The Urban Legend

Promposals continue despite admin’s disapproval

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

May 28, 2018

Afternoon, sunny-day, garden promposals seem characteristic to Urban’s prom season. However, the reminder that the school does not support public asks seems equally as characterizing. Every year, Assistant Head for Student Life Charlotte Worsley explains to the student body—either in an email or...

Inquiry or Accusation: Recent administrative approach to Urban’s party culture

Inquiry or Accusation: Recent administrative approach to Urban’s party culture

Lily Daniel, EIC, Caboose

April 3, 2018

When Heidi* was called into an Urban School faculty member’s office last September, she thought what had been a night of harmless fun was about to have a consequence. She had held a party over the summer and was asked to meet with a dean after rumors had been circulating regarding the health of another...

Homework survey results inform teaching practices

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

March 29, 2018

Complaints about excessive homework are a constant presence in the Urban School’s hallways. But how much truth is there to these claims? Led by Geoff Ruth, the Academic Dean, the school administration began to answer this question with data collected through homework surveys: schoolwide surveys tha...

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