The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The Urban rubric

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Print February 3, 2022

Urban’s grading system sets the school apart from almost all high schools across the country. Giving students detailed rubrics and narrative feedback on all assignments rather than a single letter grade...

Eliot’s Urban Crossword

Eliot Solomon, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

CLUES: ACROSS 3. Spiderman 7. Worse than Newspaper 8. Ice Cream 9. Nicki Minaj Stans 10. Mascot 13. Hates society 16. Above…At…Below 19. Danny Cardoza, for example 20. Invasive in Australia 21....

Poster in Gumption hallway on Wednesday, October 27th. Photo credit: Zadie Winthrop.

Worms, soil toxins, and the Navy: Grace ‘22 and Caroline ‘22 on their environmental racism research

Zadie Winthrop, Editor in Chief, Print November 30, 2021

Two Urban seniors, Grace Nesmith ‘22 and Caroline Wu ‘22, are wrapping up a research project where they looked at differences in the prevalence of toxins in the soil of the Bayview Naval Shipyard and...

Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12438']Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s...

Urban Event Update: the fall production Roads to Liberation: A Feminist Cabaret

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor December 4, 2020

To attend this event click HERE The cast of the Roads to Liberation: A Feminist Cabaret Natalia A                    Ella J Molly B                       Philo J Morgan...

Historic building classifications further SF housing crisis

Diego Lopez, EIC of Online May 10, 2018

San Francisco is in the midst of a housing crisis, and community organizations are making it worse. Rents are skyrocketing from already high highs to astronomic levels. Last month, the median price for...

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