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

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No Gain, No Brain: How Physical Activity can Cause Increased Brain Function

Sophia Gibson, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

When Jennifer Epstein, Health Education Teacher and Director of Outdoor Trips at Urban tells her freshmen health class to get up and go to the gym, to run around to “get high,” the classroom erupts...

The Urban School introduces PAs during the school day

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography November 16, 2017

This Fall, U Periods were introduced to the Urban School weekly schedule as a way to relieve the stress of academic life through non-graded courses about subjects students are interested in, including...

Swing dancers strut their stuff in Golden Gate Park. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Little Koshka.

Strictly Come Dancing: Urban’s newest physical activity class swings into action

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer December 28, 2011

Nov. 28-It was a fairly routine morning assembly when ten members of the Urban community walked in front of the school and started dancing to Slim and Slam’s “Jump Session.” Laughs turned into interested...

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