The Urban Legend

Blues Jam at Blues Jam

Blake Case, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

The Urban School website states that Urban music programs and events promote the idea that “even young musicians are capable of excellence,” and Blues Jam was a “lively” example, said Devon Jeffery (‘18). While Urban has a wide array of music groups and classes to join, Abby Walker (‘18) sa...

Urban students showcase their work in the Winter Art Show

Urban students showcase their work in the Winter Art Show

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

   On Friday, February 17th, a group of 13 Urban School seniors will present an artistic body of work in the annual Winter Art Show. These students create the show over the course of the winter trimester. Each artist has that time to explore a medium of their choosing, in hopes to “push into their ...

“Spring Awakening” takes Urban Theatre in new directions

“Spring Awakening” takes Urban Theatre in new directions

Blake Case, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

The Urban School of San Francisco Theatre Department chose “Spring Awakening” for their fall production, an unusual choice compared to previous musicals. Fall productions in the past have included a musical adaptation of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” featuring 50’s music, and “Oh Kay,”...

Alum Zach Shedd talks to students about his work, gives advice

Zach Shedd speaks to Urban students about his life as an artist.

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

With a grey cardigan and brown oxfords, Urban alum Zach Shedd (’03) could have easily passed for an Urban teacher. On October 3, he came to talk to students during E5 and lunch. Even though he offered a disclaimer, saying, “I’m fairly young … I feel stupid about giving advice,” Shedd offered...

GALLERY: Urban’s Stone Carving class creates elegant sculptures out of an unforgiving medium

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014

Stone Carving has traditionally been an 11-week, Urban Advanced Studies (UAS) course taught by art teacher Kate Randall every spring. Next year, it will be taught during both the fall and winter terms as well as in the spring term. In addition, it will not be a UAS class. Students in Stone Carving choose...

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