A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban

A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban

Sydney Riemer, Design Editor

February 11, 2020

“As we prepare students for college, we celebrate the vitality of adolescence and the abundant possibilities for intellectual growth and personal achievement during these four years,” states the final sentence of Urban’s Mission and Core Values statement. This statement’s compelling words have...

Prom 2017

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-In-Chief of News

August 22, 2017

Suit jackets draped around the edges of chairs, wrappers of red velvet cupcakes crumpled on the white tablecloth, and clusters of high-heels nudged in the corners of the floor set the scene of the Urban School’s 2017 prom night. Walking into the venue, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, it was impossible to mis...

Fake IDs

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

*The names of sources have been changed to protect their anonymity ** The release of this story was delayed by one year to protect anonymous sources   As he stepped into the gleaming, fluorescent interior of the convenience store, Jamie* eyed the glowing row of refrigerators lined up aga...

OPINION: 50 years later, Urban School core values continue to carry school community

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-In-Chief of News

February 8, 2017

The 2016-2017 school year marks lots of change for The Urban School. This includes the creation of The Salkind Center and a new job title. However, despite these grand changes, The Urban School has been able to stay true to its original values. “Learning is an active, joyful process of discovery......

Increased interest in Urban School volleyball creates frosh-soph team

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 2, 2016

This year, there has been the biggest increase of girls volleyball players since Athletic Director and Boys Varsity Basketball coach Joe Skiffer has been at Urban. With 38 students showing up to tryouts, the Urban School was able to field not only full varsity and junior varsity teams, but also create ...

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...

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