Boys Varsity Soccer vs. University

December 1, 2010

Urban's boys varsity soccer team battles San Francisco University High School on Oct. 12.

Urban School turns out to see baseball history at San Francisco Giants World Series parade

Fans with posters fill any empty space downtown to see the team

Staff report

November 4, 2010

Urban students turned out en masse at the Giants Parade in downtown San Francisco on Nov. 3 to celebrate the city's first World Series victory. So many students wanted to attend the parade that Dean of Student Life Charlotte Worsley decided to end the school day early. Many students eagerly raced...

Administration attempts to prevent laptops thefts at The Urban School of San Francisco

Administration attempts to prevent laptops thefts at The Urban School of San Francisco

November 2, 2010

Unidentified thieves stole two laptops from Urban’s student center in September, prompting a swift response from administrators and students. According to Charlotte Worsley, dean of student life, the laptops were stolen between the hours of 2:40 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. on Sept. 1 and Sept. 10, during...

Kindle, iPad and Dell Streak could lighten backpacks, encourage reading

Kindle, iPad and Dell Streak could lighten backpacks, encourage reading

Jessica King Fredel, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

Imagine Urban's library in the midst of exam week, clusters of students huddled around desks, sipping warm coffee as they furiously try to cram as much information into their brains as possible. Others, done for the day, groan under the weight of their backpacks, which are laden with heavy textbooks. Now,...

The Urban Legend staff invites students to write for the paper

October 28, 2010

Arthur Miller once said, “a good newspaper should be a nation talking to itself.” Our goal as a staff is to help Urban talk to itself, to be what our mission statement calls a “vehicle of student freedom of expression and a public forum for The Urban School community.” But we feel that the...

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Hannah Gorman, staff writer

April 11, 2010

Summer is just around the corner, and Urbanites are getting ready to wave goodbye to their teachers for just a few months. But in public schools across the state struggling to cope with the 17 billion dollars cut from the California education budget over the last two years, many students are bidding...

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