The Urban Legend

Opinion: Four-year prom is an important Urban tradition

Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor

May 22, 2019

Prom can be a stressful experience. The pressure to look flawless, have a date, go to a party and experience the best night of your life can be overwhelming. Freshman year, I remember spending hours online shopping for the perfect dress. I dreaded the day of prom, thinking that I would feel like an outsi...

Opinion: Two-year prom would make a more meaningful high school experience

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

May 22, 2019

In my three years at Urban, I’ve gone to prom three times. Each time, it’s been fun to dress up, take photos and dance with my friends. It may come as a surprise, then, that I believe four-year prom negatively impacts students’ experiences at Urban. In countless movies and TV shows, we are rem...

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...

“Pirate” themed dance is a success

August Ackley

October 5, 2016

Every fall, student committee throws a school-wide dance in our gym. It’s a right-of-passage for freshmen, but students from all grades attend as well. Urban also allows students to invite friends from other schools. Most attendees are with theme. The DJs of this year’s dance were Stephen Cuilla...

Prom 2016

Prom 2016

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2016

From “Prom?” being written on pizzas to four separately baked cakes shaping the letters “P” “R” “O” and “M”, it was clear from the beginning that the 2016 Urban prom was going to be a night to remember. This year's prom night was filled with music, dancing, and lots of french fries. Jun...

Urban’s PA classes offer more than just physical activity

Urban’s PA classes offer more than just physical activity

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Athletes know the sights, sounds, and smells of their sports. The swoosh of the ball against the net after it flies between the goalie and the post, the buzzer screeching as the first quarter ends, the squeak of basketball shoes on the court, the hollow bounce of the tennis ball against the court. For...

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