Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

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

Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s Mission and Core Values...

In memoriam of Anthony So

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

From Courtney Rein: Anthony started every 2A class with a wild, inspiring, deep quote, usually from whatever he was reading (he was VORACIOUS and all-encompassing in his reading); they ranged from...

Biden’s administration picks: the historic nominees

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative January 20, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has long-held the promise that he will choose a Cabinet that “looks like America.” With this pledge in mind, Biden is building a diverse administration including Cabinet officials,...

Legend Gratitudes

Lingerr Senghor: I am grateful for my incredible colleagues, especially those in the English Department. And Liverpool F.C, the greatest team in the world. And my magnificent Nigerian Lit class :) Sarah...

Information provided by 2020 College Board Report and 2018 ACT Profile Report. Infographic credit: Mira Chandriani.

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming to study...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist...

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