The Urban School Alumni Association BLUESNOTES
DECEMBER 10, 2013
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Urban Holiday Hoops Girls Basketball Tourney
December 12-14, 2013
Click here for game info
Winter Music Concert
Sunday, December 15, 2013
5 p.m.
JCC Kanbar Hall, San Francisco
Click here for details
Alumni Parents Reception with Mark Salkind ('70)
Thursday, January 23, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Old Library
Watch for your invite and RSVP!
Winter Combos Concert
Thursday, February 6, 2014
4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Gumption Theater
Winter Production
Wed, February 26–March 1, 2014
Please check the Urban web calendar for additional details.
Circus Class Performances
Thursday, March 6, 2014
11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

For more details on any events, including parking, please visit the Urban web calendar.
We've had a lot of alumni parents over the years ask us to keep them informed about the goings-on at their child's alma mater. Modeled after our parent This Week at Urban and Blues Notes alumni e-news bulletins, we hope This Term at Urban provides you with a glimpse into everyday life and the things that make Urban a special place! Questions, thoughts, suggestions? Contact us via email.
by Kate Jessup ('95)
"Our guide provided a sugary snack (one of the few commercial food exposures on the trip) and jokes and good humor were abundant, but there was no taking the gravity out of the day, both literally and metaphorically. I saw how the hike, and the trip in general, provided an excellent metaphor for the senior year these youngsters will face next fall and for their lives beyond Urban...."
to read more click here.


Ben, tell us a little about what you have been doing since you graduated from Urban in 2007 and what brought you back?

My senior year at Urban I fell in love with English—it was reading American Romanticism (especially Moby Dick) and then Russian Literature (Brothers Karamazov) that did it for me. I attended Brown and gravitated toward literature and ended up studying Comparative Literature. By the end of my sophomore year I became pretty certain I wanted .... read more
My name is Mina and I’m a senior in the Class of 2014 at Urban. I wanted to share a little about my own experiences and let you know what life is like these days for a senior at Urban!

Last spring, I had the opportunity to take UAS Infectious Disease, an advanced health science course. The class encompassed an in-depth investigation of the study of immunology and disease and related what we were learning to global health issues. Our final for the class was a .... read more

Looking for unique holiday gift ideas? Here are some options from our own alumni community:

How about a gift certificate to one of these fun eateries: 
   The Corner Store (Ezra Berman '98)
   Mau or Tin (Hung Dang '93)
   Mission Pie (Karen Heisler '78)
   Nopa or Nopalito (Allyson Woodman Jossel '94)
   Boulevard (Nancy Oakes '69)

Or some wine from:
   Kivelstadt Cellars (Jordan Kivelstadt '00)

Need something for a pet lover?
   The Animal House (Megan Johnson '86)
   Noe Valley Pet Company (Celia Stack '87)

For original gift ideas try items or gift certificates from:
   Omnivore Books (Celia Sack '87)
   India Rose (Carter Bolick '88)
   Castle in the Air (Karima Cammel '92)
   Nest (Marcella Madsen '85)
   Alex Mill (Alex Drexler '96)
   Simply Sorted (Shira Gill '95)
   Kipper Clothiers (Erin Berg '08)
   Samuel Go Garden Design (Samuel Go '08)
   The Local Foods Wheel (Sarah Klein '86)
   Silver Moon Photography (Kyle Chong '13)
   A wellness package from acupuncturist Mia Weinberg ('01)
urban For questions about This Term at Urban or other alumni parent communications please email us.
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