Demystifying woke

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture June 6, 2018

“That’s not woke.” My heart sinks a little when I hear that sentence. In today’s political climate, the word “woke” causes anxiety for a variety of reasons. While the purpose of the word is...

Testing accommodations–not always so accommodating

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper November 16, 2017

As the Urban School students gear up for Week 12 testing, students with learning differences face the additional struggle of making sure their testing accommodations are in order. This process can be intense...

Students in the Global Lit: Nigeria English Class.

From Computer Science to Global Lit Nigeria: How the Urban school’s electives come to be

Sophia Vahanvaty, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

  From Modern Middle East to Infectious Disease, Urban’s curriculum boasts a strong course catalogue of diverse elective offerings. Each course comes to fruition with a process much more complex and...

Infographic of remembrance of Science 1 concepts at Urban, made by Kian Nassre.

Next generation of science class

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS,) created in 2013 by 26 states, represents the consensus on scientific education of world-class scientists, the National Research Council, the National Science...

A common breakfast for Urban students: oatmeal with toppings.

Urban School students start the day right with healthy breakfasts

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer March 3, 2014

It is 8:10 in the morning, and Urban students are turning as much attention as they can muster to their A-period teachers. Take Brooke Roberts’ A-period history class. Like all high schoolers, the...

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