Urban Students Rush into Calculus

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff Writer

June 8, 2016

It is nearly impossible to go through your Junior year of high school without hearing the words; “Will this look bad for college?” At Urban, this question is particularly present during the beginning of the Spring trimester, as students select courses for the next school year. This course select...

Reflecting on Urban, 5 Years Later

Lindsay Welch (Urban Class of 2011), Guest Writer

June 8, 2016

It has been 5 years since I received my Urban School diploma, as I proudly shook Charlotte’s hand onstage at Stern Grove. I remember little about that day, other than the sundress I wore, the bouquets of flowers I received, and the pictures I took with my friends. When I was in high school, I...

College process has its ups and downs for first-generation students

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

June 4, 2016

For the past several weeks, members of the class of 2016 have anxiously opened emails with subject lines such as “Your Admissions Decision” or “Decision Now Available.” Juniors, on the other hand, are just beginning this process. Spring at Urban feels a little like the circle of life, if lif...

Is Urban Educating Us?

Photo by Olivia Meehan

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

February 5, 2016

Each day at Urban, my peers leave me in awe. They have diverse interests, take advanced classes, speak multiple languages, and hold the future in their palms. They dance so quickly to the rhythm of the school day that they often collide in the stairwell. They have the grace to immediately forgive and for...

A major misconception: Urban alumni reflect on the importance of a college major

Katie Jonckheer and Olivia Mitchel

January 28, 2016

Choosing a college major is the most critical decision in life, right? Not necessarily. Moving through high school, it’s not unusual for students to feel increasingly daunted by the task of selecting their course of study. Finding the “perfect” college is in and of itself a stressful process,...

Catching up with local Urban alumni

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

Morgen Warner Morgen Warner (‘10) grew up in Noe Valley. Warner loved the freedom she experienced exploring the city during her high school career. While at Urban, Warner was very involved in the music and theater departments. She participated in Urban Singers, Acappella Club, Fall Production, an...

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