Jefferson slates cheer team tryouts

Jefferson High School’s sideline and competition cheer team tryouts will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. April 13 to 16 at Jefferson’s activity center, 4001 W. 102nd St. Tryouts are for girls entering grades 7-12 in the 2015-16 school year.

Parents and students interested in learning more are invited to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. April 9 in the school’s orchestra room. To learn more, contact head coach Kelly Gerleve at

St. Louis Park

Benilde names top seniors in class

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School has named nine valedictorians and two salutatorians of the class of 2015. Commencement ceremonies will be held at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School on May 29.

The valedictorians are Margaret Conry, Deephaven; Maureen Desmond, Minneapolis; Patrick Hunter, Plymouth; Madison Kahle, Crystal; Claire Kalb, Minneapolis; Sarah Karels, Eden Prairie; Hannah Scherer, Wayzata; Katherine Sprenger, Medina, and Jacqueline Theisen, Maple Grove. The salutatorians are Matthew Arnason of Edina and Jaqueline Lawyer of Orono.

Golden Valley

Breck School presents ‘Spamalot’

The Breck School Performing Arts Department’s winter Upper School musical will be “Spamalot.” The spoof of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” won the Tony Award for musicals in 2005 and has content suitable for all ages.

It will run March 6-7 and March 13-14. Each production will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Cargill Theater on the Breck campus, 123 Ottawa Av. N., Golden Valley.

General admission tickets are $5 and are available at the door 30 minutes before the show.