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

Mario Savio hands out flyers at a protest.

Mario Savio: Student revolutionary turned Urban math teacher

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer February 10, 2015

December 2, 1964. Mario Savio, a young man the newspapers describe as “slender, 6-foot-1, sloping at the shoulders, clad usually in baggy slacks and a heavy jacket,” stands in front of a throng of...

WGBH producer Meredith Honig (center) gives instructions to Guy DeFeis, director of photography (left) as Lacy Clark, associate producer, checks her files just before the beginning of Mary Murphys Science 2A class in the Biology Lab.

Boston’s WGBH visits The Urban School to film teachers for educational website

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer January 29, 2014

Forget about the security cameras: Yesterday, WGBH-TV, a Public Broadcasting Station located in Boston, filmed Urban students in class as part of an educational effort aimed at helping teachers learn...

Dan Murphy and LeRoy Votto holding newspapers from the day after the Kennedy assassination

Friday marks 50 years since the John F. Kennedy assassination; moment in history still relevant to today’s Urban School students

Jacob Winick , Staff Writer November 21, 2013

It is a day that lives in the nation’s memory: This Friday, Nov. 22, will mark the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy’s assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. It was a monumental moment...

Urban honors athletes, celebrates success at sports banquet

Urban honors athletes, celebrates success at sports banquet

Mara Pleasure, Staff Writer May 23, 2012

A roar of applause echoed in St. Agnes Gym on May 21 as parents, teachers and students celebrated the naming of Danielle Shorenstein ('12) and Evan Chang ('12) as the 2011-2012 athletes of the year. Spanish...

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Sarah Maccabee, staff writer April 11, 2010

It is a Thursday night. Caitlin Iglehart (’10) is sitting in her kitchen working studiously. In addition to trying to complete her math homework, she has “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha sounding from her laptop....

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