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  • Article by: KELLY SMITH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 26, 2013 - 5:03 PM

Musical showcases junior high life

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School’s junior high production of “Junior High, the Musical” will take place Friday through Sunday.

The production, written by the school’s choir director, Nancy Stockhaus, and her nephew, Dylan Lamb, depicts a typical day in the life of junior high students.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for students and seniors; children age 5 and under are free. To buy tickets, go to or call 952-915-4358, ext. 2495.



Online school hosts information session

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy will host a free information session from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn, 11801 Fountains Way N., in Maple Grove.

Students from across the state attend the virtual K-12 public school program. On Tuesday, families can learn about online education, speak with faculty and learn about the enrollment process.

Real-time virtual online sessions hosted by a staff member are also available. For more information and to RSVP, visit or call 800-382-6010.

School launches anti-bullying campaign

A group of five public relations students at the University of Minnesota participating in the 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition have helped Maple Grove Junior High launch an anti-bullying campaign, “Together, For Good.”

The campaign, which aims to raise awareness about bullying and provide resources, has taken place throughout February.

Students used Twitter to tweet compliments through @MGJH_NiceThings while parents attended a meeting with mental health experts on bullying prevention.



Rotary accepting scholarship entries

The Chanhassen Rotary Foundation is accepting applications until Friday for its annual scholarship program for graduating seniors living in Chanhassen who attend any area high school.

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