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

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer 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....

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

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

Ian Shapiro, Staff Writer 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 Womens awards ceremony

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

Hannah Sears and David Immerman, Staff Writers 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...

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.

Legend staffers take second place in Story of the Year competition

Hannah Sears, Staff Writer 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 Schools new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Hannah Gorman and Megan Madden, Staff writers 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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