Parent charged after threatening to “shoot up” Wright Middle School in Nashville — Osama Awali

51-year-old Osama Awali is jailed in lieu of a $75,000 bond after threatening to “shoot up” Wright Middle School in Nashville. Upset that the school denied his request to transfer his daughter from the school, he called the MNPS customer service line on Monday and stated that he would show up Tuesday and “punch the principal”, Sharada Deaton, and continued that he “may as well shoot up the place”. He was taken into custody Tuesday as he arrived in the student drop-off lane. Awali is charged with Communicating a threat against a school employee, a misdemeanor.

Former Metro school librarian arrested for DUI: Passes out at a school. Tells cops, “I’m not going to pass that S#!%”

49-year-old Gretchen E. Good was arrested for driving under the influence after the former Napier Elementary School librarian was found passed out behind the wheel near Lockeland Elementary School.

School Board Showdown. Board member asks teachers to come wearing masks, Director seeks to fill seats with his own friends

A school board member asking teachers to show up in masks. A judge on the radio asking black listeners to show up and fill the seats first. Welcome to the first Metro School Board meeting of 2019, tonight at 5 p.m.