"Rowdy" and "heated" seem like polite phrases describing a crowd that wouldn't allow the presentation to take place over its shouts. Brennemann School principal Sarah Abedalal ended up taking her students and leaving after a can was thrown across the Truman gym and profanity was used. "We're Bobcats and we're better than that," she told ABC, citing the lack of respect shown as her reason for removing her students from the gym.
You can read more about the meeting at ABC7's website and on DNAinfo.
Well, the crowd made a definite impression. But will it be one that keeps Uptown's schools from closing? Time will tell.