Free speech rights play out differently at private schools than at public schools

February 10, 2015

“Urban starts with freedom of speech,” said Charlotte Worsley, Assistant Head for Student Life. She was referring to the way that the Urban School administration interacts with student publications....

Urban Legend newspaper, website wins big at California Press Women awards ceremony

Tessa Petrich ('14) (right) celebrates after receiving a 1st place award in double truck layout, as announced by Betty Packard, CPW executive director (left).
May 20, 2014

The Urban Legend staff won 21 awards on May 12 at the awards ceremony for the California Press Woman’s annual High School Communications Contest, held at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate...

Legend wins big at annual California Press Women’s awards ceremony

Legend wins big at annual California Press Women's awards ceremony
April 12, 2012

Urban Legend journalists won 17 awards in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2012 High School Communications Contest. The California Press Women association held the awards ceremony on April 11...

Legend staffers take second place in Story of the Year competition

In Minneapolis, MN, the National Scholastic Press Association prepares to announce Story of the Year contest winners. The Urban Legend took second place in the multimedia category.
November 20, 2011

The Urban Legend’s “Proposition 8: Battling Over Same-Sex Marriage” multimedia package won second place for Story of the Year-Multimedia at the National Scholastic Press Association’s  High School...

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School's new lockdown procedures
February 9, 2011

An unidentified man was shot in the back Wednesday one block south of The Urban School, prompting a lockdown as well as a test of Urban's new emergency procedures. The shooting took place at at 1:20...

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