The Urban Legend

Urban welcomes new staff and teachers

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

This year, we have five new staff members ranging from technical support to service learning. As we welcome them into the Urban community, the following profiles aim to provide background information to prompt our conversations with these new faces. Unfortunately, Tess Varley, the new chamber music t...

What is the difference between Peer Ed and Peer Resource?

What is the difference between Peer Ed and Peer Resource?

August Ackley, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

Peer Ed Theater is a show put on annually, directed by school counselor Kaern Kreyling and drama teacher Frances Evens. It is during the first week of the winter term. The show is made up of around 10 to 15 sophomores, and some juniors and seniors. The students spend the fall term writing and listening...

What do Urban Athletes eat on Game Day?

Colin Heath, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

According to Urban’s website, sixty percent of the student body plays an Urban sport. But what do Urban athletes eat before games and meets?   The results were varied: Lucas Lepinard (’17), a cross-country runner said that he usually eats “carbs, a lot of meat, no vegetables, no ve...

Urban freshmen playing varsity sports reveal their secrets to success

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

ALIZA MAYER How and when did you start playing tennis? “I started playing tennis when I was four years old, just taking lessons. In seventh grade I played for the United States Tennis Association, which was a competition for San Francisco tennis players and also sponsor the US Open.” ...

Urban students must commit to commitments

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

   Today at Urban, it’s not uncommon to see a student rushing from a B period class to a lunchtime club, back to class, then straight to an after school sport, without finishing the C period homework that was due yesterday. Overcommitting and being unable to effectively manage each activity is not ben...

The big spoon

The big spoon

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

Urban is a school filled with unique and amazing people. One of these people is Mason Hunt (‘19), a spoon carver. Mason has recently launched a small business selling his hand carved wooden spoons. He has been making wooden spoons since January of 2015. He first learned his craft during from Wendy...

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