The Urban Legend

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish verb conjugations, annotating the American Constitution, or perfecting their factor-label-method conver...

We talk.

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

February 6, 2018

When I first came to Urban my sophomore year, I never considered introversion or extroversion to be a large factor of the high school experience until I heard a rumor that “Urban is a school for extroverts.” As an anxiety-ridden young transfer, it lead me to believe that students who were ambivert...

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

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 interesting than first apparent.   The process starts in different ways depending on the depar...

Urban Jazz Bands rock Super Bowl City

Urban Jazz Bands rock Super Bowl City

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

This year, the Super Bowl took place at Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, in Santa Clara, Calif.  Thousands of fans flocked to San Francisco for the famous sights and the pregame festivities. While Verizon’s Super Bowl City presented many different sights and sounds for fans and residents...

Uncovering Urban’s Stereotypes

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

I was sitting in the car on my way to my first high school visit, and for the third time that day, I begged my mom to cancel it. I told her that I did not think Urban was the right school for me. It was a school for artsy students and druggies. Unconvinced, she dropped me off on the corner of Page and...

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

December 28, 2014

With winning sports teams, one would think The Urban School of San Francisco would be armed to the teeth with fans in blue paint, enthusiastic cheers, and students flocking to games from all over the Bay Area. Even though the school has met with much athletic success, it seems that the lack of student...

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