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).
View photos from the Falcon Theatre One-Act production “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”. All photos available for purchase here.
The English 1 and 2 STAAR End of Course exams are back for Spring 2021 and here’s Everything You Need To Know (EYNTKA) about them, UPDATED on April 7.
The English 1 STAAR online testing scheduled for April 6 was cancelled for Keller ISD students after a state-wide issue with connecting to testing servers.