 16, 2017


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In August, 2017, the San Francisco Department of Environment and Recology announced that items once considered waste, including plastic bags and plastic wrap, can now be recycled. The Department of Environment called these changes “the most significant changes to the city’s recycling program sinc...

“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” makes poignant point during hurricane season

August Ackley

October 31, 2017


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“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in January, following a documentary called “An Inconvenient Truth” that came out in 2006. Film directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk took on the sequel to the original movie. Shenk was also the cinematographer of...

New schedule met with confusion and excitement

New schedule met with confusion and excitement

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

October 24, 2017


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In years past, only freshmen would be caught walking the school halls with no clue of what class they had next. As of this fall, freshmen are no longer alone in their perplexion as the entire Urban School community explores the ups and downs of the new schedule. Changes incorporated in the new schedule...

Getting to know the newest faculty members: A profile series

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

October 24, 2017


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As the San Francisco fall sets in, the new Urban School teachers settle into their new roles at the school. The Urban Legend interviewed three of these newcomers to give the students and faculty a better sense of the unique individuals who have most recently joined our community. Ratna Kamath: Stra...

The Urban School shows spirit at pep rally

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


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   Spirit day at The Urban School on Friday kicked off with a pep rally in the garden, the main event being the chance for students to ‘pie’ their favorite teachers. As students showed their Urban spirit by making signs for the upcoming sports games, face-painting, and signing up for a raffle for...

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