During a time when it’s difficult to connect to one another due to the pandemic, finding different ways to keep in touch and interact with others can be uplifting. For Melissa Taylor’s class, communicating to other classes across the courtyard via sticky notes was one way to connect with students.
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On April 20, 2021, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter & third-degree murder. Judge Peter A. Cahill revoked Derek Chauvin’s bail after he was sentenced for killing George Floyd. Although found guilty, Judge Peter Cahill said sentencing would take place in an estimated eight weeks.
In Bessemer, AL employees of the Amazon Fulfillment Center-BHM1 were fighting to unionize to achieve a better working environment. Voting ended for warehouse workers on Mon. March 29. The vote concluded that BHM1 will not be able to unionize. Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union (RWDSU) plans to challenge the election results. The union intends to file objections over Amazon’s unfair labor practice charges and their election conduct with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Following the boom of protests for social causes, a group of students formed the Movement Against Racism At Keller or MARK. Founder, senior Parker Sutliff alongside with Junior Sudheshna Khadka worked during the Summer of 2020 to form MARK in an attempt to work with the school to combat racism amongst the district.
Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S History. On Jan. 20, 2021, 22-year old Gorman read her work, “The Hill We Climb,” at
Stacey Yvonne Abrams is a democratic politician, author, voting rights activist and lawyer. Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives for 11 years and