5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, June 8

Church members conduct an intercessory prayer as they walk around The Fountain of Praise church Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Houston. A public memorial and private funeral service for George Floyd will be held at the church. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis Police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Church members conduct an intercessory prayer as they walk around The Fountain of Praise church Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Houston. A public memorial and private funeral service for George Floyd will be held at the church. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis Police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Here are things you need to know for Monday, June 8:

1. Public viewing, funeral service for George Floyd to be held in Houston this week: Here’s what you need to know

The Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center is organizing the funeral services for Houston-native George Floyd.

A memorial service for Floyd will be held Monday in Houston and a funeral service will be held Tuesday.

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2. New HISD high school delays opening to January 2021 amid COVID-19

The new Austin High School is now slated to open in January 2021, delayed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Houston Independent School District news release. The $80.9 million school was originally set to open in August 2020.

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