The Urban Legend

Urban School’s Advanced Jazz Band traveled to San Diego for conference

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015

From Thursday, Jan. 8 through Sunday, Jan. 11, Urban’s Advanced Jazz Band, consisting of 25 students and three teacher chaperones, attended the Jazz Education Network conference and festival located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. At the festival and conference, high school...

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

Students, faculty, and staff gather to hear panelists' responses to questions on white privilege.

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The term "white privilege" and, more importantly, the idea behind it, has been bouncing around the Urban community fervently for the past few weeks, following a controversial, anonymous submission to Urban's "Appreciations Wall" that contained slang derived from the N-word. In response to this incident, members of the school have take...

Urban School Jazz Band performs at home and at Herbst

Jenna Waldman and Jessica King Fredel, Staff writers

January 5, 2011

On Dec. 12, the Advanced Jazz band shared the stage with other Urban performers in the annual Winter Concert at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. The performance featured songs they learned this year such as September by the band Earth Wind & Fire. Scott Foster, the faculty director of the...

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