The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

9th graders in an Urban hallway on the 23rd of September. Photo credit: Luke McKane.

Guess and check: how the 9th graders chose Urban over Zoom

Luke McKane, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic changed many aspects of daily life. However, the impact on Urban’s Class of 2025’s high school application process was unlike anything the rest of the Urban student body has experienced....

Angry seniors, fed up freshman: did virtual school kill senior spaces?

Orla Meehan, Editor in Chief, Creative October 16, 2021

Throughout my four years at Urban, there has always been one unspoken rule: no underclassmen in the Old Library. As a freshman, I was too intimidated to even walk through the space. Today, however,...

Urban freshmen playing varsity sports reveal their secrets to success

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer December 8, 2015

ALIZA MAYER How and when did you start playing tennis? “I started playing tennis when I was four years old, just taking lessons. In seventh grade I played for the United States Tennis Association,...

Urban School Community Offers Advice for Freshmen

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

As the leaves change (kind of), so doth Urban (dramatically). Yes, Urban, we have a brand new freshman class. That’s 99 baby Blues. Whether we’re sophomores, juniors, seniors, faculty or staff members,...

Class of 2015 to be the biggest ever, Urbans admissions director says

Class of 2015 to be the biggest ever, Urban’s admissions director says

Ella McLeod June 10, 2011

You can’t say times don’t change: the first graduating class at Urban in 1969 had 20 students. But this fall, there are 103 incoming freshman in the class of 2015, making it the largest class in...

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