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

Girls volleyball team in the garden in 2021. Photo credit: Romy Zwerin.

Urban students find sports as a coping mechanism for academic, social challenges

Dawson Hoe, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Some Urban athletes find that while participating in Urban sports their mental health is positively influenced, even while their time to maintain a social life and finish homework outside of school decreases....

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

Wes Peters and Kyra Nagle, Sports Editor and Design Managing Editor + Editor of Arts & Culture January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has...

Ben Shostak (‘19) kicks a ball during an Urban boys’ varsity soccer game. Taken by Doug Ko on September 22, 2017.

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer October 25, 2018

In December, the boys soccer teams will kick off their seasons in the winter rather than the fall for the first time. Many schools, including Lick-Wilmerding High School, University High School, and Marin...

Sports regulation complicates athletes’ participation in club and school sports

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design November 29, 2017

Though California Interscholastic Federation Law 600 intends to prevent the overworking of high school athletes, it has ended up having unintended gendered consequences in athletics at The Urban School....

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...

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